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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

Previous questions

Playing catch up: data protection and public disinterest - written by Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP

Why do online businesses need to get up to speed with data protection laws?

Developers and rights to light - written by King & Wood Mallesons

What is the appropriate remedy for a landowner whose rights to light will be adversely affected by a proposed development?

Alternative lending - written by King & Wood Mallesons

If the banks won't lend, who will?

Cartel cases: the risk for parent companies - written by King & Wood Mallesons

What are the liability risks for parent companies and investors when a subsidiary or portfolio company engages in cartel activity?

How to register a store's layout as a trademark - written by Taylor Wessing

Can a retailer's unique store layout be protected from copycats?

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