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Insurer Unsure: Insurance company LV= backs controversial takeover bid

Insurer Unsure: Insurance company LV= backs controversial takeover bid

The board of LV= (LV) has issued more …

Anti-sleaze: will banning second jobs harm the quality of Parliament?

Anti-sleaze: will banning second jobs harm the quality of Parliament?

Boris Johnson moves to support banning MPs taking …

LittleLaw Looks At…SPACs: The future of financial regulation?

LittleLaw Looks At…SPACs: The future of financial regulation?

Binance is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by …

LittleLaw Looks At…Binance and the FCA

LittleLaw Looks At…Binance and the FCA

Binance is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by …

What you need to know about… CMS

What you need to know about… CMS

In 2017, the three law firms Cameron McKenna, …

Hey, big spenders: US private equity targeting UK law firms

Hey, big spenders: US private equity targeting UK law firms

A private equity boss has predicted big investment …

How do I make my non-law background appealing to commercial law firms?

How do I make my non-law background appealing to commercial law firms?

“Why do you want to be a commercial …

What you need to know about… Eversheds Sutherland

What you need to know about… Eversheds Sutherland

After the 2017 transatlantic merger between Eversheds LLP, …

A War Between Giants: Amazon to ban Visa credit cards

A War Between Giants: Amazon to ban Visa credit cards

The retail giant Amazon has announced it will …

Referee Needed: Football clubs look set for court battle

Referee Needed: Football clubs look set for court battle

Football club Wycombe Wanderers could sue Derby County, …

“Twitter told me to”: Elon Musk sells $5bn worth of Tesla shares after Twitter poll

“Twitter told me to”: Elon Musk sells $5bn worth of Tesla shares after Twitter poll

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of electric vehicle …

A Heated Debate: COP26 publishes first draft deal

A Heated Debate: COP26 publishes first draft deal

Following negotiations, a draft agreement that called to …

What you need to know about… Latham & Watkins

What you need to know about… Latham & Watkins

Born in Los Angeles, Latham and Watkins stands …

Mark’s Metaverse: The implications of Facebook’s rebranding

Mark’s Metaverse: The implications of Facebook’s rebranding

Mark Zuckerberg has recently announced his plans to …

Scamdemic: Many worthy fraud compensation claims denied by banks

Scamdemic: Many worthy fraud compensation claims denied by banks

Consumer watchdog \”Which?\” has reported that 75% of …

Shielding Tech: Supreme Court rejects iPhone tracking case

Shielding Tech: Supreme Court rejects iPhone tracking case

On Wednesday 10 November 2021, the UK Supreme …

No imposters! Ashurst launches course in imposter syndrome

No imposters! Ashurst launches course in imposter syndrome

Ashurst is extending the firm’s Virtual Experience Programme …

Stranger Things Have Happened: Netflix dives into gaming

Stranger Things Have Happened: Netflix dives into gaming

On Tuesday 2 November 2021, Netflix launched Netflix …

What you need to know about… Hogan Lovells

What you need to know about… Hogan Lovells

In 2010, US firm Hogan & Hartson merged …

“Convenient but Unconvincing”: Neuberger criticises Judicial Review and Courts Bill

“Convenient but Unconvincing”: Neuberger criticises Judicial Review and Courts Bill

Lord Neuberger, former president of the Supreme Court, …

Primed to Unionise: Amazon workers push to unionise in New York

Primed to Unionise: Amazon workers push to unionise in New York

Amazon workers from four sites in New York …

Not a Match: Legal battle surrounding Tinder’s valuation turns ugly

Not a Match: Legal battle surrounding Tinder’s valuation turns ugly

Tinder founders finally go to court amidst a …

Meatballs are coming to town: IKEA buys Topshop’s former Oxford Circus flagship store
Richy Rishi: what does the Autumn Budget mean for UK businesses

Richy Rishi: what does the Autumn Budget mean for UK businesses

Rishi Sunak delivered his Autumn 2021 Budget on …

TschĂĽss to Jens Weidmann: Head of Bundesbank to step down

TschĂĽss to Jens Weidmann: Head of Bundesbank to step down

Jens Weidmann, head of Germany’s Central Bank, has …

Better than Ever: Lloyds Bank reports double profits

Better than Ever: Lloyds Bank reports double profits

Lloyds Banking Group reports better than expected profits …

Fight Or Flight: Green campaigners hit out at Sunak’s tax cut on domestic air travel

Fight Or Flight: Green campaigners hit out at Sunak’s tax cut on domestic air travel

Environmental campaigners have criticised the UK government’s plans …

Boiling point: British households could see Budget boost wiped out by inflationary pressure

Boiling point: British households could see Budget boost wiped out by inflationary pressure

Although the Budget announced by UK Chancellor Rishi …

A Polexit in the Making?: Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as rule of law row continues

A Polexit in the Making?: Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as rule of law row continues

The Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has accused …

Interest vs Inflation: The Bank of England’s plan to tackle post-Covid inflation
Legal Ops: City law firms launch new legal operations scheme

Legal Ops: City law firms launch new legal operations scheme

Six top City law firms have partnered to …

Limited Economy: Apple unable to meet demand on flagship products due to supply shortages

Limited Economy: Apple unable to meet demand on flagship products due to supply shortages

Continued chip shortages may result in the tech …

How to succeed at CV interviews

How to succeed at CV interviews

It is absolutely vital that you know exactly …

Red Card: Footballers are Taking Their Performance Data and are Going Home

Red Card: Footballers are Taking Their Performance Data and are Going Home

Footballers are preparing to take legal action against …

How to leverage jobs and past experience in applications

How to leverage jobs and past experience in applications

It’s a tale as old as time, you’ve …

Going Green: Green energy investment needed to save energy markets

Going Green: Green energy investment needed to save energy markets

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a …

Saving Steel: Cash Injection to Save Hundreds of Jobs at UK Steel Plants

Saving Steel: Cash Injection to Save Hundreds of Jobs at UK Steel Plants

GFG Alliance has promised to inject ÂŁ50m into …

What you need to know about… Irwin Mitchell

What you need to know about… Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell was originally founded in 1912 in …

Oh, food, glorious food: Get used to higher prices

Oh, food, glorious food: Get used to higher prices

Kraft Heinz warns consumers that rising food prices …

A Tax Revolution: incorporation of minimum 15% corporate tax

A Tax Revolution: incorporation of minimum 15% corporate tax

136 countries agreed to impose a minimum corporate …

Keeping connected: How aspiring lawyers can effectively network remotely

Keeping connected: How aspiring lawyers can effectively network remotely

Networking is vital for anyone wanting to break …

A Data Deep Mine: Mishcon de Reya takes on Deepmind

A Data Deep Mine: Mishcon de Reya takes on Deepmind

Law firm Mischon De Reya leads a class-action …

Selling English Law Abroad: The UK jurisdiction fights for emerging sectors

Selling English Law Abroad: The UK jurisdiction fights for emerging sectors

As globalisation and digitisation allow businesses more choice …

What you need to know about… Addleshaw Goddard

What you need to know about… Addleshaw Goddard

An oldie but a goldie, the firm traces …

Pandora’s Box: The world’s rich and powerful exposed by leak

Pandora’s Box: The world’s rich and powerful exposed by leak

The world’s most rich and powerful, including government …

Lights out for Bulb? OVO plans takeover bid

Lights out for Bulb? OVO plans takeover bid

Ovo Energy is making plans to make a …

Saving Christmas?: Transport bosses call for Covid restriction easing

Saving Christmas?: Transport bosses call for Covid restriction easing

Transport groups are calling for the removal of …

Benefits of Paralegalling before your Training Contract

Benefits of Paralegalling before your Training Contract

Gaining paralegal experience can help with not just …

So long, Fur-well!: Furlough Scheme comes to an end

So long, Fur-well!: Furlough Scheme comes to an end

The UK’s ÂŁ70bn Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) …

Well that was quick: Deliveroo takes its first step into rapid grocery deliveries

Well that was quick: Deliveroo takes its first step into rapid grocery deliveries

Deliveroo, in partnership with Britain’s 4th largest supermarket …

Bye Bye Business Rates: Labour pledges to do away with business rates if elected

Bye Bye Business Rates: Labour pledges to do away with business rates if elected

The shadow chancellor, Rachel Reeves, has said that …

Lightning Strike: The European Commission proposes standardisation of USB chargers

Lightning Strike: The European Commission proposes standardisation of USB chargers

The European Commission (EC) has launched a proposal …

The Great Debt of China: Evergrande on the brink of collapse?

The Great Debt of China: Evergrande on the brink of collapse?

Chinese company Evergrande owes $300bn in debt. The …

No Energy: The Domino Effect hitting the UK’s Energy Industry

No Energy: The Domino Effect hitting the UK’s Energy Industry

The UK’s energy industry is under threat as …

The Inns of court: What are they and why are they important?

The Inns of court: What are they and why are they important?

Possessing deep historical importance within the legal profession, …

Exploitation or Capitalism? Big Tech just gets bigger

Exploitation or Capitalism? Big Tech just gets bigger

“Big Tech” companies such as Apple, Facebook, Google, …

Risky Business: Recent surge in interest in altcoins thought to be unsustainable

Risky Business: Recent surge in interest in altcoins thought to be unsustainable

Some experts believe the recent surge in investment …

10 Top Tips for Law Firm Applications

10 Top Tips for Law Firm Applications

Applying for law firms can be a daunting …

What you need to know about… DLA Piper

What you need to know about… DLA Piper

In 2005, San Diego-based Gray Cary Ware & …

Ireland fails to enforce EU data privacy law: A watchdog or lapdog?

Ireland fails to enforce EU data privacy law: A watchdog or lapdog?

A recent report shows that Ireland’s data protection …

Dry October: UK Government temporarily suspends competition law to combat fuel shortages

Dry October: UK Government temporarily suspends competition law to combat fuel shortages

The UK Government has suspended competition law for …

What is a “dividend”?

What is a “dividend”?

A dividend is the distribution of profits by …

Not so easyJet: Low-cost carrier turns down takeover bid

Not so easyJet: Low-cost carrier turns down takeover bid

European low-cost airline EasyJet has turned down a …

How law firms test your commercial awareness throughout the application process

How law firms test your commercial awareness throughout the application process

Commercial awareness is a buzzword that never ceases …

BT Sport’s time is short: DAZN eyes takeover

BT Sport’s time is short: DAZN eyes takeover

The sports streaming service, DAZN, is in advanced …

Humanitarian Crisis: Airbnb to provide a safety zone for Afghan refugees

Humanitarian Crisis: Airbnb to provide a safety zone for Afghan refugees

Through their nonprofit, Airbnb is providing temporary housing …

To beer or not to beer? Wetherspoons runs low on several beer brands

To beer or not to beer? Wetherspoons runs low on several beer brands

Wetherspoons has announced that several of its pubs …

My Landlord Lloyds: Banks become landlords in new “build to rent” sector

My Landlord Lloyds: Banks become landlords in new “build to rent” sector

Lloyds Bank has announced its plans to buy …

What is “administration”?

What is “administration”?

Administration as we know it today started out …

What you need to know about… Osborne Clarke

What you need to know about… Osborne Clarke

A regionally rooted firm with growing international force, …

To Three or not to Three?: Ofcom provisionally approves the return of BBC Three to broadcast television

To Three or not to Three?: Ofcom provisionally approves the return of BBC Three to broadcast television

The media regulator Ofcom has given provisional approval …

A Commercial Awareness Morning Routine

A Commercial Awareness Morning Routine

Being commercially aware is key to succeeding in …

Egg-citing: Fertility-related benefits to be offered to Clifford Chance and Cooley employees

Egg-citing: Fertility-related benefits to be offered to Clifford Chance and Cooley employees

Law firms Clifford Chance and Cooley will offer …

LittleLaw Looks At… The Legal Framework for Deepfakes

LittleLaw Looks At… The Legal Framework for Deepfakes

Coinciding with the democratisation of technology (the rapid …

Food Fiasco: M&S warns of Brexit food crisis

Food Fiasco: M&S warns of Brexit food crisis

Marks & Spencer have warned that the incoming …

Should universities teach commercial awareness as part of the legal curriculum?

Should universities teach commercial awareness as part of the legal curriculum?

Commercial awareness essentially underpins all business, whether identifying …

New Beginnings: Is the UK government doing enough to ensure safety for vulnerable Afghans?

New Beginnings: Is the UK government doing enough to ensure safety for vulnerable Afghans?

As the Taliban take over in Afghanistan, thousands …

Suit Up: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over release of Black Widow

Suit Up: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over release of Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson, best known for portraying one of …

What you need to know about… Herbert Smith Freehills

What you need to know about… Herbert Smith Freehills

As one of the world’s leading professional services …

Setting the Tone for Music Copyright: Eurovision loser wins copyright case

Setting the Tone for Music Copyright: Eurovision loser wins copyright case

Eurovision 2021 contestant James Newman has won a …

Tesla in trouble (again): Autopilot hopes far from reality as investigation launches

Tesla in trouble (again): Autopilot hopes far from reality as investigation launches

Investigations have commenced into both Tesla’s driver-assistance system …

Chicken Run: Nando’s shuts restaurants after running short of supplies

Chicken Run: Nando’s shuts restaurants after running short of supplies

The South African chain Nando’s, famous for its …

Training Contract: Expectations v Realities

Training Contract: Expectations v Realities

Everyone wants a training contract. From the glamour …

What is a “legal fiction”?

What is a “legal fiction”?

The term “legal fiction” can be traced all …

Take the bait: or Nevermind?

Take the bait: or Nevermind?

Spencer Elden, the man who appeared as the …