Morning round-up: Monday 25 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Sadiq Khan’s Uber ban “could breach race laws as more than 90% of drivers are from minorities” say campaigners as 20,000 of the firm’s workers email the London mayor [Mail Online]

Uber flags down TfL nemesis lawyer to head up appeal against London ban [The Telegraph]

Why Uber’s fate could herald backlash against ‘digital disruptors’ [The Observer]

Jeremy Corbyn signals he could back strikes that break “really unfair” law passed by Tory government [The Mirror]

Labour pledges law to cut credit card debt [BBC News]

Violence stifles debate on transgender law proposals as experts claims issue is too “explosive” to discuss — and activists defend assault of woman, 60 [The Sun]

Social media are testing the legal boundaries of free speech [The Guardian]

Portuguese children to crowdfund European climate change case [The Guardian]

Ryanair faces £24million legal bill over flight cancellation chaos [The Express]

Libor rigging trader court case begins in bid to overturn FCA ban [The Telegraph]

Bristol student commercial awareness event: Infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Do you reckon you can ask your supervisor to set some money aside to research the negative effects of closing a deal at 3am? Get to yer lecture ‘n’ stop whinin’!” [Legal Cheek Comments]