Monday morning round-up

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

London’s top law firms lure staff to offices with yoga and beekeeping [Financial Times] (£)

Law firms’ falling value shakes investors [The Times] (£)

Recession to end City’s legal sector pay war, recruiters warn [City A.M.]

Government to announce law banning ‘conversion therapy’ [ITV]

Cross-party MPs launch fightback against bill to tear up 4,000 EU laws [The Guardian]

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Katie Waissel: X Factor contestant retrains as lawyer — and takes on Simon Cowell [The Times] (£)

British lawyer hired as peacemaker between Meghan Markle and sister Samantha [Mirror]

Eight bizarre laws you’ve probably broken without realising [Echo]

A week in New York as a law student [Refinery29]

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