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The top legal affairs news stories from the long weekend

Striking barristers to meet new Justice Secretary [Independent]

Policing anti-monarchy protestors properly ‘not a hard job’, insists barrister behind blank-placard experiment [LBC News]

Santander hired law firm to investigate bankers’ strip club trip [Financial Times]

What did the public really think about lockdown law? [Prospect Magazine]

Greenpeace takes legal action over EU’s ‘green’ label for gas and nuclear [Reuters]

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Veteran, lawyer and teacher among nearly 200 recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours to be invited to state funeral [Sky News]

King Charles III set to change law to stop non-working royals from acting as official stand-in [iNews]

Truss plan to axe sugar tax runs into legal and parliamentary hitches [The Guardian]

The lawless world of crypto scams [Financial Times]

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