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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 commercial 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.

11:00, 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.

17:00, 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.

17:00, 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.

17:00, 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.

11:00, 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.

11:00, 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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The Great Divide: Women In Law

Inequality between men and women is no new social illness. There is a long and tumultuous history of gender inequality across the world and, until fairly recently, the UK was no different, particularly in the legal profession. How is this trend changing in the world of business and law?

12:00, 3rd December 2015
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ADR: The Future of Litigation

We are fortunate to live in a democracy and a country that, as far back as 1215 enshrined in its laws a desire for and reverence of justice. Traditionally, we have been an international leader in access to the courts. However, traditional litigation is making way for new forms of dispute resolution.

12:00, 3rd November 2015
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Legal Process Outsourcing: A Worm’s Eye View

Legal Process Outsourcing, on a very basic level, is the exporting of legal services to lower wage regions or countries. With training contracts more competitive than ever, graduates should not write LPOs off; they provide similar experience to a traditional firm, with additional benefits.

11:00, 26th August 2015
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Ten Tips For Acing Your Vacation Scheme

It’s the beginning of July. You have slogged through your exams and freedom is around the corner, but not for eager minded lawyers in the making lucky enough to have secured vacation schemes. You best make the most of it with these top ten tips for securing that training contract at the end.

11:14, 15th July 2015
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