Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

One of Brexit’s rare winners: Big British law firms [New York Times]

Facebook’s Clegg: Politicians must regulate to avoid ‘Balkanized’ internet [Politico]

Vote Leave drops appeal against fine for electoral offences [The Guardian]

“Groundbreaking” new domestic abuse law comes into force [BBC News]

Theresa May “could ask the Queen to stop soft Brexit”, lawyers claim [The Mirror]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Can the government veto legislation by advising the Queen to withhold royal assent? [Public Law for Everyone]

Liberal lawyer Caputova wins election to become Slovakia’s first female president [Reuters]

Small and medium-sized law firms’ income up for seventh year [Law Society Gazette]

Swedish police officer arrests fugitive in sauna while both naked [The Telegraph]

“50% of lawtech is faddish nonsense, and you as a trainee lawyer will have minimal involvement in the rest beyond using the software your partners opt to buy. Enjoy your last few months of freedom rather than wasting them like this.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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