Yousif Al-Dujaili discusses the Volker Rule, the different approaches to banking regulation in the US and the UK, and the effect on law firms.
With application opening dates for both vacation schemes and training contracts fast approaching, Emily Townsend gives us her tips on how to best prepare and what sort of things you have to take into account when attempting any applications.
Tristan Frisell examines the Alexandros T case and the implications of it on jurisdiction agreements.
Emma Warman discusses the 'Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting' proposal and the impact that this reform will have on litigation costs and claims by less wealthy individuals.
Emily Townsend brings you all the details of Lord Sumption's lecture on 'The Limits of Law'. She considers whether Strasbourg is an "activist" court as Lord Sumption says.
Emily Townsend discusses the controversies around the role of the European Court of Human Rights and evaluates the claim that it undermines the democratic process.
Emily Townsend provides advice on informally approaching law firms to seek work experience placements, including insight into how to structure a covering letter and what to expect on your placement.
Emily Townsend discusses both the merits and problems with a litigation culture in society, and examines the positions of the UK and US.
Emily Townsend provides an overview of what to expect in a negotiation exercise, the type of strategies that can be employed by either side and a list of Do's and Don'ts.
Emily Townsend looks at litigation and the different methods of alternative dispute resolution and considers whether or not litigation is the only way to resolve a dispute, or whether there are other methods available.