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The five associates taking law firm gender balance into their own hands

20-Oct-2014 0:05 am | By Natasha Bernal

Tired of firms’ talk of commitment to the partnership gender balance while seeing scant evidence of change, five female lawyers have launched Women in Law London (WILL) to empower women to take the initiative themselves

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Magic circle firms launch internal salary war as US firms steal top talent

20-Oct-2014 0:04 am | By Natasha Bernal

Magic circle firms have released their salary figures for trainees and associates in 2014/15, but the increases are not enough to match the power of US firms’ wallets.

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Law students the most likely to work their way through university

16-Oct-2014 11:23 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

Law students are among those most likely to have a part time job while studying for their degree, according to research by Santander.

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DAC Beachcroft swaps ULaw for BPP

14-Oct-2014 9:30 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

DAC Beachcroft will send its future trainees to BPP Law School, switching its allegiance from the University of Law.

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King & Wood Mallesons to ditch SJ Berwin name to mark first anniversary of merger

14-Oct-2014 0:03 am | By Natalie Stanton

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin is set to scrap ‘SJ Berwin’ from its name on 1 November, as the firm celebrates the first anniversary of its record-breaking merger.

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Slaughters and Linklaters partners lead the pack on LGBT support

14-Oct-2014 0:01 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

Slaughter and May and Linklaters partners have been listed as prominent LGBT allies by diversity networking organisation OUTstanding.

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Future Legal Mind award offers chance to win £5,000 and work experience

20-Oct-2014 10:38 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

The Future Legal Mind award, launched today by the National Accident Helpline in association with Lawyer 2B, will offer students the chance to win £5,000 and work experience.

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20-Oct-2014

Lawyer 2B launches some quick-fire questions at Burges Salmon trainee Zeynab Rajput

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Wearable technology and data protection in the European Union

16-Oct-2014

Wearable technology seems to be the latest phrase on everyone’s lips, but have you ever considered the privacy implications?

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Lawyers must engage with public over Human Rights Act

14-Oct-2014

Chris Grayling’s announcement to scrap the Human Rights Act 1998 if his party is re-elected pleased the tabloid press and its followers, oblivious to the realities of the work of the Strasbourg Court and the implementation of its decisions.

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Magic circle firms launch internal salary war as US firms steal top talent

20-Oct-2014

Magic circle firms have released their salary figures for trainees and associates in 2014/15, but the increases are not enough to match the power of US firms’ wallets.

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Wearable technology and data protection in the European Union

16-Oct-2014

Wearable technology seems to be the latest phrase on everyone’s lips, but have you ever considered the privacy implications?

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What's the deal with… the Alibaba IPO?

8-Oct-2014

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave over the past few months, it has been impossible to avoid the hype surrounding the initial public offering (IPO) of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on the New York Stock Exchange. 

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Is this the end of the ‘Magic Circle’ brand?

2-Oct-2014

A leading UK-based law firm has suggested it would prefer not to be branded as a ‘Magic Circle’ firm, at least not in the US.

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Legal education: are the right things being taught? video

22-Sep-2014

The legal landscape is changing and questions are being raised about whether legal education is still fit for purpose. Lawyer 2B assembled some experts to give their views…

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OECD acts to axe tax gaps

19-Sep-2014

New proposals to stop multinational companies dodging tax were published on Tuesday. Here’s the lowdown on what’s going on…

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How will the UK's legal system change if the Scots vote yes?

17-Sep-2014

So the big vote is today. Scotland may decide to become independent - but what will be the legal and commercial impact?

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Current trends in the commodities market

21-Aug-2014

From what we eat to how we heat our homes and the transport choices we make, commodities are central to all our lives.

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Lawyer 2B launches some quick-fire questions at Burges Salmon trainee Zeynab Rajput

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A teeming metropolis where global trends come to life as capital flows from West to East

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