Morning round-up: Monday 9 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Man in Dubai court over ‘hip touch’ [BBC News]

City of London ‘cyber court’ to tackle online fraud in financial sector [The Telegraph]

Calls for Theresa May to reveal ‘legal advice’ she received on stopping Brexit [The Independent]

Gender-neutral activist takes UK passports case to High Court [The Guardian]

Catalonia will apply referendum law calling for independence declaration, says leader [Reuters]

Top police officer backs ‘Sammy’s law’ pardons for grooming victims [The Guardian]

Lisa Bloom, lawyer advising Harvey Weinstein, resigns amid criticism from board members [New York Times]

Mass brawl erupts outside court with one well-dressed man brandishing walking stick [The Sun]

Top divorce lawyer Sandra Davis on break-ups and pre-nups [Financial Times]

If tech firms push the law to the limit, is that such a bad thing? [The Guardian]

Event: infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon in Bristol on Thursday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Man who is responsible for incredibly bad law that allows this mess then pretends his bad law will actually solve it?” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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