Tag: Commercial awareness

City lawyers are just like people selling fruit on a market stall

Phil Sanderson, co-chair of the global private equity transactions group at Ropes & Gray, gives his own take on commercial awareness

Nov 15 2019 1:00pm

The climate crisis and the role of lawyers

A trio of Burges Salmon lawyers explain how the push towards a greener economy is affecting their clients

Nov 14 2019 2:51pm

‘Mobile phones were big black boxes and only four of us had a computer’

Michael Luckman, an intellectual property partner at Gowling WLG, reflects on trainee life in the eighties

Nov 13 2019 12:56pm

Why I joined a US law firm in London

Ahead of Wednesday’s event, ‘The rise of US law firms in London’, we speak to Shearman & Sterling lawyer Jonathan Swil

Nov 11 2019 3:03pm

6 areas future lawyers need to reflect on in order to stand out from the crowd

Pinsent Masons solicitors share their advice

Nov 7 2019 1:02pm

A day in the life of a civil fraud lawyer

Practice area insight from RPC solicitors and Hardwicke barrister

Nov 5 2019 12:40pm

How I secured a training contract in the Edinburgh office of an international law firm

Matt Finnie, a second-year trainee at Addleshaw Goddard, on how to forge a career in the law

Nov 4 2019 1:50pm

It’s important to have a passion outside law

Hill Dickinson partner Ian Gillis on martial arts, Manchester and the importance of a commercial mindset

Nov 1 2019 11:34am

‘My life as an environmental lawyer’

Burges Salmon associate Stephen Lavington reflects on his route into the law and offers advice to the next generation of lawyers

Oct 30 2019 10:13am

There’s more to being a good lawyer than just knowing the law

Irwin Mitchell corporate partner Victoria Zivkovic explains why commercial awareness means going beyond the textbooks

Oct 25 2019 12:54pm

Unique opportunities lie ahead for today’s future trainees

Ahead of tomorrow's ‘Commercial, digital and data awareness’ event in London, we spoke to Jeremy Coleman, innovation manager at Norton Rose Fulbright

Mar 12 2019 1:56pm

Aspiring solicitors should seek the skills robots can’t replace

A sneak peek of some of the hints and tips BPP innovation chief Adam Curphey will share at Wednesday’s ‘Commercial, digital and data awareness’ event

Mar 11 2019 3:30pm

Robots are not coming to take our jobs — but they are changing the way we do them

Lawyers are no longer isolated providers of water-tight legal documents

Feb 27 2019 8:59am

What commercial awareness is and what it should not be

Legal commentator and solicitor David Allen Green considers what this law firm buzzword actually means

Sep 7 2018 12:07pm

‘It took me finding a training contract to discover what commercial awareness actually is’

A first-seat trainee on what she learnt along the way

Aug 31 2018 9:38am

Business or businessman: Who to sue when things go wrong

When can a third party claim against company members directly?

Apr 14 2016 11:12am

‘Our job as litigators is to create risk for the other side’

Ahead of tomorrow's 'Commercial Awareness Question Time', RPC partner Simon Hart considers the skills needed to resolve City disputes

Mar 8 2016 2:58pm

‘For clients litigation is just another business deal’

Hardwicke's David Pliener considers commercial awareness from a barrister's perspective

Mar 4 2016 12:09pm