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Law firms are borrowing large amounts to fund expansion

18th August 2015

Law firms in the UK borrowing money from banks has increased by a staggering 28 per cent over the last five years to £7. 35 billion as the firms aim to expand, retain key personnel and develop IT. This news…

Famous copyright cases

14th August 2015

With the recent news that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ruled to have breached copyright rules with their Blurred Lines song, we delve through history and find the most infamous copyright cases. To begin…

Judge says Welsh law has become a reality

12th August 2015

His Honour Judge Milwyn Jarman QC has revealed that laws applicable in Wales could differ from laws in England in the future. This news means that those in the legal sector in England and Wales should keep a close…

New laws created to make Britain a tougher place to live in for illegal immigrants

5th August 2015

The government is set to announce new laws that are expected to make Britain a tougher place to live in for illegal immigrants. Under the new plans, illegal immigrants to Britain could now face a sudden eviction…

The weirdest interview tasks and questions asked by employers

31st July 2015

Interviews can be stressful enough for candidates, but just imagine being asked unanswerable questions and being tricked during your interview. Whilst the majority of interviews for lawyer jobs follow the standard…

Landmark Court of Appeal ruling could change wills

28th July 2015

A landmark court ruling that has seen a woman be given £164,000 from her estranged mother’s estate could have a long-lasting impact on the way wills are drawn up. Solicitors working in in-house legal…

The suit to match the lawyer

24th July 2015

Congratulations, you have been offered an interview for that dream law job that you have wanted for ages! But now you need to make an impression and stand out from the crowd of candidates. Making an impression…

Lack of diversity in law recruitment questioned

21st July 2015

A founding partner of a City law firm has questioned the diversity in law recruitment as he believes the legal profession remains a stronghold for white, middle-class and privately educated males. Dele Ogun, a…