‘Loot boxes’: Blurring the lines between gaming and gambling?

Cardiff University law graduate and aspiring barrister Samuel Jenkins on why increased regulation is inevitable

Apr 8 2021 10:29am

Sustainability or spin? Greenwashing and the law

LSE law graduate and future trainee Matthew Unsworth takes a look at how competition authorities are responding to misleading eco claims

Mar 19 2021 11:08am

What does the future hold for the UK’s largest listed law firm?

City trainee Clive Wong examines the fall in its share price from a pre-COVID market high of 143p

Jul 10 2020 1:49pm

COVID-19: Emphasising the societal impact of business decisions

Future trainee solicitor Isabella Mason considers the implications for law firms

Jul 2 2020 10:38am

COVID-19: A competition law conundrum

Swansea law graduate Oscar Newman considers the implications of reopening the retail sector

Jun 1 2020 12:25pm

The impact of coronavirus on global law firms

Commercial outfits will continually strive to keep up with the challenges presented by the novel virus -- but the extent of the damage remains unknown, says Warwick law student Francis Zealley

Mar 12 2020 9:00am

Williams v Roffey Bros: The uncertainty in contract law

Oxford University law student Jordan Briggs explains how the Supreme Court missed an opportunity to clear up the confusion

Jun 7 2019 11:13am

Should law firms be able to float?

Market forces should be the determining factor, not regulations

Aug 8 2018 3:04pm

Law firm flotations — buyer beware

Investing in UK-listed outfits may be profitable, but there are associated risks

Jul 13 2018 11:45am

They say that data is the new oil — but who exactly owns it?

As part of Legal Cheek’s occasional series exploring buzzing legal research across the UK and internationally, today, on the day that new data protection rules come into force, we delve into the unchartered territory of the law on data ownership

May 25 2018 10:03am

Is ‘national security’ fast becoming a tool of protectionism?

Growing use of national security grounds to intervene against foreign investments flies in the face of Theresa May's 'open for business' mantra

Mar 6 2018 11:16am

Government plans to tighten M&A rules sends out the wrong message

Isn't the UK meant to be open and ready for business post-Brexit?

Oct 20 2017 2:08pm

The acquisition of Visa Europe — from a trainee’s perspective

Macfarlanes NQ Alex Evans looks back on the higlight of his training contract

Jun 6 2017 1:58pm

Is the government on the hunt for a new approach to infrastructure?

Pinsent Masons projects lawyer Alexandra Christensen on potential successors to the PFI model

Apr 12 2017 12:35pm

Beyond the Dragons’ Den: What lawyers bring to a fintech venture

Travers Smith solicitor Alex Edmiston provides a brief biography of a start-up

Mar 14 2017 11:00am

Brexit: Why law students are less likely to be offered training contracts

How the referendum result will impact the legal market, and what law firms can do about it

Jan 17 2017 9:43am

Are the courts too soft on contract breakers?

A critical look at the “take your money and move on” approach

Dec 21 2016 10:06am

Why the EU’s new e-commerce package means we could be entitled to cheaper Disneyland tickets

Shearman & Sterling trainee Andrea Calla explores how and why the EU digital single market benefits us

Jun 20 2016 11:44am

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