Katerina Mrhacova

December 6, 2019

UK Political Updates Series: New Speaker of the House of Commons

Article by Eliza Liddicott As promised last week, the following article provides an insight into this overwhelming political period, making up the second of three updates. In […]
December 5, 2019

Thomas Cook Collapse: A look into the firm’s insolvency procedure

In September 2019, Thomas Cook entered into Compulsory Liquidation. The events that led to the decision and the legal explanation of what Compulsory Liquidation is can be found in this article.
November 28, 2019

UK Political Updates Series: General election 2019

The first episode of our three-part UK Political Updates Series is here. In the first update, you can find an overview of the pledges of the parties and the Brexit considerations, which play an indispensable role in this year's election. Next article will answer the question: Who is the Speaker of the House?
November 27, 2019

Kashmir: Disputed territory or helpless mistake?

The Kashmir region has been the subject of dispute between India and Pakistan for decades. In August 2019, Article 370 of the Constitution of India was repealed, starting even more significant controversies. The details and the, somewhat underwhelming, international reaction are all summarised in this article.
November 22, 2019

The Repeal of The Human Rights Act 1998

The impact of Brexit on international politics and the economy has been speculated by many, resulting in countless attempts to predict the outcomes. The effect on the protection of human rights has not received the same recognition. What are the threats to the safeguarding of human rights arising from leaving the Union?
November 20, 2019

ExxonMobil and the Rise of Climate Litigation

The case of ExxonMobil has been filling the news lately due to its role in acknowledgement of climate change litigation. The role of environmental protection is increasing and threatening irresponsibly-ran corporations. In this article, you will find both the overview of the case and the broader context of the area of law as a whole.
November 16, 2019

The Fall of WeWork and the Mechanics of Public Offerings

This article covers the attempt of WeWork to become a publicly-traded company. The case study is followed by a summary of how initial public offerings works and the related legislation, to give you an overview of the challenges such strategies may pose.
November 1, 2019

The ‘Big 4’ Entry into Legal Services Industry: Threat or opportunity?

Oluwabunmi Adaramola reports on the expansion of consulting firms into legal services and the challenges this creates for traditional law firms. Such increasing liberalisation of the sector can be attributed to the Legal Services Act 2007. This article aims to examine the threats and opportunities of the trend.
October 24, 2019

Activism in the Modern Era: The success of the new up-skirting legislation

The world seemed to be on a trajectory towards becoming a more just and equal place. For a long time, people’s activism was the force pushing […]