Monday morning round-up

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

‘Magic circle’ law firm Linklaters to exit Russia amid Ukraine crisis [Financial Times]

Pass law to stop Russian oligarchs using UK courts to silence critics, Labour tells Boris Johnson [Independent]

The tight web of lawyers and PR firms who oil the wheels for billionaires [The Guardian]

Can we muzzle the Russian oligarchs’ London lawyer attack dogs? [The Times] (£)

Emotional moment Ukrainian law student completes marathon for family back home as protesters cheer in Piccadilly Gardens [Manchester Evening News]

Karim Khan: the ‘very modern British barrister’ heading ICC’s Russia inquiry [The Guardian]

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Legal fight to stop energy giant dumping tons of sediment in Bristol Channel [Mirror]

Police officer who posted comedy GIF in Twitter argument with solicitor loses appeal against misconduct proceedings decision [Scottish Legal News]

Egypt: First female judge presides over hearing at top court [Middle East Eye]

Mother’s warning after solicitor took own life amid perimenopause struggles [Eastern Daily Press]

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