Fast Fashion vs Luxury Fashion: Is one more sustainable than the other and should companies aim to do better?

Typically, luxury brands are seen as the more sustainable option when compared to fast fashion. This is due to their high prices, exclusivity and quality. They have been able to benefit from this illusion in the past while cheaper brands took a hit due to having significantly lower prices and being more accessible. High levels … Continue reading Fast Fashion vs Luxury Fashion: Is one more sustainable than the other and should companies aim to do better?

What do you need to know about the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR?

We all have data which is personal to us that we share, some of which is even sensitive. As a result, as a business processing that personal data you are expected to do so responsibly. The law also expects this, therefore if you or your business processes personal data, you must comply with Data Protection … Continue reading What do you need to know about the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR?

A ‘How-To’ guide on UK business incorporation – is it for you?

In this blog post, Harry, provides a summary of company incorporation in the UK. This post contains general information and links to further guidance. It is not intended to comprise legal advice. If you are considering incorporation, please seek the advice of a legal professional. Incorporation is the process by which a new or existing … Continue reading A ‘How-To’ guide on UK business incorporation – is it for you?

My Experience in the Student Law Office as an In-House Paralegal

In advance of commencing my year-long module in the Student Law Office (SLO), I was afforded the opportunity to gain employment as an In-House Paralegal Intern at a Global Real Estate Software Company. This allowed me to gain a breadth of practical experience before beginning in the SLO. As a result, I was apprehensive about … Continue reading My Experience in the Student Law Office as an In-House Paralegal

How did having a business background help me in the student law office?

We all know that every tiny part of knowledge helps to shape us to overcome challenges in life. I was someone who had mainly a business background before pursuing my LLB. Quoting the great Mahatma Gandhi: ‘The future depends on what we do in the present,’ I will say that a business background became a … Continue reading How did having a business background help me in the student law office?

Corporate Regulation within Football & The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Professional football is a sport that transcends ninety minutes of entertainment. It has deep-rooted history and importance within local communities having a distant impact on the public. Currently, the major English leagues utilise the ‘Owners’ and Directors’ Test’ under section F of the Premier League Handbook as well as appendix 3 of the EFL Regulations … Continue reading Corporate Regulation within Football & The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Balance: Can law students really have it “all”?

There is a myriad of things students must balance. Academics, social life, part-time jobs, and many other commitments. Many universities recommend working 15 hours or less a week but with the cost of living rising this may not be appropriate for everyone. Many students will be put in the difficult position of choosing between financial … Continue reading Balance: Can law students really have it “all”?

400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

A ‘legal structure’ describes the form a business, or in this case a charity, chooses to take when setting up. It will determine the way in which you operate, and the different options vary in terms of the registration process, financial liability, tax implications and ability to enter into contracts. For a long time many … Continue reading 400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

How studying abroad helped me in the Student Law Office

In September 2018, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime to study, for a semester, at Charles University in Prague. This unique opportunity has undoubtedly helped me in the Student Law Office as well as in my personal development. Since starting university, I have always aspired to study abroad due to my passion for … Continue reading How studying abroad helped me in the Student Law Office