Bank Holiday round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the long weekend

The Secret Barrister: The law’s broken. Here’s how to fix it [The Times] (£)

Promoting junior prosecutors will help clear courts backlog, says Labour [The Guardian]

I work with rape survivors who will be hugely affected by barristers walking out – but I agree with their reasons for striking [Independent]

Why are criminal barristers striking and what will happen to court cases? [Independent]

Ofgem being sued over ‘devastating’ 80% hike to energy price cap [LAD Bible]

Army tribunal judge mocked me for being Welsh, says officer [The Times] (£)

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Morgan Stanley orders internal lawyer to supervise block trading desk [Financial Times] (£)

A Who’s Who of Silicon Valley Lawyers Up for the Musk-Twitter Trial [The New York Times]

Twitter must give Elon Musk more data on fake users, judge rules [Financial Times] (£)

Huge party set to celebrate independent boutique owner’s legal battle win over ZARA [Gazette Live]

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Rape accused survivors (who are innocent until proven guilty) are also affected by barristers walking out.


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