A recent survey revealed that 71% of senior legal staff would recruit a trainee with commercial acumen and a 2:1 degree over an otherwise comparable candidate with a first-class degree. It follows a string of evidence that commercial awareness is absolutely critical for aspiring (and practicing!) lawyers to develop.
For this episode, I spoke to Peter Watson, founder of the news summary site Watson's Daily. We discuss everything you could ever need to know about commercial awareness, using case studies for examples, as well as some commentary on recent news topics such as COVID-19.
Music provided by Audio Library: Jungle Juice - Wataboi.