A Step Inside the Magic Circle: Interview with Ben Packer

I was rejected by Linklaters for a Vacation Scheme in 2007 - 13 years later, I am now a Partner. The trick is not falling over, it’s how you get back up! Ben Packer is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Linklaters. Ben specialises in contentious regulatory disputes, business crime, crisis management and... Continue Reading →

Working From Home: Is This The New Trend?

Before COVID-19, it was a luxury to be able to work remotely. Over the past few months, however, almost anyone who has had the ability to work from home, has been told to do so. The perks of working from home have become apparent and some firms are ready to make this a permanent change. ... Continue Reading →

All From Amazon Or All Too Much?

Amazon continues to fuel the development and its domination of the e-commerce sector with its ever-expanding range of products and delivery services. Nothing is ever too much to ask for anymore. Next day delivery is now old news. Need a product today? Sorted. But wait, need a product in two hours? Consider it delivered. Amazon... 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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