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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.

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Previous questions

Heading for the ‘Brexit’? - written by Weil, Gotshal & Manges

What would be the impact for the City if Britain were to leave the European Union?

Deregulation and the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) - written by Weil, Gotshal & Manges

TTIP: Dangerous deregulation or a necessary boost to the EU economies?

Private equity: changing regulations - written by Weil, Gotshal & Manges

How have changing regulatory trends following the global financial crisis affected the private equity industry?

Analysing the Consumer Rights Bill - written by DLA Piper UK LLP

What do the government’s new consumer rights reforms mean for businesses?

Shared parental leave - written by DLA Piper UK LLP

What is shared parental leave and what impact does it have on employers?

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