Brexit: What’s Next?



In the space of five days England has voted to leave the European Union and crashed out of the European Football Championship; David Cameron and Roy Hodgson have both walked out the door; and despite everything, at the time of writing, Jeremy Corbyn still remains in post. This blog will consider the next steps and implications of the former Brexit; the football to be put down as a usual England performance that will be forgotten about in another five days.
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Urban Lawyers team up with Sullivan & Cromwell for diversity event


Urban Lawyers co-hosted a panel discussion event with the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP on Thursday 26 May 2016. The topic of conversation was ‘Diversity in the legal industry’. The panel comprised of men and women from different backgrounds willing to give a frank assessment of how they view diversity in the legal profession to date. Continue reading

The Queen’s speech from a legal perspective



Her Majesty the Queen delivered her 63rd Queen’s Speech from the throne in the House of Lords on 18 May 2016. The upcoming EU referendum has dominated the Government’s agenda so far this year, but this has not stopped the Government from proposing 21 new Bills. Below are 10 of the Bills most relevant to the legal sector, which include among them proposals for a new UK Bill of Rights, modernisation of the courts, and social reform. Continue reading

Top 5 CV drafting tips



A CV is the first impression you will give a potential interviewer or employer. It is a representation of who you are, your capabilities and your achievements. Writing a good CV isn’t hard but over the years I have reviewed many CVs and I have seen applicants make the same mistakes over and over again. Below I list the top 5 areas you should focus on when preparing a CV. There are many ways to draft and lay out a CV but below are a list of pointers I regularly give applicants who ask me to take a look at their CV: Continue reading