Morning round-up: Friday 12 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Judge orders City trader to pay ex-wife £453m in biggest UK divorce award [The Telegraph]

European court aide rules Uber is a transport company [BBC News]

Married lawyer hasn’t been seen since she dropped her 11-year-old daughter off at school in her Mercedes two weeks ago [Mail Online]

Labour to strengthen legal protections for trans people [Independent]

Indefinite suspension for solicitor who opted to pay off bank instead of £605,000 owed to HMRC [Legal Futures]

Someone remind Donald Trump he is not above the law [The Guardian]

This man tried to use an ancient legal loophole to avoid paying council tax [Manchester Evening News]

Part-time freelance legal writers required to work with Peloton Communications Group [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Would be so good to be of counsel. £200k a year, far less stress, more stability. Can still afford that Aston you’ve always wanted.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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