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January 14, 2021

Interview with Simranjeet Kaur Mann, a future trainee solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson

In this article, Enakshi Khasriya interviews Simranjeet Kaur Mann, a future trainee solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson. Simranjeet discusses what made her want to go into the legal profession, and how she started her own legal mentoring scheme and YouTube channel “Sim’s Legal Mentoring” to assist aspiring lawyers.
January 10, 2021

Charlotte Byrom discusses the recent case of Unwired Planet v Huawei and Conversant Wireless Licensing v Huawei & ZTE [2020] UKSC 37

The cases of Unwired Planet v Huawei and Conversant Wireless Licensing v Huawei & ZTE are extremely significant as they were the first full judicial contemplation […]
January 10, 2021

To what extent is air pollution a cause of death? – Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah

Article by Louise Horn   On the 16th of December, 2020, a nine year old girl who died after experiencing an acute asthma attack becomes the […]
January 10, 2021

Zara Yusuf discusses the recent UK Supreme Court issued its judgement in Enka Insaat ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38

  On the 9th October 2020, the UK Supreme Court issued its judgement in Enka Insaat ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC […]
January 10, 2021

Emily Watts discusses the recent case of R (on the application of Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2020] EWCA Civ 1058

This case discusses whether the use of Automated Facial Recognition technology (AFR) used by South Wales Police was lawful.  Facts: South Wales Police (SWP) were employing […]
January 5, 2021

Upcoming Webinar: How to ace assessment centres and virtual interviews

The Student Lawyer has partnered with City Career Series to bring readers a FREE webinar hosted by Jake Schogger to break down all you need to know about how to prepare for, and ace, commercial law assessment centres!
December 24, 2020

Growing Trend of Legal Tech Subsidiaries

Dilara Devin explores the growth of legal technology subsidiaries as law firms are developing their own technology to increase efficiency within the legal sector.   Legal […]
December 21, 2020
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How To Research Law Firms

In this article Meagan Leightley will explore the best ways to research law firms. Researching law firms is crucial when applying for vacation and training contracts because it enables you to tailor your application specifically to what they want and value as a company. Furthermore, through research you will also discover whether the firm is right for you which is just as important!
December 20, 2020

Have we seen peak private equity? 

Joe Zietman analyses the current state of the private equity sector.  In the years following the 2008 financial crisis, private equity has gone from strength to […]