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The top legal affairs news stories from the coronation weekend 👑

Laws limiting protest must be repealed, campaigner says after coronation arrest [Evening Standard]

Government’s £4m legal bill for post-Brexit bonfire of EU laws [Independent]

City law firm tells junior partners to cough up £20,000-£42,000 each [City A.M.]

Brexiters’ dream of divergence from EU laws risks backfiring [Financial Times] (£)
Aberdeen lawyers join Glasgow and Edinburgh in boycott of juryless rape trials pilot [Sky News]

Ed Sheeran’s court victory reveals the paradox of putting creativity on trial [The Guardian]

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Microsoft hires EU-beating lawyer to revive blocked mega-merger [The Telegraph] (£)

Merseyside defies odds and will finally achieve his dream of becoming a barrister [Liverpool Echo]

Number of Russians using London Commercial Court reaches new record despite sanctions [City A.M.]

High court rejects claim UK government ‘secretly’ ditched animal testing ban [The Guardian]

I’m the barrister who saved Anthony Joshua’s boxing career – he thanked me with Klitschko tickets but I turned him down [The Sun]

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