law firms

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!
October 19, 2020
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The Erosion of High Street Law Firms

Karissa Onye discusses the erosion of high street law firms in light of government cutbacks and subsequent financial hardship. What is the High Street? Most readers […]
October 4, 2020

Commercial Awareness Update – W/C 5th October 2020

Jamie Howarth, Gina Asadi, Jamie Adair, Aleksandra Nowicka, and Sofiya Stanchakprovide a round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week. 
September 28, 2020

Why A Lawyer Is Critical In Winning A Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit involves multiple personal injury cases against one entity or organization. The claimants amass more legal leverage due to the number of complaints […]
June 22, 2020

BLM and the Legal Profession: Tackling Racism and Increasing Cultural Diversity

The Black Lives Matter movement has radically resurged in 2020, as a result of a viral video capturing the death of George Floyd at the hands […]
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 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 4, 2019
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Linklaters – increasing accessibility by changing the application process for training contracts?

Linklaters is a highly regarded, magic circle firm, with twenty-nine offices in over nineteen countries. With over five thousand staff worldwide, is there any wonder it […]
September 30, 2019
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The Most Diverse Law Firms in 2019

When researching firms as potential employers, you may have noticed some buzzwords that are commonly being by law firms to describe their culture. This article takes […]