Morning round-up: Friday 19 May

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Britain to be bound by European human rights laws for at least another five years even if Tories win election [The Telegraph]

Paris turns to English law to lure City business [Financial Times]

Son tries to sue ‘ungenerous’ £101m EuroMillions winner father because he only gave him £1.6m [The Independent]

Judge blasts ‘astonishing’ £2.7m legal fees in millionaire’s divorce battle [Evening Standard]

Being within the law does not put judiciary beyond criticism — The bread knife of legal reasoning [Legal Business]

Legal firms say use of tech will have greatest impact on business [Global Legal Post]

Unauthorised term-time holidays soar in England after legal challenge [The Guardian]

Trump’s top pick for FBI director, Joe Lieberman, works for a law firm that represents Trump [Quartz]

Apply to attend: The Legal Cheek and Shearman & Sterling General Election debate [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Reality is that league tables are BS and constantly changing. Just get into a reputable Russell Group and work hard lol.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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