Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

London’s legal sector continues to lead the world [City AM]

$340m in London law firm’s account suspected of 1MDB connection [The Guardian]

Coronavirus: Can the pandemic make us rethink our courts? [BBC News]

Special Forces emails about SAS killings in Afghanistan “deeply troubling”, says lawyer [The Independent]

From Black Lives Matter to Bleak House: David Lammy picks the best books about justice [The Guardian]

Croatia arrest for lawyer who lifted lid on oil bribes scandal [The Telegraph]

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Putin signs law giving cryptocurrency legal status in Russia []

Boris Johnson orders police to enforce face mask laws [The Telegraph]

Chris Packham loses bid for legal challenge over HS2 [BBC News]

Facebook bows to Brazil judge, blocks 12 accounts worldwide [ABC News]

Kenyan tea workers file UN complaint against Unilever over 2007 ethnic violence [The Guardian]

“I remember a trainee who time recorded around 10 hours a day on files that were closed…” [Legal Cheek Comments]

Virtual student event: Secrets to Success Sheffield — with CMS, Irwin Mitchell and ULaw [Legal Cheek Events]

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