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Embracing Diversity: Setting the Standard for Inclusion in the Workplace

By Sa’eed Sadiq. Reading time: five minutes DLA Piper, an international law firm with over 90 offices in 40+ countries, demonstrates the power of diversity and inclusion […]

Let’s talk about the billable hour webinar- LawCare

By Oluwaseun Fatudimu. Reading time: three minutes To raise awareness of mental health in the legal profession, LawCare, a mental health charity for the legal sector, […]

AI in the legal field – An inevitable takeover?

In her article, Alia Hussain explores the intricate world of artificial intelligence (AI) in the legal sector, shedding light on the risks involved and the potential for misuse of its capabilities.

Recruiter Corner: Serena Read, Graduate Recruitment Adviser at Herbert Smith Freehills

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: five minutes Welcome to the Recruiter Corner! In this segment, we delve into the minds of legal professionals who play […]

Embracing cultural sensitivity in multinational firms

By Vridhi Mathur. Reading time: four minutes In an increasingly interconnected world, multinational firms operate across diverse cultural landscapes, necessitating a profound understanding and respect for […]

How to find Legal Volunteer Opportunities – Law Student Edition

By Levon Curtis. Reading time: three minutes In celebration of International Volunteers Week 2024, Levon Curtis discusses legal volunteer opportunities and how to find them. Legal […]

The importance of giving back

By Illka José Reading time: three minutes In celebration of International Volunteers Week 2024, Illka José examines the value of giving back to the legal community. […]

Why Aspiring Lawyers Should Volunteer this Summer

By Amine Imara. Reading time: three minutes In celebration of International Volunteers Week 2024, Amine Imara discusses why aspiring lawyers should volunteer this summer.  As summer […]

The Power of Pro Bono

By Kimseima Lim. Reading time: three minutes  In celebration of International Volunteers Week 2024, Kimseima Lim explores the profound impact of pro bono work in the […]

The Fight for Equality in Nigeria for Female Lawyers

By Suulola Akinkunmi. Reading time: three minutes Understanding the inequality The legal profession in Nigeria has witnessed significant progress in recent years. Yet, despite strides towards […]

Armstead (Appellant) v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company Ltd (Respondent) [2024] UKSC 6

Introduction This claim for £1,560 arose from a road traffic accident that reached the Supreme Court on its third appeal. While the amount claimed may be […]

Argentina’s Economic Turmoil – An Overview of the Economic Struggles and Analysis of Javier Milei’s Potential Impact on the Nation

In this article, Imran Chaudhri considers the political impact of Javier Milei’s austerity measures on the long-standing economic struggles in Argentina.

8 Tips for Finding the Best Truck Accident Lawyer for Your Case

Finding the right attorney in case of a truck accident is vital. A good lawyer knows much about such cases and can undertake all legal work […]

California’s Laws Regarding Pain and Suffering Damages: Compensation for Non-Economic Losses

Pain and suffering damages are a vital part of personal injury claims, covering the intangible losses victims endure. In California, it’s important for both plaintiffs and […]

Overcoming Speech Disorders in Law

By Dikshya Adhikari. Reading time: four minutes Stuttering and stammering, a speech problem that disrupts fluency, is a challenge faced by many, including legal professionals. For […]

Mental Health Stigma in the Legal Profession

By Oluwaseun Fatudimu. Reading time: four minutes  This article will explore the barriers to seeking mental health support and the stigma on law students and legal […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024: Moving with Awareness

By Illka José. Reading time: four minutes Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 In honour of Mental Health Awareness week, I had the opportunity to attend an […]

How much support are Neurodiverse lawyers provided in the legal industry?

By Reva Naidu. Reading time: four minutes  Recently, law firms and chambers have been taking leaps and bounds toward gender and racial equality, but how much […]

Supporting Single Parents at the Bar

By Brandi Amiss-Towler. Reading time: four minutes   Single parents Supporting single parents at the Bar is crucial to attracting, training and retaining a diverse pool […]

Exploring the Use of Artificial Intelligence Software for Law Students

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been disrupting various industries and disciplines, and the legal sector is not exempt from this new wave of technology. With AI software […]

An overview of the legal rights of the D/deaf community

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: three minutes For Deaf Awareness Week (6 to 12 May 2024), Freya Fredriksson has written an informative article on the legal […]

LGBTQ+ Rights and the Legal Profession

By Oluwaseun Fatudimu. Reading time: four minutes For Trans+ History Week (6-11 May), Oluwaseun Fatudimu has written an article on the challenges LGBTQ+ lawyers face in […]

LLMs – Demystifying the World of (Voluntary) Further Legal Study

In this article, Sammar Masood discusses the benefits of studying an LLM.

Navigating Exam Season: Practical Tips for Students

In this article, Inaya shares some top tips for exam success.

Mental Health and D&I in the Legal Industry

By Sofia Gagliardi. Reading time: two minutes Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), Sofia Gagliardi has penned an article discussing the influence of […]

“Don’t let your deafness hold you back”: Freya Fredriksson on Deaf Awareness Week 2024

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: four minutes For Deaf Awareness Week 2024 (6-12 May), I had the privilege of interviewing Freya Fredriksson, a dedicated sixth […]

How to establish a deaf-friendly legal workplace

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: four minutes As Deaf Awareness Week (6 to 12 May 2024) approaches, Freya Fredriksson presents a thought-provoking article aimed at illuminating […]

Curing Britain’s Sickness Culture

In this article, Nisha Rikhi dicusses ideas on tackling sickness culture in Britain.

The Student Lawyer Wellbeing Tips

Reading time: three minutes For Wellbeing Week in Law 2024, we asked members of The Student Lawyer’s D&I team to share how they include movement in […]

HM Solicitor General v Trudi Ann Warner [2024] EWHC 918

Trudi Warner was subject to a great deal of press interest in March 2023 after she held up the following sign outside the Old Bailey:-   […]

Addressing Mental Health Challenges in Law

By Kimseima Lim. Reading time: three minutes Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), The Student Lawyer’s D&I team have written a series of […]

Breaking the Silence on Mental Health

By Josmi Saji. Reading time: three minutes  Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), The Student Lawyer’s D&I team have written a series of […]

Is the legal profession fit for people with disabilities?

By Isha Amir. Reading time: four minutes I work at my local magistrate’s court and I have seen first-hand how inaccessible courts can be for people […]

April 2024 – Employment Law Updates

In her article, Demi Akande explores the new employment law legislations that companies are required to implement as of this April.

The Importance of Blind Recruitment to DEI

By Reva Naidu. Reading time: three minutes  Are blind hiring methods detrimental to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the legal sector? What is blind recruitment?  […]

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Law

By Illka José. Reading time: two minutes The gender wage gap that still exists in the UK’s legal profession has drawn increasing attention in recent years. […]

Event Review: Tackling Bullying, Harassment and Inappropriate Behaviour at the Bar

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: three minutes. On Tuesday 23 April, I attended a webinar on ‘Tackling Bullying, Harassment and Inappropriate behaviours at the Bar’ which was hosted by the Bar Council. […]

Bridging the Gap: How Mediation Training Can Enhance Your Legal Career

Are you a student lawyer or a legal professional looking to enhance your career prospects?  Mediation, often regarded as a cornerstone of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), […]

Reviewing the UK’s Right to Internet Access

As digital technologies continue to develop and become more widely used, regulations are necessary to ensure no third parties take advantage of these technologies to harm […]

The Conveyancing Protocol as outlined by The Law Society

Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores in her article the changes to the Law Society’s Conyeyancing Protocol, and the upcoming law to help lawyers draw up their sales contracts digitally.

Bridging the Gaps in Mental Health Care

Article by Salma Khalif. Reading time: 10 minutes Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), The Student Lawyer’s D&I team have written a series […]

Self care strategies for law students

By Abigail Wonga. Reading time: four minutes Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), The Student Lawyer’s D&I team have written a series of […]

How to slay the email dragon 

In this article, Nisha Rikhi discusses the services provided by local councils and their impact on businesses and people.

Prioritising wellness in law

By Jasmeen Kaur.  Reading time: four minutes Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), The Student Lawyer’s D&I team have written a series of […]

Building resilience in the face of adversity

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: four minutes. Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 (13-19 May), The Student Lawyer’s D&I team have written a series of […]

Intersectionality and Sexual Violence

By Abigail Wonga. Reading time: three minutes In April 2024, The Student Lawyer’s D&I team are marking the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). […]

Why People and Businesses Should Be Concerned About the State of Councils.

In this article, Nisha Rikhi discusses the services provided by local councils and their impact on businesses and people.

Taking Effective Lecture Notes: A Comprehensive Guide for Law Students

In this article, Inaya shares some top tips for taking effective lecture notes.

Assessment Periods: Striking the Right Balance Between Exams and Mental Health

In this article, Sammar Masood discusses how you can look after your mental health during the assessment period.

Challenges in Prosecuting Sexual Offences

By Levon Curtis. Reading time: three minutes In April 2024, The Student Lawyer’s D&I team are marking the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). […]

The Role of Legal Professionals in Empowering Survivors

By Dikshya Adhikari. Reading time: two minutes In April 2024, The Student Lawyer’s D&I team are marking the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). […]

Legal Protections for Survivors: Safeguarding Rights and Recovery

By Josmi Saji. Reading time: four minutes In April 2024, The Student Lawyer’s D&I team are marking the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). […]

Addressing Sexual Violence in the Work Place

By Vridhi Mathur. Reading time: four minutes In April 2024, The Student Lawyer’s D&I team are marking the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). […]

Single Justice Procedure: time for legislative reform?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Luke McLaughlin. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Unveiling the Economic Power of Diversity in Legal Practice

Article by Salma Khalif. Reading time: seven minutes Exploring the economic benefits of diversity in the legal field. Background Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are crucial for […]

Networking in the legal sector

By Abigail Wonga. Reading time: three minutes About me Hi, my name is Abigail Wonga and I am a writer for The Student Lawyer’s Diversity and […]

The Strength of Support Systems

By Isha Amir. Reading time: three minutes From mentorship initiatives to affinity groups, this article explores the avenues fostering an inclusive environment within legal education and […]

Recruiter Corner: Karen Manu, Graduate Recruiter Assistant at Reed Smith

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: four minutes Welcome to the Recruiter Corner! In this segment, we delve into the minds of legal professionals who play […]

The importance of cultural competence

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: two minutes What is cultural competence? The University of Sydney defines cultural competence as the ‘ability to participate ethically and effectively […]

Global Voices: Diversity in Law for International Students

By Jasmeen Kaur. Reading time: four minutes International students face a lot of difficulties during university, especially law school. Given that the diversity within the law […]

Spotlight on Vincy Counsel: Mikhail Charles

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: seven minutes COB: Welcome to today’s interview with Mikhail Charles, a barrister whose journey from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines […]

Potanina (Respondent) v Potanin (Appellant) [2024] UKSC 3

The judgment was issued on the 31st  of January 2024, with the hearing and proceedings conducted in the UK Supreme Court between the 31st of October […]

How Young Lawyers can Transform the Legal Landscape

By Amine Imara. Reading time: three minutes As the legal profession continues to grapple with issues of diversity and inclusion (D&I), young lawyers are emerging as […]

Negotiating Charter Parties: Construction and Interpretation of Contracts or Parties’ Intentions?

Divya T explores in her article the case of Trafigura Maritime Logistics Pte Ltd (“Trafigura”) in respect of the mv ‘Aquafreedom’ (‘the Ship’). The case joins recent decisions, recalling certain principles of contract law such as negotiations ‘subject to contract’, and the cancellation of an offer by a counteroffer.

The Bar is not a man’s world

By Sofia Gagliardi. Reading time: two minutes In this article, Sofia Gagliardi analyses women’s progress at the Bar. While misogyny is still very much present, she […]

Unlocking the Legal Lexicon: How Pre-Law Jargon Prepares Students for Success

By Dikshya Adhikari. Reading time: four minutes For those outside of the legal industry or profession, the word “law” itself might be somewhat frightening. Because of […]

Legal inclusivity for the D/deaf community

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: two minutes Before the British Sign Language (BSL) Act 2022, the law prohibited deaf BSL users from completing jury service in […]

Exploring Law Firm Initiatives for Inclusive Careers

By Salma Khalif. Reading time: four minutes Background In recent years, diversity and inclusion have become increasingly important within the legal field. Law firms have started […]

Women Lawyers shaping Corporate Governance

By Vridhi Mathur. Reading time: three minutes In the realm of corporate governance, the presence of women has historically been scarce. However, there’s a growing recognition […]

Closing the Gender Gap: Addressing Issues and Solutions in the Legal Community

By Josmi Saji. Reading time: three minutes In the evolving landscape of the legal profession, issues of gender disparity persist despite ongoing efforts to promote equality […]

Artificial Intelligence – key global trends and regulatory developments

In this article, Samuel Page considers the different global approaches to regulating and legislating AI, with a focus on the UK, EU, Asia and USA jurisdictions.

How to Look After Your Mental Health During Pupillage Interview Season

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: two minutes “What is meant for you, will reach you even it is beneath two mountains, What is not meant […]

Inspire Inclusion at City’s IWD Panel Event 2024

By Abigail Wonga. Reading time: four minutes ‘‘Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for […]

Interview with Solomon, a future trainee solicitor at an International Law Firm

In this article Elfie Farrant interviews, Solomon a future trainee, on his journey to securing a training contract.

An Interview with Ayse, a Solicitor Apprentice at an International Law Firm

In this Article Elfie Farrant interviews, Ayse a solicitor apprentice, on her journey into law.

Forty Years of Legal Insights: A Conversation with Gareth Rees

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Gareth Rees; a practising member of the Bar with over forty years of experience including as former Director of Enforcement at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and a former partner at two US law firms. Gareth provides a snapshot of his varied roles, the transformation the legal industry has seen and his key takeaways at this stage in his career.

Paul and another (Appellants) v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (Respondent) [2024]

Summary This case has three appellants, Paul, Polmear, and Purchase, who went before the Supreme Court as a Conjoined appeal. The appellants all witnessed the death, […]

The Role of AI in reshaping Diversity and Inclusivity in the Legal Profession

By Amine Imara. Reading time: four minutes The legal profession is currently navigating a pivotal time where diversity and inclusivity have become more significant than ever. […]

A Guide to Group Study for Law Students

In this article, Sammar Masood explains why you should join a study group in law school.

Diversity in Judicial Systems

By Jasmeen Kaur. Reading time: five minutes In the realm of justice, appointing judges is a crucial factor in ensuring equity. In this article, we will […]

What does the Pupillage Gateway Report 2024 say for diversity and inclusion?

By Levon Curtis. Reading time: five minutes A review of the Pupillage Gateway Report on their diversity and inclusion statistics. The Pupillage Gateway Report 2024 reported […]

The Helen Grindrod Social Mobility Prize: In Review

By Levon Curtis. Reading time: five minutes A personal review of the Helen Grindrod Social Mobility Prize hosted by Lincolns Inn. Introduction The four Inns of […]

Tips for students studying law

By Tangina Kamaly. Reading time: four minutes Embarking on the journey of studying law can feel very nerve-wracking and lots of things going on. However, do […]

The Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process & Industrial Developments Limited [2023] EWHC 2638

Background: In 2010, the Nigerian government entered a 20-year contract with Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID). In this contract, the government promised to construct a pipeline […]

Custodial sentences for climbing memorial statues: a step in the wrong direction

Sofia S. Gagliardi examines in her article the British government’s bill to sanction the desecration of war memorials, following the events during the pro-Palestinian demonstration in London in November.

What to Expect From a Mini-Pupillage

In this article, Chloe Ng explains how to make the most of a mini-pupillage.

Nurturing the Legal Mind: Prioritising Mental Health in Law School

In this article, Inaya shares some practical techniques to help law students prioritise mental health.

The Effects Of Poverty And The Cost-of-Living Crisis, and What Governments and Businesses Can Do About It

In this article, Nisha Rikhi discusses the impacts of the cost-of-living crisis.

Celebrating Black History Month 2024

By Abigail Wonga. Reading time: four minutes ‘’For me, the history of the place of Black people in this country is so varied, complex and beautiful. […]

International Women’s Day in the Legal Profession

By Sonia Jassi. Reading time: four minutes International Women’s Day (IWD) is approaching on Friday 8 March 2024. The House of Lords will hold a debate, […]

The Golden Eggs and Glimpses of Light

By Josmi Saji. Reading time: four minutes. Here’s the journey of a second-year law student who is proudly Indian and a first-generation university student. My journey […]

Canada Square Operations Ltd (Appellant) v Potter (Respondent)

The sole issue of this case was whether Mrs Potter could rely on Section 32(1)(b) and Section 32(2) of the Limitation Act 1980 in order to […]

Trailblazing at the Bar: Blessing Mukosha Park’s Story

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: seven minutes. COB: Today, I’m thrilled to be in conversation with Blessing Mukosha Park (BMP), founder of BLESSING AT THE […]

Anti-Money Laundering in the Legal Sector: Overview, 2023 Reflections and Opportunities for 2024

Disclaimer: This article is written by Luke McLaughlin. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

How could someone ever defend them?

Sofia S. Gagliardi explores in her article the new rule The Cab Rank Rule (the Rule), incorporated after the Just Stop Oil event. The rule demands that a barrister accept instructions on a case if they are available, regardless of their personal beliefs.

As the New Year Commences, HMRC Set Out New Tax Regulations – What Does This Mean For Your ‘Side Hustle’?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Muorada. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the […]

Embracing a Growth Mindset: The Key to Success as a Lawyer

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: three minutes In the field of law, success is often attributed to a combination of: intelligence; diligence; and strategic thinking. However, […]

Diversity on the Bench: The Importance of Representation in the Judiciary

By Isha Amir. Reading time: four minutes. Isha Amir examines the importance of diversity in the judiciary, discussing its effects on judicial decision-making, public trust, and […]

The importance of transforming the legal landscape and society

By Amine Imara. Reading time: three minutes Introduction The legal profession is often described as a pillar of justice, and in recent times has undergone significant […]

From Law to Leadership – Interview with Bethia Green

By Christianah Omobosola Babajide. Reading time: eight minutes. In this article, Christianah Omobosola Babajide, Editor of Diversity & Inclusion, sits down with Bethia Green, a trialblazer […]

R (Pinochet Ugarte) v Bow St Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate

R (Pinochet Ugarte) v Bow St Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate is a set of three UK constitutional law judgements by the House of Lords. This landmark case […]

Litigation Risk in 2024 – Shoosmiths’ Insight

In this article, Samuel Page considers the Shoosmiths report on Litigation Risk in 2024 and what this means for lawyers.

The Top 5 Books a Law Student Should Read

In this article, James Tonge discusses five must-read books for law students and aspiring lawyers.

Tips to First-Year Law Students: How to Ace Problem/Scenario-Type Questions

In this article, Chloe Ng explains how to construct the perfect response to legal problem questions.

The Crucial Role of Extra-Curricular Activities for Law Students

In this article, Inaya shares how extra-curriculars can have a positive impact on your legal career.

How to Manage the Demands of Law School Assigned Reading

In this article, Sammar Masood shares some top tips on how to approach law school readings.

Is it time for the United Kingdom to bring back national service and what are the benefits of doing so?

In this article, Nisha Rikhi discusses the benefits and skills to be gained from national service.

Environmental Protest and the Public Order Act: A Threat to Democratic Freedoms?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Harry Sharma. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

5 Problems Most Often Faced by Students Studying to be a Lawyer

Studying law is a rigorous and demanding path that requires dedication, perseverance, and a strong work ethic. Aspiring lawyers on this journey often encounter challenges that […]

China’s Property Crisis and its Impact on Clients and the Legal Sector

In this article, Sameer Chowdhry discusses the current Chinese property crisis and the wider impact on clients in the legal sector.

Harshad J. Shah v/s LIC of India

INTRODUCTION In the case of “Harshad J. Shah v. LIC” [1]of India, the Supreme Court went to great lengths to examine the issue of an agent’s […]

Unveiling accessibility in the legal sector

By Jasmeen Kaur. Reading time: three minutes When one thinks about people with disabilities, one may initially associate them with those who have difficulty with mobility. […]

Ed Bridges v South Wales Police

Introduction In a rapidly evolving technological landscape, where the value of data sits at an exponential level, many citizens are becoming increasingly aware of their fundamental […]

No Justice Without Lawyers—The Myth of an Inquisitorial Solution

Olga Kyriakoudi analyses in her article the efficacy of conditional fee agreements, alternative dispute resolution, and litigants in person. The article considers both practical and theoretical implications, acknowledging the impact of reduced civil legal aid, and proposes reforms to enhance accessibility to justice.

A Guide of Resources for Underrepresented Law Students

By Salma Khalif. Reading time: four minutes Exploring resources and support systems available for underrepresented law students. Diversity & Inclusion Firstly, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) within […]

Breaking barriers: the rise of disabled lawyers

By Freya Fredriksson. Reading time: four minutes In recent years, the legal profession has undergone a shift towards greater inclusivity and improved accessibility for historically marginalised […]

AI in Healthcare – An Overview of its Recent History and its Inevitable Future

In this article, Imran Chaudhri outlines the history of AI in the UK and the advancements being made currently in both regulation, and the technological development in the healthcare industry.

Favour Olatunde’s Journey to Securing a Training Contract with Clyde & Co

In this article Hana Ingram interviews Favour Olatunde on her legal career journey so far.

Interview with Jaysen Sutton, founder of The Corporate Law Academy

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Jaysen Sutton, an entrepreneur who has a Masters in Law and runs The Corporate Law Academy – a go-to platform for aspiring solicitors. Jaysen  speaks about his work today and unique journey in shifting from a traditional legal career to a more business-focused one.

Preserving your identity during university

By Vridhi Mathur. Reading time: four minutes  Balancing legal studies and maintaining a strong sense of self-identity can be challenging but rewarding for anyone pursuing a […]

What workplace skills does being an unpaid carer teach you and why should your employer support you?

In this article, Nisha Rikhi explores the valuable workplace skills gained as a carer.

Picking Your Elective Modules: What Factors to Consider?

In this article, Chloe Ng explains what law students should consider when choosing elective modules.

Dealing With Stress as a Law Student

In this article, James Tonge discusses the impact of stress and various coping techniques.

The Advantages Of Volunteering At Your University’s Legal Advice Clinic

In this article, Sammar Masood explores the benefits of volunteering at a university legal advice clinic.

A Guide To Managing Deadlines In Law School

In this article, Inaya shares some top tips on how to develop deadline management skills.

Mentoring: a guiding hand to budding barristers

Article by Sonia Jassi. Reading time: five minutes ‘If you could go back to when you were a student, what would you tell yourself?’ As a […]

Great mentoring equals legal success

By Karen Manu. Reading time: four minutes A good mentor is key to a transformational legal journey. The importance of great mentorships Navigating the legal world […]

The Different Claims Sectors a Lawyer Can Specialise In

One of the world’s most prestigious, traditional, and lucrative professions is that of a lawyer. These professionals are crucial to the social fabric, as they are […]

London Borough of Merton Council v Nuffield Health [2023] UKSC 18

Background: Nuffield Health is a registered charity with the question of whether the premises were used for charitable purposes to be decided by reference to the […]

Networking Guide for First-Year Law Students

Article by Karen Manu. Reading time: three minutes Learning how to network is a skill needed for a lifetime. The definition Networking is the art of […]

Navigating Law School as a First-Gen Student

Article by Levon Curtis. Reading time: five minutes Understanding terminology and university and legal work experience. University student: terminology University is the foundation for any lawyer’s […]

Limiting your potential is your only enemy

Article by Dikshya Adhikari. Reading time: four minutes A law student’s guide for thriving academically at university. The initial step for those with an interest in […]

A Guide to Inclusive Networking for Law Students

Article by Isha Amir. Reading time: four minutes Law students often overlook the power of inclusive networking as they embark on their career journeys. Beyond personal […]

Let’s talk about Diversity in Law

Article by Jasmeen Kaur. Reading time: three minutes As an individual of Asian descent within the BAME community, I had significant challenges navigating the intricacies of […]

Are Law Firms Truly Embracing Diversity?

Article by Amine Imara Reading time: four minutes Diversity in law firms remains a a key issue within the law profession today. The importance of the […]

How Mentoring Can Increase Black Representation In Law

Article by Christianah Omobosola Babajide Reading time: five minutes The legal profession is entrusted with upholding justice and advocating for fairness. However, the stark underrepresentation of […]

Republic of Mozambique (acting through its Attorney General) (Appellant) v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL (Holding) and Others (Respondents) [2023] UKSC 32

Introduction On 20 September 2023, Lord Hodge, Lord Lloyd Jones, Lord Hamblen, Lord Leggatt, and Lord Richards delivered the United Kingdom Supreme Court judgement on the […]

Fearn and others (Appellants) v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery (Respondent) [2023] UKSC 4

BACKGROUND In addition to the main public viewing gallery, the Tate Modern Art Museum built an extension, a new building named the “Blavatnik Building”. The top […]

Navigating Your First Year: Maximising Opportunities in Law School

In this article, Inaya shares how law students can make the most of first year at university.

Introversion and Law

In this article, James Tonge discusses how introverted students can be successful in the legal industry.

From Lecture Hall to Law Firm – Adapting to Working Life

In this article, Rachael set out three key mindsets to adopt when transitioning from university to working life.

Assessing the Legality and Practicability of the UK’s Asylum Seeker Policy

Background: Last year, the UK announced a new immigration policy where asylum seekers would be taken to Rwanda to ascertain their refugee claims. If their claims […]

“No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.” – Mahatma Gandhi

 Article by Sofia Gagliardi. Reading time: three minutes. It is no secret that the legal profession was historically made up of white males who went to […]

Navigating Personal Injury Litigation: Training, Risk Mitigation, and Ethical Considerations

In her article, Olga Kyriakoudi explores the complex legal landscape of the personal injury litigation industry and the importance of training programs to minimise the challenges.

Working For The Family Business

In this article, Nisha Rikhi shares how students can develop transferable skills by working for family and local businesses.

Managing Student Loans

Your own education or that of your children is an invaluable investment into our futures, but for many, the path to knowledge comes with a hefty […]

What to consider before firing the CEO of a major technology company

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Application Season: How To Prepare Yourself For Applications

In this article, Chloe Y.T. Ng shares some advice on how to stand out in applications.

Smith and another (appellants) v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc (respondents) [2023] UKSC 34

The judgment was issued on the 4th of October, 2023, and the hearing and proceedings were conducted in the UK Supreme Court on the 12th of […]

How lawyers can act as allies during Pride Month

Article by Christianah Babajide “Representation is vital otherwise the butterfly surrounded by a group of moths unable to see itself will keep trying to become the […]

Tech Highlights From Around the Globe – Focusing on Semiconductors and AI

In this article, Ralitsa Stancheva outlines the recent global technology updates with a specific focus on semiconductors and AI.

R (on the application of Officer W80) (Appellant) v Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct and others (Respondents)

The sole issue of this case was which test was the correct test for self-defence in police disciplinary proceedings- whether the civil law test applies or […]

Why Watching Sports Can Help Aspiring Lawyers Blow off Steam

Aspiring lawyers are no strangers to the pressures of law school and the legal profession. The demanding coursework, long hours of research, and the constant need […]

Fear and Loathing in the White House: Factors Influencing the current US Presidential election and how the identity of the next President could radically affect the global economy and the tech industry

In this article, Imran Chaudhri considers the US presidential election and the wider impact on the economy with a focus on the tech industry.

In the matter of an application by Rosaleen Dalton for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland)

Introduction: The following article will provide an overview and analysis of the recent case In the matter of an application by Rosaleen Dalton for Judicial Review […]

The Ban on Nitrous Oxide: A Misguided Step?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Harry Sharma. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Fedyatova v Russia

Background Fedyatova v Russia is a decision of the European Court of Human Rights to consider whether it was a breach of Articles 8 and 14 of […]

Nurturing Future Legal Minds: The Ace GP Tuition Experience

In the heart of Singapore, there exists a unique tuition centre that goes beyond the ordinary, shaping young minds to think like lawyers and excel in […]

R (on the application of RONALD PHILPOT- and – THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS [2023] EWCA Civ 66

Case Background This case involves an appeal by a police officer, Mr Philpot, challenging a restriction imposed on him by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) prohibiting […]

Has the CMA’s U-Turn put the gaming market on the right track?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The Four-Day Work Week: A New Era of Productivity or a Risky Experiment?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Joshua Williams. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Favour Olatunde: A Legal Journey Fueled by Passion, Diversity, and Mentorship

In this article, Favour Olatunde shares her inspiring journey through the legal profession, highlighting her academic achievements, work experiences, and her commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Rachel Agoli-Agbo’s Journey to the World of Law: Starting at Age 15

In this article, we explore the remarkable journey of Rachel Agoli-Agbo, an 18-year-old LLM student who embarked on her undergraduate degree at the young age of 15.

National Security Act 2023

Olga Kyriakoudi explores in her article on the new National Security Act 2023 and its effect on the UK.

ESG lawsuits are increasing

In her article, Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores into the surge of litigation related to ESG matters.

Finding the Perfect Legal Internship in Los Angeles

Are you a law student with a burning desire to excel in the legal field? If you’re pursuing a career in law, you should be aware […]

Rwanda: fate of asylum seekers yet to be decided as case goes to the Supreme Court

Disclaimer: This article is written by Eliza Ali. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The Feynman Technique

In this article, James Tonge discusses how law students can effectively use the Feynman technique.

Recent unrest in France

Disclaimer: This article is written by Ayannah Reyes-Knight. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

McCulloch and others (Appellants) v Forth Valley Health Board (Respondent) (Scotland) [2023] UKSC 26

Introduction This article serves to provide a comprehensive overview and analysis of the pivotal case of McCulloch and others (Appellants) v Forth Valley Health Board (Respondent) […]

Jones (appellant) v Birmingham City Council and another (respondent) [2023] UKSC 27

The judgment was issued on the 19th of July 2023, and the hearing and proceedings were conducted in the UK Supreme Court on the 30th – […]

From Journalism to Law: Queenie Sin Tiang’s Inspirational Journey and Insights

In this article Hana Ingram interviews Queenie Sin Tiang, a career changer with a background in journalism who has transitioned into the field of law.

Interview with Jack Moore- A trainee solicitor at Deloitte Legal

In this article, Elfie Farrant interviews Jack Moore, a trainee solicitor at Deloitte Legal in Manchester.

TSL Interview with Paul Taylor, a Partner at Fox Williams LLP

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Paul Taylor, a well-established partner at the independent law firm Fox Williams LLP. Paul shares his insight into the evolution of the legal industry and his key learnings.

The hypothetical discovery of a room temperature superconductor: Exploring environmental and legal implications

Disclaimer: This article is written by Ana Palade. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the […]

Brake and another (Respondents) v Chedington Court Estate Ltd (Appellant) [2023] UKSC 29

Background & Proceedings This appeal examines the crucial issue of bankruptcies concerning their standing to challenge the trustee of a bankrupt’s estates’ decisions, acts and omissions […]

R v Andrewes (Respondent)

  The judgment was given on the 18th of August, 2022, and the hearing and proceedings were conducted on the 22nd of June, 2022.  Background  In […]

Breaking the Speed Limit Penalties in the UK

Speed limit laws are a major safety issue on the roads of the UK. Exceeding the speed limit risks everyone, from pedestrians to other drivers sharing […]

Legal Research in Personal Injury Cases: Finding Precedents and Building Strong Arguments

Performing thorough research plays an important and pivotal role in personal injury cases and being a personal injury attorney. It is essential for law students. Personal […]

Public Companies in the Legal Industry

In this article, Sameer Chowdhry considers the recent deal between DWF and private equity firm Inflexion and the implications of law firms becoming publicly traded companies.

Commercial Awareness

In this article, James Tonge discusses the importance of commerical awareness.

Why invest in women’s football?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

No Business in Show Business – Legal Implications of the Hollywood Strikes

Disclaimer: This article is written by Thea Schirvanian. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

A New Legal Support Scheme Launches for Tenants and Homeowners           

Demi Akande examines in her article the New Legal Support Scheme launched for Tenants and Homeowners in the UK. The scheme affords people to obtain legal advice and representation when they are at risk of losing their home, regardless of their financial situation.

Exploring the Legal Landscape: Insights from a Law Student’s Perspective

In an interview, Krishnapriya Nair from National Law University, Odisha, discusses challenges, essential skills and AI’s impact in the legal field.

Embarking on a Journey: A Conversation with a Newly-Contracted Trainee on Securing a Training Contract

A trainee reveals their path to securing a training contract, stressing the significance of diverse experiences, tailored applications, and unwavering persistence for aspiring legal professionals.

Crafting a Legal Career: Embracing Unconventional Routes to Professional Growth

Adnan’s journey into law through unexpected twists underscores the significance of networking and seizing opportunities, demonstrating how personal experiences can shape a rewarding legal career.

An innovative digital mentoring scheme to enhance Black individuals’ representation in law

Laetitia Ponde Nkot in her article explores the new digital mentoring scheme recently introduced by The Stephen James Partnership to amplify Black individuals’ representation in law.

Covid Criminal Records – The Case of South Africa 

Disclaimer: This article is written by Jessica Williamson. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Jalla and another (Appellants) v Shell International Trading (1)

Background Appellant(s) Harrison Omotsola Jalla and others Respondent(s) Shell International Trading and Shipping Company and another History of the case and brief summary of Facts The […]

Seizing the Summer: Getting Ready for Commercial Law Firm Applications

In this article, Nemr Chaer shares some advice to help aspiring lawyers prepare for writing law firm applications.

Working Effectively: Revision Tips for Law Students

In this article, James Tonge shares some revision tips for law students.

Drought in Panama Paradise

Divya T explores in her article the challenge of the water level of the Panama Canal that continues to impact global supply chains in various areas.

The UK’s Mortgage Timebomb: The Good, The Bad and The Very Ugly

In this article, Melissa Croxford breaks down the current mortgage situation in the UK, from the perspectives of first-time buyers, existing homeowners, and law firms.

The Business of Tennis and their Key Players

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Twitter’s Latest Competition and the Issues it Presents

Disclaimer: This article is written by Joshua Williams. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Legal Challenges to Charities

Disclaimer: This article is written by Jessica Williamson. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Review on the billable hour

Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores in her article the latest report of Lexis Nexis on the billable hour.

Interview with Milan Pandit: Journey to Becoming a Trainee Solicitor at Leathes Prior

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Milan Pandit, a promising trainee solicitor with a budding online presence.   Please could you introduce yourself and where you’re […]

Embarking on a Promising Path: A Journey through Law, Mooting, and Bar Aspirations

In this Article, Hana Ingram interviews Zaina Liaqat, a recent graduate from the University of Huddersfield.   Hi Zaina! Could you start by giving a brief […]

Empowering Aspirations: An International Student’s Journey into Law and the Insights from Vacation Schemes

In this Article Elfie Farrant interviews Esther, a current student at Royal Holloway and website designer, on his journey into law.   Hi Esther, would you […]

Expectation and reality (mini-pupillage)

Jonathan Tsang in his article examines mini-pupillage.

Kicking Off: Analysing the UK’s Response to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict and its Impact on the Sports Industry

In this article, Bethany Seed examines the current measures in place in the UK and their impact specifically on the sports industry.

Tackling post-uni blues: 5 top tips to navigating life after graduation

In this article, Rachael Noble shares some top tips for graduates on how to navigate life after university.

Taking Up Positions of Responsibility: A Guide to Becoming a More Attractive Candidate.

In this article, James Tonge discusses why positions of responsibility are important and where to look for them.

The Role of AI in Law Firms – Could we Expect an Even More Competitive Market?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Taha Ragheb. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The World Trade Organisation Dispute Settlement

Olga Kyriakoudi examines in her article the specific problems that the appellate body faces since 2018/2019 when the United States refused to approve judges for the appelate body thereby impeding the function of the WTO-dispute settlement.

The implications of Manchester City’s potential off-pitch relegation from the Premier League.

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Business from Lawsuits

Business lawsuits are one of the most significant threats facing organizations today. Companies of all sizes, from small businesses to large corporations, are at risk of […]

5 Key Circumstances to Consider Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

When life throws unexpected challenges your way, such as a personal injury caused by someone else’s negligence, it’s essential to have the right support system in […]

The Journey of a current undergraduate student, Kehinde Emmanuel Oladele

In this Article, Sulaimon Adebodun interviews Kehinde Emmanuel Oladele on his journey as an undergraduate student studying at Ahmadu Bello University.    Hi Kehinde! Could you please […]

Breaking Barriers: Omar Negm’s Journey to Legal Success

In this Article Hana Ingram interviews Omar Negm on his journey into law and the diversity in the legal workplace. Hi Omar! Could you please start […]

Interview with Future Pupil Barrister at Exchange Chambers, Julius Klutse

In this article, Elfie Farrant interviews a future Pupil Barrister, Julius Klutse.  Would you like to start by briefly sharing your background and journey into law? […]

Nature vs Nurture: How biodiversity losses could threaten the global economy, the strategies being used to tackle this prospect, and why we could stand to lose either way

In this article, Imran Choudhri considers how climate change could threaten the global economy and the steps being taken to mitigate this damage.

Joan is Awful – a Deep Dive into the Advancement of Technology

Disclaimer: This article is written by Taha Ragheb. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

11 Common Misunderstandings About Car Accident Laws (and the Reality)

Car accidents can be a distressing experience, often leaving those affected uncertain about their rights and responsibilities. Amid the chaos, people may rely on myths and […]

How Wrongful Death Claims Work

The passing of a loved one is always difficult. But the circumstances are made all the more tragic if that loved one died unnaturally, particularly if […]

Connecting with Clients: How Video Marketing Can Drive Engagement for Law Firms

Communications in today’s fast-paced digital environment require more than posting newsletters or pieces that interest clients; engagement requires engaging clients at an entirely different level by […]

How to Become a Private Investigator: The Steps to a Dynamic Career

Nowadays, private investigations have quite a demand around the world. Did you know that the Australian detective industry is expected to grow by 4.9% in the […]

New City of Milton Keynes in The UK – Why Hire Solicitors

“Do I need the services of a solicitor?” “How can they help my case?” “Should I stick to defending myself?” Don’t worry folks, because we’ll explain […]

 Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) v SC (Jamaica) (Appellant) [2022] UKSC 15

Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) v SC (Jamaica) (Appellant) [2022] UKSC 15 Introduction In a significant ruling involving the deportation of SC, a […]

Well-being in law firms

Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores in her article how law firms support the wellbeing of their employees.W

The UCU Strike: Contract between university and student?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Harry Sharma. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Companies House: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill

Jessica R. Dhodakia in her article explores the Companies House Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill 2022 (ECCT). The ECCT Bill aimed at preventing corruption in corporate structuring, and tackling economic crime. The bill particularly aims to change the Companies House’s role, by allowing new powers to check, remove and decline certain information.

The Climate Crisis – The End of the World and how the Law can help.

Disclaimer: This article is written by Joshua Williams. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Vicarious Liability and the Gig Economy

Disclaimer: This article is written by Jessica Williamson. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Prioritising Mental Health

In this article, Sunday-Ayegba Grace discusses the importance of prioritising mental health as a law student.

The Trillion Dollar AI Industry: How Best to Use the AI Boom

In this article, Melissa Croxford analyses the financial potential of the AI industry, following the chipmaker NVIDIA hitting a market capitalisation value of $1 trillion.

Managing Workload

In this article, James Tonge discusses the benefits of learning to effectively manage workloads.

‘It’s Not All About Grades’ – Ways To Stand Out To Employers Besides Your Degree

In this article, Rachael Noble explores the various ways students can use their experiences to become strong candidates.

Top Five Tips for when Studying for the SQE2

Disclaimer: This article is written by Anna Mueller. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

It is More Important to Consider Attention Management Than Time Management as a Student

In this article, Sathyani Kotakadeniya discusses the importance and benefits of attention management.

The Tech Industry In the Face of Supply Shocks

In this article, Imran Chaudhri compares how the big tech companies (Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Meta, and Microsoft) have navigated their supply chain issues.

Navigating a Legal Career: An Insightful Interview with an Experienced Solicitor

In this interview, we speak with an experienced solicitor with over 13 years of experience in the legal field, who specialises in corporate law and has […]

Exploring the Path of Legal Education: Insights from a Passionate Law Student

In this article Jahnavi Bhattathiripad interviews a Amreen Anwer a third year student studying at National Law University Odisha (NLUO) in India.   What inspired you […]

Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill Outline

Disclaimer: This article is written by Isabel Adams. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

LEGALITY OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN INDIA: CONTEMPORARY OVERVIEW

Vibhor explores in his article the rights of same-sex couples in India. Although same-sex marriage is still not legalised, there have been significant advances for LGBTQ+ human rights.

Navigating a Career Change to Law: Essential Tips for Success

Introduction: Embarking on a career change can be an exhilarating and challenging endeavour, especially when transitioning to a field as complex and demanding as law. Whether […]

Is the UK Tech-nically closed for business?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Road to a Vacation Scheme/Training Contract: Accurately Executing the Basics

In this article, Nemr Chaer shares some tips to help aspiring lawyers who are ready to begin applying for vacation schemes and training contracts.

The BBC: Independence, Impartiality and Ignorance

In this article, Bethany Seed explains the impartiality row and the importance of the BBC being impartial, before considering the ongoing criticism of the BBC.

Microsoft’s Proposed Acquisition of Game Giant Activision

In this article, Lauren Bryant analyses what could be one of the largest mergers in gaming history and considers the wider cloud gaming market.

Is Environmental Law a Good Career Path?

In recent years, environmental issues have gained increasing prominence as climate change, pollution, and habitat destruction pose urgent challenges to our planet. As a result, the […]

Review of the Life at the Employed Bar

Laetitia Ponde Nkot in her article examines the 2023 barristers life survey report at the Bar.

Global Reserve Currency – Where the East meets the West

Disclaimer: This article is written by Taha Ragheb. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Career Searching for Law Students

In this article, James Tonge highlights some alternative careers for law students to explore.

Microsoft Security Copilot: Cybersecurity in an AI-driven world

In this article, Lauren Bryant considers how AI intersects with the current cybersecurity landscape, with a focus on Microsoft Security Copilot.

The Importance of Career Preparation in 2023

If there were a theme word to describe the 2023 job market, it would be “uncertainty.” Market instability has pushed many companies into hiring freezes or […]

The Art of Time Management

In this article, Ola Alice shares some techniques to help students develop their time management.

The Battle of the Retailers: how M&S Emerges as a Winner 

In this article, Melissa Croxford details the recent challenges that have faced retailers, and how M&S has successfully overcome the issues facing the retail industry.

Interview with Dania Dibaje: Balancing Human Rights and Intellectual Property Law in her Legal Journey

In this interview, Hana Ingram interviews Dania Dibaje, who shares her legal journey, including her experience as a paralegal in different law firms and in-house counsel […]

The Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its Implications

In this article, Sameer Chowdhry outlines the events leading up to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, along with the implications for the technology industry.

Development of Legal Aid Scheme – 10 Years Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act

Tammy Ho explores in her article the development of legal aid since the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of offenders Act (LASPO) 2012.

Insights into Employment Law: A Conversation with David Seals, Partner at Downs Solicitors LLP

In this article, Elfie Farrant interviews a partner at Downs Solicitors LLP, who shares his non-traditional path to becoming a lawyer, including his journey into employment […]

MMA knockoff organisations – A rise in violence or entertainment?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Taha Ragheb. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Effective Time Management Techniques for Law Students

In this article, Sunday-Ayegba Grace shares some top tips to help law students effectively manage their time.

The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022

Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores in her article The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 which came into force in February 2023, raising the age of marriage and civil partnership to 18 in England and Wales instead of 16 previously.

Refugees vs the UK Government: Is there a line between moral guidance and the UK government’s objectives in tackling the increase of asylum seekers? 

In this article, Simran Bhuhi considers the UK government’s recent decisions concerning refugees, along with the legal implications.

Top Tips to Succeed at an Assessment Centre

In this article, Leah Minett shares some top tips to help you ace your assessment centre.

Finding Motivation in Public Policy: A Perspective from a Law School Graduate

This article is written by Jahnavi Bhatt features an interview with a law school graduate who shares their perspective on public policy analysis as a potential […]

The Power of Music Education in Schools: How the Right Curriculum Can Enhance Learning and Growth

Music education can have a powerful impact on students’ development. Discover the benefits of adding a music curriculum to schools, including improvements in academic performance, creativity, and self-confidence. Unlock the power of music education today.

Banking Industry Updates

In this article, Nadia Bartlewska provides an update on the banking industry. This includes HSBC’s recent purchase of SVB and also the impact of digitalisation.

Exam Technique Tips for Law Students

Looking to start a career in property law? Take a look at what you need to do to start a new and exciting career.

A New Way of Training

Demi Akande explores in her article the opportunities of training contracts part-time.

Under the shadow of National Security Law: Concern about academic freedom in Hong Kong

Disclaimer: This article is written by CHEN Xintong. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The Art of Solving Legal Problem Questions

In this article, Nemr Chaer shares some top tips on how to effectively tackle legal problem questions.

6 Reasons to Consider a Career as A Lawyer

Looking to start a career in property law? Take a look at what you need to do to start a new and exciting career.

What is Networking?

In this article, James Tonge shares some top tips for establishing a network of useful connections.

Non-Economic Damages: Understanding What this Legal Term Means

Looking to start a career in property law? Take a look at what you need to do to start a new and exciting career.

Debating the nature of decentralisation in the context of the blockchain

Lauren Bryant examines a recent case surrounding the role and duty of crypto asset software developers, before considering its impact on the cryptocurrency industry more broadly.

Maximising Your Second Year of Law School

Tips from a current second year law student on how to do well in law school and stay ahead of the competitive field of Law. Introduction: […]

The Evolution of Organised Crime in the UK: Legal Trends and Challenges

Looking to start a career in property law? Take a look at what you need to do to start a new and exciting career.

Becoming a Conveyancer: How to Start Your Career in Property Law

Looking to start a career in property law? Take a look at what you need to do to start a new and exciting career.

Tips for Assessment centres

Assessment centres are becoming an increasingly common part of the hiring process for many Law firms. They are designed to test candidates’ skills, knowledge, and suitability […]

Embracing an alternative route to the legal profession

In this Article Hana Ingram interviews Cillian Costigan, a former law student who decided to work as a Compliance Analyst as opposed to the traditional Training […]

Plagiarism: What every law student should know

In this article, Ola Alice discusses the importance of effective referencing to avoid plagiarism.

Conversion Therapy and the Governmental Relationship

Disclaimer: This article is written by Caitlin Barry. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The Rise of AI: Impact, Regulation and Ethical Considerations

In this article, Bethany Seed analyses the ethical and legal implications of utilising AI and its impact on the legal industry, along with other technology industry updates.

Important legal regulations small businesses must adhere to

Starting your own business is an exciting yet demanding time. Firstly, you need to get your head around legal procedures and compliance laws, which if not […]

4 Ways a Criminal Record Will Impact Your Life (and How to Avoid One)

If you’ve got a criminal record to your name, the repercussions can be significant and interminable, so it’s really a state that you want to sidestep […]

Use of Wikipedia by judges erodes judgments

Laetitia Ponde Nkot examines in her article the use of Wikipedia by judges, leading to bad judicial decisions.

India allows foreign qualified lawyers to practise and set up firms in country without permission to appear before courts and tribunals: A Game Changer move for next-gen lawyers

Divya explores in her article an advance in the Indian legal system, allowing foreign lawyers to practise law in the country.

Adidas May Be Predicting Its First Annual Loss In 31 Years

Disclaimer: This article is written by Oundo Nancy. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Digital regulatory reform in 2023: what does the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill promise to deliver?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Thea Schirvanian. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

How to Read for Coursework Effectively

In this article, Sathyani Kotakadeniya shares some top tips for effective reading.

The Road to a Vacation Scheme: Laying the Groundwork

In this article, Nemr Chaer shares the steps aspiring solicitors should take to secure a vacation scheme.

FIFA Generates $2.96 Billion in Broadcast Income for 2022, Fuelled by World Cup Media Rights Deals in Qatar

Here Nadia Bartlewska examines the World Cup’s impact on FIFA’s broadcast revenue, the factors that contributed to its success, and the economic significance of this achievement, and this will provide an explanation for the financial success of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Increasing Employability: Summer School Opportunities

In this article, James Tonge discusses the benefits of summer school.

Tech Savviness: A Skill for Every Law Student

In this article, Sunday-Ayegba Grace discusses the importance of developing tech skills as an aspiring lawyer.

Tracking Development in the SQE

Tammy Ho examines in her article the evolution of the SQE since its introduction.

Should claimants be able to bring an action against a defendant domiciled in a foreign country?

Disclaimer: This article is written by Amwene Etiang. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The O Shaped Lawyer

Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores in her article the O Shaped Lawyer initiative founded by Dan Kayne. The enterprise aims to improve the legal profession by focusing more on the human side.

Peaks and Troughs: A Forecast for the Car Industry in 2023

In this article, Melissa Croxford analyses the recent developments in the car industry and considers trends that may emerge in 2023.

How is the UK coping with the rise of interest rates? A deep scope into the impacts on households and businesses in 2023

In this article, Simran Bhuhi discusses the possible implications and effects of inflation and the increase in interest rates.

Interview with Simranjeet Kaur Mann, Trainee Solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson LLP

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Simranjeet Kaur Mann, a trainee solicitor, who will qualify at the end of the year. Simranjeet opens a window into […]

The Collapse of BlockFi

In this article, Sameer Chowdhry explores the recent failure of BlockFi and the implications of its collapse.

How to Overcome Rejection from Law Firms

In this article, Leah Minett helps those seeking training contracts to overcome rejections and be better prepared for the next application cycle.

Talking about DE & I: Allen & Overy x Barclays Event

Jessica R. Dhodakia in her article explores the event organised by Grow Mentoring addressing unspoken challenges about diversity in the legal profession.

Navigating the process of becoming a law student at university

Read this article on an interview conducted by Adebodun Sulaimon to find out about A.A SANNI, a current first-year law student at the Lagos State University, […]

Harpur Trust v Brazel [2022] UKSC 21

In this article Prisha Budhrani examines the implications of Harper Trust v Brazel on leave entitlement for part time workers. Background This appeal considers a pivotal […]

Resume Writing for Law Students

In this article, Sathyani Kotakadeniya shares some tips for writing a resume that’ll help you to make a good impression.

A law student’s thoughts on answering problem questions at university

Read this article on an interview conducted by Sulaimon to find out D.Y Kodjovi’s, a current law student at the Lagos State University, views on specifically […]