Legal Cheek Journal

The most original writing about legal affairs on the internet.

Changes to immigration rules: the new price of family reunification

Sheffield Uni law student Jacob Dubiecha offers a critical analysis of the increased minimum income requirement

Feb 20 2024 7:57am
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Non-fatal strangulation and suffocation: Why was this new offence necessary and what has been its impact?

King’s College London grad Lucy Sutton explores the implications

Feb 13 2024 8:45am
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5 Ways India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023 differs from Europe’s GDPR

Mayank Batavia takes a deep dive into data protection mechanisms in India and Europe

Feb 5 2024 8:57am
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Video link wills: nifty solution or ripe for litigation?

Lauren Slade, maths graduate and aspiring barrister, explores the continuing suitability of video link wills

Jan 26 2024 8:46am

Halsey and beyond: The Court of Appeal’s discretion on compelling parties to use ADR

City Uni bar student Jaaved Fareed analyses Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil

Jan 15 2024 8:07am
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Ntzegkoutanis v Kimionis: A beacon of hope for minority shareholders?

KCL senior lecturer Anil Balan analyses the Court of Appeal's recent decision

Jan 10 2024 8:51am

The Workers Act 2023: What does it mean in practice?

Anglia Ruskin law student Olga Kyriakoudi explores its implications

Jan 3 2024 8:55am
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Legal Takeaway: Who’s who for Deliveroo?

Oxford Uni PPE grad Joshua Masson explores the UKSC's recent Deliveroo judgment 

Dec 11 2023 11:37am
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Human rights obligations in investor-state disputes

Bristol Uni law student Jasmine Cundiff, explores the hurdles to keeping investors accountable

Dec 6 2023 12:57pm

Could you be fired by a robot – and would UK anti-discrimination law protect you?

Cambridge Uni law grad Puja Patel analyses whether current anti-discrimination laws are fit for purpose in the wake of AI

Nov 30 2023 7:49am
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The past, present and future of the Quincecare duty

Hannah Sinclair, Bristol Uni law grad and aspiring barrister, charts the developments following Philipp v Barclays Bank

Nov 9 2023 9:43am

‘Failure to prevent fraud’ and what it means for businesses

Bar course grad Shifra Moriarty explores recent developments in financial crimes legislation

Oct 31 2023 8:16am

Lights, camera, carbon: The legal state of celebrity carbon footprints

KCL law student Ana Palade explores how celebrities can be held more accountable for their carbon-intensive activities

Oct 23 2023 8:16am
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Access to justice: how can we do more?

Cardiff University law student Sophia McKenna explores how we can develop effective solutions

Oct 19 2023 9:22am
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Who owns indigenous knowledge: local communities or corporations?

Lawyers Ria Das and Sia Das explore the pressing problem of biopiracy of indigenous knowledge

Oct 9 2023 8:16am
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Competition chronicles: Microsoft vs The CMA and FTC

Exeter Uni law student Dara Adefemi explores the complexities of competition law

Sep 25 2023 10:56am
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Why we need to take a closer look at ‘loot boxes’

Aspiring barrister Georgia Keeton-Williams on why more needs to be done to protect children from in-game currencies

Sep 19 2023 8:47am

Navigating bias in generative AI

Nottingham PPE student Charlie Downey looks at the challenges around artificial intelligence

Sep 11 2023 9:22am
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How election legislation has failed the UK’s visually-impaired voters

Aspiring barrister Lauren Slade explores the lack of statutory protection for the blind

Sep 4 2023 8:41am
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Flexible working, inflexible stereotypes

Durham Uni psychology grad Darcie Summers analyses the gendered implications of the UK passing the Flexible Working Bill

Aug 29 2023 9:45am

Improving access to justice – is AI the answer?

Jake Fletcher-Stega, a recent University of Liverpool law grad explores the potential for technology to enhance legal services

Aug 21 2023 8:37am