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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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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Equality won’t happen on its own, we have to make it happen: An analysis of gender equality in the legal profession.

"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made…it shouldn’t be that women are the exception."Ruth Bader Ginsburg. US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sadly died on Saturday. Ginsburg struggled against blatant sexism to become the second women to serve as a justice on the nation’s highest court; she was an advocate for …

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Moving on from Coronavirus – how can the economy move forward?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is calling the coronavirus-induced economic crisis “the Great Lockdown”. However, this is misleading, suggesting that the root cause of the current economic depression lies in the negative impact of the pandemic. The state of the economy cannot be attributed solely to the coronavirus. What have we learnt from previous recessions? …

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LPC vs. SQE: Which Exam Should I take?

Currently, to qualify as a solicitor under the current system, the SRA requires a qualifying law degree (or GDL), an LPC qualification and to complete a two-year period of training, known as the training contract. You must also meet the SRA’s criteria on character and suitability. The Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) is a new set …

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Reshaping the Legal Industry: three trends you should know about!

Consistency and dependability are great strengths that the legal profession holds, offering certainty to clients. Changing times has brought disruption and ambiguity into the legal sector. A number of distinct trends have emerged in the legal industry; here are just a few. 1. Brexit It wouldn’t be a post regarding the biggest changes to the …

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