Problem-based learning (PBL) approaches develop students’ abilities to tackle complex, unstructured problems which are closer to the situations they are likely to face in the future. There is some evidence that PBL improves students’ transferrable skills and engagement and can help with career readiness for business students. This chapter introduces PBL, explains why it can be fun and engaging for both students and staff, and gives some examples of when it is suitable and how it can be done. Further links are provided for resources to learn more about this approach.
The status of legal advice provided by lawyers being protected by privilege in EU competition investigations has been the subject of much legal scrutiny in the past two decades. This article provides a recap of the current legal position in EU law, analyses how that position might change for UK qualified lawyers post-Brexit and also considers the position of advice provided by EEA qualified lawyers in English proceedings post-Brexit.