Victoria’s Secret UK and the Angels of Administration

Victoria's Secret is an American lingerie company loved by teenagers and young women worldwide. The Victoria's Secret 'Angels' are an iconic symbol, pinning the brand as one of the most popular High Street lingerie retailers. However, it seems that on this side of the pond, the Angels have fallen into administration... The 'A' Word... Administration.... Continue Reading →

Pull Up A Chair. Be IP Aware: The Importance Of IP For SMEs

When we think of intellectual property rights, the first examples that come to mind are usually those owned by the big brands: the red sole trademark for the Christian Louboutin shoes, the patented iPhone, the top-secret Kentucky Fried Chicken recipe etc. As a result, it is often easy to underestimate the value of IP for... Continue Reading →

From Yee Sang Salads to Knitting Needles: How have law firms taken the ‘extra step’ to embrace diversity in the legal profession?

Diversity should be part of your job rather than something that you have to actively participate in. There is no better way to begin a controversial debate than with a controversial statement. My argument is this: 'diversity' is a buzzword in the legal world that is half-heartedly exploited by some firms to make themselves appear... Continue Reading →

How I Built My Commercial Awareness

When I first began my commercial awareness journey, I didn't know where to start. I was constantly referred to the same old sources of commercial news: The Financial Times and The Economist. After all, old is gold. Whilst I am comfortable with using these sources now, they weren't very useful when I first started learning... Continue Reading →

Acquisitions 101: Vice and Refinery29

2019 has been an exciting year for the M&A world! In case you haven't heard, Vice has acquired Refinery29! Now, what's the point of me writing an article about an acquisition if I don't go through the basics first?! Let's play a bit of Company Top Trumps. Vice: What is Vice? Vice is a Canadian... Continue Reading →

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