Administrations and Acquisitions: The Mis(s)fortune of Missguided

The Story: Following its financial troubles, Missguided was rescued by the retail-focussed Alteri Investors last year who acquired a 50% stake in the business. After a failed restructure of the company (which included staff redundancies and Missguided founder, Nitin Passi, stepping down as CEO), Alteri struggled to sell the brand, recently appointing Teneo as administrators.... Continue Reading →

Flocks, Flamingos and NFTs: An Interview with Stephenson Law

Olivia is a LPC LLM graduate and Trainee Solicitor at Stephenson Law, a multi-award winning legal services provider with a particular focus on technology, blockchain and start-ups. Personal Journey: In a nutshell, can you please describe your journey prior to securing a training contract at Stephenson Law? I did my undergraduate degree in English Language... Continue Reading →

Bristows IP Workshop Review:

*Please note that this article is not a sponsored post. All views presented are the writer's own. Bristows: A Fact File: Bristows in a nutshell: Bristows LLP is a full-service commercial firm, particularly known for its IP practice and work in the technology sector. Offices: London and Brussels. Vacation Scheme: While Bristows does not offer a formal... Continue Reading →

Auditors or Frauditors?

Accounting scandals surrounding the Big Four auditors are far from being a thing of the past. The UK Cabinet Office sent a letter to KPMG in early December 2021, saying that KPMG risked a ban on bidding for public contracts if it continued to be involved in accounting scandals. Around the same time, PwC partners in... Continue Reading →

WE ARE HIRING!

Mirror, mirror on the wall...who has the most commercial awareness of them all? We are delighted to announce that the ATALS Content Writers 2021-2022 application cycle is now OPEN! DEADLINE: 30th December 2021. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Application Process: To access our Google Form, click here. The Article: Further Information:... Continue Reading →

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