Morning round-up: Monday 6 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Belgian court frees ousted Catalan leader Puigdemont [Politico]

In Spain, democracy and law are being reduced to hollow shells [The Guardian]

Upholding the Rule of Law in the European Union [Open Democracy]

Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed with law firm leak [BBC News]

Offshore law firm Appleby’s response: “no evidence of wrongdoing” [The Guardian]

Lawyer reaches out to Damian Green [Twitter]

Parliamentary abuse investigations — witch hunt or rightful search for justice? [Channel 4 News]

SFO boss David Green kicks-start talks with legal giants as successors circle [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

UK “deeply concerned” by detention of human rights lawyer in Egypt [The Guardian]

Why STEM students make great lawyers: Hosted by LexisNexis, with Allen & Overy, Bristows, Reed Smith and more [STEM Future Lawyers]

Not Amused: “I have had my fair share of angry judges. Only one ever crossed the line in to being rude. But, despite your very kind offer to infantilise me, I’m not a child. I’m an adult. I don’t need your assistance or your manufactured concern.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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