Weekly Briefings

If you are an aspiring solicitor or barrister, you’ll know that one of the main things legal graduate recruiters look for in applicants is commercial awareness. The Student Lawyer’s weekly briefings are designed to give you the week’s most important stories in an easy to digest form, helping you stay commercially aware and prepared for any upcoming interviews.

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Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 10th September

Welcome to our weekly feature courtesy of Sebastian Salek, the brains behind Clear the Lobby, working to bring you all the laws MPs are voting on […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 9th September

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week: Continuing delays to probate applications Probate Litigation Update Reported by […]

Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 2nd September

Your round up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week.  Sign up here to get these updates in your inbox every week. Boris Johnson […]

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 2nd September

Welcome back to our weekly feature courtesy of Sebastian Salek, the brains behind Clear the Lobby, working to bring you all the laws MPs are voting […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 26th August

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week: Employment Law Executive Pay Gap Reported by Ellena Mottram Since […]

Commercial Awareness Update w/c 19 August

Your round up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week.  Sign up here to get these updates in your inbox every week. […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 12th August

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week: Criminal law: Educational Needs Rise in the Number of Children […]

Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 5 August

Your round up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week. Where does the UK remain in terms of Brexit? Reported by Paige […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 29th July

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week: Criminal Law: Decline in Rape Prosecutions Decline in rape cases […]

Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 22nd July

Your round-up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week: Government to Crack Down on NDAs Reported by Sarah Mullane Following a consultation […]

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 22nd July

Welcome to our weekly feature courtesy of Sebastian Salek, the brains behind Clear the Lobby, working to bring you all the laws MPs are voting on this […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 15th July

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week: New Reforms to Bar Training The Future Bar Training reforms […]

Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 8th July

Your round-up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week: Thomas Cook in talks over a latest rescue deal Reported by Nathan Gore […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 1st July

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be discussing at their interviews this week: Criminal Law Increase on Online Sexual Offenses Against […]

Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 24th June

Your round-up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week: Fears that there could be energy shortages following Brexit Reported by Nathan Gore […]

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 17th June

Your round-up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week: Criminal Law Does the CPS need a review in deciding whether to pursue […]

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 17th June

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 10th June

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 3rd June

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 29th April

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 22nd April

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 8th April

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 1st April

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 1st April

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 25th March

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 18th March

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 11th March

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 11th March

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 4th March

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 25th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 25th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 25th Feb

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 18th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 18th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 18th Feb

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 11th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 11th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 11th Feb

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 4th February

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 4th Feb

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 28th January

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 28th January

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 28th Jan

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 21st January

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 21st January

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 14th January

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 14th January

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 14th Jan

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby

Your Weekly Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 7th January 2019

The Student Lawyer’s Commercial Awareness team brings you a round-up of future stories that you should discuss at interview this week, brought to you by our team of student writers.

Clear the Lobby: What laws are MPs voting on this week? – w/c 7th Jan

Bringing you all the laws MPs are voting on this week, and explained in plain English! Courtesy of Clear the Lobby