Commercial awareness - what's it all about?
Law firms want their lawyers and their trainees to have commercial awareness so they can relate to the needs of their clients. This means that you need to know what's going on in the business world. The Burning Question is a weekly article written by a leading firm designed to get you thinking about the commercial issues that the modern lawyer must contend with. Click here to find out more.
Question of the week
Russian economic sanctions: the implications for businesses - written by Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP
What is the impact of economic sanctions being placed on Russia on clients in the United States, European Union and Japan?Read answer »
What rights do airline carriers have to refuse the refund of fees paid for ancillaries purchased as an accompaniment to a flight booking that has been cancelled?Read answer »
What are Teckal companies and why are they attractive to local authorities, among others?Read answer »
'Employee', 'worker', or 'self-employed consultant/contractor': why should an employer care as long as they get the job done?Read answer »
How is such a historical, esoteric point of law impacting on homeowners and on the delivery of housing developments?Read answer »