Following Bloomberg’s loss in a privacy lawsuit, the British media is likely to face difficulties in reporting legal stories, even when they concern an individual being investigated in relation to their business.
An integral element in most assessment centres is a case study interview. These can be difficult to prepare for but offer a great opportunity to demonstrate your capability! The following are just some of the skills that are likely to be tested during the interview:
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) as we know it formed in 2018 after the merger of UK-based Berwin Leighton Paisner and US firm Bryan Cave. The Silver Circle firm currently has three UK offices (London, Manchester, and Southampton) on top of 31 overseas offices across 11 countries. Of 34 UK training contracts, 32 are offered in London, the other two in Manchester. The firm is divided into three main departments: Real Estate, Corporate and Financial Transactions, and Litigation and Investigations, with real estate being the firm’s main UK success. They are at the forefront of legal innovation and count the Crown Estate amongst their clients. BCLP is international, creative and supportive.
Slaughter and May is one of the leading Magic Circle law firms. Despite a small number of international offices - with only 3 in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Brussels abroad - it retains a strong international reputation and presence. Their lawyers are well-versed in over 40 different languages, and the firm boasts a carefully curated network of developing close working relationships with other leading law firms and companies from across the world.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a Boohoo advert for being “sexually suggestive”.
An unexpected financial out-of-court settlement has been reached in the US civil sexual assault case brought by Virginia Giuffre against Prince Andrew. Ms Giuffre claims Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her on three occasions when she was 17 after being sex trafficked by convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and his socialite friend Ghislaine Maxwell.