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The keys to the White House in six easy steps

Published on 31 October 2016. By Chloe Johnston, Associate

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Many of us will find the choice between this year's clashing candidates simple, but the system that put these two hopefuls in the frame is slightly less straightforward.

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How can lawyers intelligently use AI?

Published on 20 October 2016. By Dil-veer Kang , Trainee solicitor

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In recent weeks, the legal press has been inundated with reports of different Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools being utilised by law firms. In case you are wondering what’s what, this post will clarify what a handful of the different systems can do, which firms are using them and the impact on legal services.

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Revisiting the Referendum

Published on 22 September 2016. By Sophie Tuson, Associate

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Never afraid to shy away from the most challenging of topics, in May of this year – with the EU Referendum vote looming – the blog’s Editorial Team decided to tackle Brexit head on.

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What Feng Shui says about your office space

Published on 26 August 2016. By Sally Chen, Trainee solicitor

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Feng Shui holds significant influence over many business people in China. So what's it all about?

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Political adverts – freedom to misinform?

Published on 15 August 2016. By Victoria Noto, Trainee solicitor

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Promises of an additional £350m per week to be given to the NHS, posters featuring "white thugs" shouting at vulnerable old ladies, and billboards plastered with images of a flood of new refugees. These are just a few of the wildly misleading, harmful and offensive adverts that featured in the build-up to the EU referendum on 23 June.

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Art works: businesses and the value of art

Published on 04 August 2016. By Sophie Newton, Associate

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You're heading to a company's offices for a meeting. Does this company's involvement with art affect its success as a business, and if so, how?

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Making a racket about the tennis pay gap

Published on 29 July 2016. By Charlotte Thompson, Associate

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In 2015 Novak Djokovic, men’s world number one, received $21.65m in prize money whereas Serena Williams, women’s world number one, won less than half of that amount

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How would a Brexit affect the NHS?

Published on 21 June 2016. By Genevieve Isherwood, Associate

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The potential effect of a Brexit on the NHS has become a key political battleground with wildly divergent statistics being quoted and outlandish claims being made by both campaigns. Should the UK vote to leave the EU on 23 June there are a number of potential impacts on the NHS, outlined below.

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How would a Brexit affect employment in the UK?

Published on 20 June 2016. By Charlotte Gough, Trainee solicitor

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Whilst the papers tell us to panic and the politicians speak of a potential apocalypse, the general view is that there will likely be very little immediate change to employment law should we vote to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

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How would a Brexit affect Intellectual Property laws in the UK?

Published on 17 June 2016. By Amelia Cave, Associate

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The future of IP law in the UK might not be at the top of your list of considerations when thinking about which way to vote on the 23 June. However, this area of law is heavily harmonised across the EU meaning that a vote to leave could have serious ramifications for businesses relying on IP rights.

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