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Russian Away: The impact of the Ukraine war on Russian lawyers

Due to the war with Ukraine, Russian lawyers have lost their jobs or hold on …

What is “Digital Contract Management”?

Offshore bankingDigital contract management refers to software that is used to write, store and monitor …

What you need to know about… PwC Legal

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is one of the top four accounting firms in the world, commonly referred …

What is “Offshore banking”?

Offshore banking relates to financial services provided by banks to individuals or companies that do …

Help Is on the Way: Every household to get £400 energy bill discounts

As part of new targeted government measures to help with the soaring cost of living, …

Pushing Premium: FCA seeks to relax rules to boost London listings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – the UK finance watchdog – has proposed new rules …

Welcome Home: Dyson ushers in new age of home-friendly robots

Dyson – the Singaporean multinational technology company founded in 1991 by James Dyson – is …

Renmin-bye: Chinese bonds being sold at record pace

International investors are selling Chinese bonds for the third month in a row, causing concerns …

Amazon on Fire: Amazon sued for discriminating against pregnant and disabled workers

Amazon has been accused of discriminating against pregnant and disabled workers in a complaint filed …

Goodbye Apple, Hello Aramco: Saudi Aramco supersedes Apple to become the most valuable company in the world

Saudi Aramco eclipses Apple as the world’s most valuable company after generating a record £32.3bn …

LittleLaw Looks At… Geopolitical Pressures Impacting Law Firms

Law firms are being impacted by a range of geopolitical pressures that could change the …

All Tangled Up: British customers bring lawsuit against electricity cable suppliers

European power cable suppliers are facing a UK class action lawsuit by British electricity customers …

Russia vs. the World: A win for India and China?

The ongoing War in Ukraine has resulted in sanctions from Western buyers of Russian oil. …

Everything in Moderation: Former content moderator sues Meta over working conditions

Meta – the parent company of Facebook – and its outsourcing company Sama are being …

Blockchain Takes on Europe: Binance bounces back in France

France becomes the first country in Europe to grant the crypto giant Binance regulatory approval …

iSad: Apple overtaken as world’s most valuable company

Following a volatile year for tech stocks, Apple has been overtaken by the Saudi Arabian …

Chip on Your Shoulder: The US’ struggle to keep down Chinese semiconductors

The US Government is looking for ways to keep the most advanced semiconductor technology out …

Not-so-perfect Pair: Adidas sports bra ads banned for nudity

Adidas’s adverts for its new sports bras have been banned for showing bare breasts. …

A Woe for Abortion Rights: US Supreme Court’s opinion to overturn Roe v Wade causes upheaval

A leaked US Supreme Court Draft Opinion exposes the Court’s vote to overturn abortion rights. …

LittleLaw Looks At… working in London offices compared to regional offices

One of the most important things to consider when deciding which firms to apply to …

Surrogacy Setback: Widower seeks to waive written consent requirements in posthumous fertility case

A British widower is looking for legal permission to use a viable embryo for surrogacy …

McColl’s Call for Assistance: Convenience store chain rescued by Morrisons

After recently being put into administration, the convenience store chain McColl’s has been sold to …

What you need to know about… Akin Gump

Akin Gump has come a long way since being set up by two former FBI …

Flying High: Qantas Airways to offer world’s longest passenger flights in 2025

Qantas Airways plans to offer some of the world’s longest direct passenger flights from Sydney …

Crunch Time: Kellogg’s takes the Government to court over new health promotion regulations

US food multinational Kellogg’s is taking legal action against the UK Government’s Department of Health …

LittleLaw Looks At… Buy Now, Pay Later: A piece of the consumer debt puzzle

The rapid growth of the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) sector is raising serious consumer …

What are “smart contracts”?

In a nutshell, smart contracts are self-executing contracts. Computer scientist Nick Szabo first coined this …

Big Boots to Fill: Indian billionaire plans Boots takeover

Mukesh Ambani, India’s second-richest man, is reportedly working with US buyout firm Apollo Global Management …

Legal Limbo: Ex-Nissan CEO trapped in Lebanon

Ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is looking to meet charges of financial wrongdoing head-on after France …

Storm or Reform: The new Leasehold Reform Act and its flaws

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 (“the Act”), entering into force at the end …

Red Notice: Netflix suffers dramatic subscriber losses

Shares in the streaming giant fell by 40% on the morning of Wednesday 21 April …

Buckle Up: A brutal rollercoaster of student loan interest rates to hit this September

Students and graduates in England will pay up to 12% interest on their loans from …

Post-Pandemic Peril: UK economic growth falls short of forecast in February

Growth of Britain’s gross domestic product (GDP) has experienced a sharper slowdown in February than …

Riding the Wave: The anticipation of a new wave of pandemic-related claims

Lawyers predict an increase in pandemic-related litigation claims over the next two years, a report …

The Domicile (Dis)Advantage: Rishi Sunak requests ministerial interests review amid tax row

The serving UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has referred himself to an independent …

Through the Looking Glass Ceiling: How government initiatives are creating better employment opportunities for women

Two initiatives have been launched this International Women’s Day to accelerate employment opportunities for women …

Natwest Like Never Before: Natwest goes private

The major retail and commercial bank Natwest is returning to majority private control, as it …

Final Warning: P&O Ferries dealt ultimatum to re-employ sacked workers

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps gave Peter Hebblethwaite, the boss of P&O Ferries, “one final opportunity” …

LittleLaw Looks At… Space Tourism

Space tourism is a sector of the aviation industry, which allows (extraordinarily wealthy) consumers to …

Shady Shein: Will opacity eventually cost fashion behemoth Shein?

One of the biggest players in fast fashion, Chinese online retailer Shein, has captured the …

Blown Away: Plans for offshore wind face resistance

New onshore infrastructure for clean electricity projects in Britain might become a point of concern …

Rwanda or Bust: UNHCR says UK asylum plan is against international law

The UN’s Refugee Agency (the UNHCR) has condemned the UK Government’s plans to relocate some …

Creating Competition: Global legislation and litigation to cut profits of Apple and Google’s app stores

There is a growing trend of legislation and litigation worldwide aimed at curbing the duopoly …

Twitter Takeover: Elon Musk deal to buy social network for $44bn accepted

On Thursday 14 April 2022, Elon Musk launched a hostile bid offering to buy 100% …

Will failing to convert a vacation scheme to a training contract put off other firms that I apply to?

As competitive as it is to secure a vacation scheme, it can still be competitive …

What is “casus belli’?

Casus Belli is a Latin expression that translates as ‘occasion of war’, that refers to …

Stem the Tide: P&O Ferries held back after failing safety checks twice

Following the failure of a second inspection conducted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), …

The Question to the Courts: Is serial litigation serial-killing justice?

A serial litigant, who has repeatedly advanced “baseless allegations of bad faith and dishonesty”, has …

Guilty as Charged: MP David Amess’ killer receives whole-life sentence

Ali Harbi Ali has received a whole-life sentence for the murder of Conservative MP for …

(Not) Explaining the Unexplained: UK unexplained wealth orders revamped

Although they were introduced to tackle the UK’s reputation for being a global hub for …

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