Monday morning round-up

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

Top UK lawyer hits out at ‘authoritarian’ attacks on legal profession [The Guardian]

US law firm Paul Weiss mounts further raid on rival Kirkland [Financial Times] (£)

UK government to be reported to UN over strike law by TUC [BBC News]

Teesside mayor spent taxpayer cash on legal advice in spat with MP [Times] (£)

Sara Sharif’s father and stepmother were ‘urged to flee Britain’ after her death by UK solicitor as they would be ‘mistreated for being Muslims’, their family’s Pakistani lawyer claims [Mail Online]

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Lawyers concerned about ‘extraordinary’ FRC code omission [Financial Times] (£)

Shein sues Chinese rival in High Court copycat row [Telegraph] (£)

Shipping industry legal action surges as Ukraine war drives ‘emotive’ disputes [Financial Times] (£)

Felipe Massa’s lawyers to ask Lewis Hamilton to give up 2008 world title in legal challenge to F1 [Evening Standard]

“Relax. Of course you can do a vac scheme without quitting your job. Just take it as holiday.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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