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Film Review: 'The Children Act' - Does Justice Care?

The Children Act is the film adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel, the plot of which follows the interactions between a teenage Jehovah's Witness refusing a blood transfusion and the High Court judge tasked with deciding his case. This review considers how the perception of justice compares to reality.

19:00, 2nd September 2018
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Commercial Awareness: The Sainsbury's/Asda Merger vs Competition Law

The proposed merger of two of the UK's biggest supermarkets, Sainsbury's and Asda, raises important questions that are often tackled by M & A lawyers: how and when will competition law operate to prevent or limit a deal because it poses too big a threat to market competition.

12:00, 29th June 2018
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Event Report: Capturing European Views on the Progress of Brexit Negotiations

The future for the EU and the UK's relationship remains unclear. Brexit negotiations have stalled, while the British government, public and press are split. Rarely heard, though, are views on Brexit from those on the Continent. To overcome that, a German lawyer gives his take on where things stand.

19:00, 27th May 2018
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Book Review: 'Stories of the Law and How It's Broken' by the Secret Barrister

'Stories of the Law and How It's Broken', written by anonymous barrister 'The Secret Barrister', takes a sobering look at the realities of the crumbling English and Welsh criminal legal system. A definite must-read, it is hoped the book's success will help save a system on the brink of collapse.

00:37, 2nd April 2018
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The Biggest Challenges Facing the Legal Profession in 2018

Showing an understanding of the challenges facing the legal profession is vital for demonstrating awareness to recruiters. Thus, it is important to examine how issues like Brexit, cyber security, fixed costs and online courts could cause problems for lawyers in the coming year.

12:00, 2nd January 2018
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Through the Looking Glass: Law and Interdisciplinarity

There is a tendency among lawyers to focus solely on the black-letter provisions of the law. By doing so, they neglect a valuable method with which to solve problems: examining the issue through a new lens that offers a different perspective that might shed light on a hitherto unknown solution.

12:00, 5th September 2017
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 31st July)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly round-up returns from a short break, providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

18:00, 6th August 2017
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 3rd July)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly round-up keeps providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

18:00, 9th July 2017
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 5th June)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly round-up powers through, providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

18:00, 12th June 2017
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On Filters and Votes: Examining Snap's IPO

Technology companies have been increasingly exploring new corporate governing structures, as exemplified by the company behind Snapchat. After its recent IPO, the current make-up of Snap Inc highlights some of the main issues that arise from such arrangements.

12:00, 9th May 2017
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The Curious Case of the Legal Academic Route

With the country's top firms and barristers' chambers keen to recruit the best legal graduates, the world of legal academia can, at times, seem under-represented at careers events. Therefore, KCTL has put together a handy guide, aimed at shedding light on this most enigmatic of career paths.

12:00, 25th April 2017
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 13th March)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly round-up rumbles on, providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

18:00, 19th March 2017
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 13th February)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. But with financial news often inaccessible in terms of volume and complexity, enter Keep Calm Talk Law's new fortnightly round-up: a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

18:43, 19th February 2017
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The Biggest Challenges Facing the Legal Profession in 2016

Understanding the challenges facing law firms is a great way to show recruiters that you are commercially aware. Our Executive Editor discusses three issues he foresees as significant challenges facing law firms in 2016 and beyond: fixed fees, market consolidation and the rise of the Big 4.

12:00, 17th February 2016
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