Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from this morning and the weekend

Legal requirement to self-isolate after positive Covid test to end next week [Evening Standard]

London’s leading law firms scrambling to assess potential financial hit if sanctions slapped on Russian clients [This Is Money]

Green advice given by law firms but not taken [The Times] (£)

Major law firm buys property in the metaverse and opens virtual office [ABA Journal]

A fox-killing lawyer, his bombastic claims — and the grotesque indulgence that is clogging our courts [The Mail on Sunday]

Jolyon apologises for pretending he won [Guido Fawkes]

Pregnant law firm receptionist who was told she was ‘no longer needed’ after she had to take time off work with morning sickness wins pregnancy discrimination and unfair dismissal claims [Mail Online]

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Edinburgh Law School staff accuse uni of ‘penny-pinching’ after removing free teabags [The Tab]

Small London law firm seeks to compete with magic circle by appointing its own ‘fertility officer’ [City A.M.]

‘I used to live on 19p Lidl pasta — now I make six figures selling secondhand clothes’: Law graduate Hollie, 25, started selling her clothes while attending university and now employs five people to help her run her shops, while she lives abroad in Bali, Indonesia [Mirror]

Money diary: A 29-year-old legal PA in Essex on £45k [Refinery 29]

“I, too, cannot wait to see LinkedIn announcements proclaiming delight at being ‘called to the metaverse’…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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