The US Justice Department Takes on Google

On Tuesday, the US Justice Department commenced legal action against Google, accusing it of illegal anticompetitive practices. This move reflects increasing frustration on both sides of the political spectrum in the United States about the power and influence in so-called ‘Big Tech’, particularly Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. The Lawsuit The Justice Department is bringing …

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What does the new ‘tier’ system mean for the hospitality industry?

There seems to be a recurring theme of economic struggle in several posts to The Legal Line Up blog, and a key industry yet to be analysed is the hospitality sector. Whilst I would love to write this piece about how the hospitality industry is booming and employment is higher than ever, the COVID-19 pandemic …

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A Day in the Life of a Media (& Technology / Entertainment) Lawyer

With media and technology being a staple in the lives of nearly everyone in the 20th century, Annabel Smith decided interviewing two lawyers from this sector would be both insightful and eye opening to sectors that aren’t traditionally thought of when choosing to where to qualify. In this week’s article, Annabel Smith interviewed two media …

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US Law firms: Insights from a Future Trainee

For this week's article, The Legal Line Up team spoke with Future Trainee Solicitor Joe Mallet about the so-called 'US Law firms'. Joe breaks down who these firms are and what attracted him to them, as well as offering insight into the various benefits of training at US Law firms. Thanks to Joe for sharing …

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Life as a paralegal at DLA Piper

In this article, Matthew Berrick interviews Chetan Mistry about his experience working at DLA Piper. This piece focuses on the roles and responsibilities of being a paralegal and some tips for aspiring solicitors. Huge thank you to Chetan for sharing his insight! Tell me a bit about yourself and what does a career in commercial …

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Our athletes stood up: Lawmakers turn to push for change.

In this guest piece, Nathan Davis and Elisa Daykin explore how current laws are failing to tackle racism in both the UK and USA, the ways in which you can help bring about reform, and the active role athletes are playing in enacting change. If you have any further questions regarding please contact Nathan, Elisa …

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Empowering the Conscious Consumer: Technology and the Fashion Industry

In this guest piece, Sofia Vdovichenko takes a closer look at the impacts of technology on consumerism in the fashion industry. Sofia is a dual qualifying lawyer on route to become an Irish Solicitor and New York Attorney-at-Law. If you have have any further questions regarding this piece feel free to contact Sofia Vdovichenko or …

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