Prioritising your wellbeing during lockdown: Q&A with Linklaters

Life as an aspiring commercial lawyer can be challenging. Juggling everyday responsibilities, such as studying, working, and extra-curricular activities, alongside law firm applications, requires good time-management skills and resilience. Yet along the way, it becomes all too easy to neglect one’s most basic self-care rituals, such as sleeping, socialising and exercising. Prioritising mental and physical …

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The UK Immigration Bill: Delivering the ‘will’ of the British People?

With the Coronavirus pandemic taking centre stage on news headlines all around the world for the past 6 months, a hugely significant piece of legislation seems to have slipped off the national radar. That legislation is the hotly contested Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU withdrawal) Act 2020, colloquially termed the ‘Immigration Bill’. The Bill …

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Trump’s Litigation Battle

The news that Joe Biden has already won the election despite some states not officially calling the result, cause angst among Republicans who still hope that the remaining few votes will swing to Trump. Elsewhere in the country, and on Donald Trump’s official twitter, the Republican campaign are threatening to sue the process for fraud …

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Imposter Syndrome for Aspiring Solicitors

In this guest piece, Laura Johnson shares her experience of imposter syndrome having recently gone through the process. Over to Laura who is a future trainee at White & Case for her insight! Imposter Syndrome. Sit with that idea for a second. Have you heard of it before? And if you have, do you understand what it means? …

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