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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 […]
October 21, 2019

Long Live the Lockstep

Article by Mustaqim Mohammad Iqbal  Historically, law firms around the world, whether in London, New York or elsewhere, have adopted the model of the traditional ‘lockstep’ partnership. […]
October 14, 2019

The Trump Impeachment: A brief summary

Article by Eliza Liddicott In conjunction with the UK, the US political world is in an unprecedented state, with unknown and unforeseen developments occurring almost every […]
October 4, 2019

Reforming the Law: An update on the rules of Surrogacy

Article by Eliza Liddicott Some laws feel impersonal; they are rules set by a distant legislative body and are unlikely to impact on our lives. Other […]
October 2, 2019

Brexit Insight: A No-Deal Brexit and the Rollercoaster UK Economy

Article by Oluwabunmi Adaramola After three long years of Brexit looming over the UK, it appears a deadline for the UK to leave the EU has […]
September 27, 2019

Overview of Socio-political Disruptions in China in 2019

Article by Mustaqim Mohammad Iqbal Over the past several decades, China has grown into an economic and financial superpower that only the USA, with all of […]
September 26, 2019

Mental Health Amongst University Students

Many new and returning students are moving away from home, their networks of friends and having to adopt to the cultural shock of a new area […]