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Policing the internet - an age old problem

05 January 2017

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Porn, violence, gambling – how we deal with these taboos of the digital age is a big question, and one which the UK government has started to tackle.

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Trainees Take on 2016: A Year in Review

Published on 22 December 2016. By Sophie Tuson, Associate

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Placing a £10 bet on Donald Trump, Brexit and Leicester City winning the Premier League this year would have made you a millionaire… 30 times over.

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The Twelve "Laws" of Christmas

Published on 20 December 2016. By Harriet Evans, Trainee solicitor

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With the festive season upon us, we take a look at twelve "laws" and determine their legality with a festive twist.

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Has Brexit cancelled Christmas?

Published on 25 November 2016. By Dani Barnes, Trainee solicitor

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The pressure is on for brands to compete for advertising success. But what is it about the festive period that encourages brands to spend increasingly eye-watering sums year on year? And has Brexit impacted brands' willingness to splash their cash on adverts this Christmas?

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Smartphones, smartwatches... 'smart' offices?

Published on 18 November 2016. By Sophie Tuson, Associate

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Robot security guards, coffee machines that remember how you like your cappuccino, and smartphone apps which enable employees to control heating and lighting at the touch of a button. Welcome to the brave new world of the ‘smart’ office.

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The Olympic party that nobody wants to host

14 November 2016

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Rio de Janeiro knows how to throw a party. But now that the dust has settled after the carnival celebration of hosting the Olympic Games, what state has the city been left in?

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The Future of America

Published on 07 November 2016. By Rob Paine, Trainee solicitor

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The presidential candidates offer opposing visions for America. This article takes a brief trip into the two possible futures that await the US on 8 November 2016.

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The cost of power in the US election

Published on 02 November 2016. By Charlotte Thompson, Associate

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Electioneering in the US is big business.

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A Presidential Personality

Published on 02 November 2016. By Rebecca Taylor, Trainee solicitor

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As much on this side of the pond as on the other, success on the political stage today seems to be determined by candidates’ personalities over their policies.

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Chinese 'netizens' and the US Presidential Election

Published on 02 November 2016. By Milo Qin, Trainee solicitor

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What do grassroots Chinese people think about the US election? Weibo and WeChat, the two dominant online social platforms in China, have provided a mixed answer.

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