Morning round-up: Wednesday 22 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Lord Wilson defends big payouts in ‘divorce capital’ London [Financial Times]

Terminally ill man begins High Court challenge over assisted dying law [ITV News]

UK must retain link with European Court of Justice, say MPs [The Guardian]

EU to threaten Britain with court action if Theresa May refuses to pay £50bn Brexit divorce bill [The Telegraph]

Human rights laws could scupper May’s plan for EU migrant cut-off date, lawyers warn [Express]

The Queen and Barack Obama should team up to sue Donald Trump for libel, George W Bush’s ethics lawyer says [Independent]

MPs cite anti-terror law over Google ‘inaction’ on far-Right group’s video [The Telegraph]

Lawyer Aamer Anwar elected as new Glasgow University rector [The Scotsman]

Trump sics lawyers on teen for making silly site where kittens punch him [Observer]

India grants sacred river Ganges and the Yamuna ‘legal person’ status in a bid to restore the polluted waterways to health [Mail Online]

LPC graduates wanted to become Trainee Private Client Lawyers — Immediate Start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The issue here is that the legal profession, aided and abetted by the Court System, have managed to allow a law firm to accrue £200,000 worth of fees in a case where, really, only a 1 or 2 day hearing would have been required.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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