Covid-19 puts legal aid lawyers under severe pressure

Covid-19 puts legal aid lawyers under severe pressure A survey by the Legal Aid Practitioners’ Group (LAPG) has revealed that 79% of legal aid lawyers…

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Blog, Covid-19, Legal, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 9th February 2021

CMA calls for further reform in the legal services sector

CMA calls for further reform in the legal services sector In a review of progress made since its 2016 market study of the legal services sector in England and Wales,…

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Blog, Covid-19, Legal, SMEs / Business, Solicitors
Posted on: 9th February 2021

Solicitors brief update February 2021

Solicitors brief update February 2021 Covid-19 leads to delay in small claims trials Small claims are taking almost three months longer to go to trial…

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Blog, Covid-19, In The Press, Legal, SMEs / Business, Solicitors
Posted on: 9th February 2021

The impact of COVID19 on the handling on client money

If you are a solicitor or Law Firm and handle client money, what impact has COVID 19 had on your responsibilities of handling of client money?  The SRA has been active in providing guidance to…

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Blog, Covid-19, Legal, News
Posted on: 7th April 2020

Legal market set to grow but solicitors struggling to innovate

Legal market surveyors are expecting the commercial law market to grow substantially over the next couple of years. IRN Research, which published the report, suggested…

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Legal
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Law Society criticises SRA for “one-dimensional” approach

Price cannot always be put above quality, skill and peace of mind when choosing a legal provider, the Law Society has said. Law Society President…

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Legal
Posted on: 19th February 2018

Transparency “risks driving competition on price alone”, says Law Society

The Law Society has warned law firms that plans to publish prices on websites could turn the consumer focus to…

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Legal
Posted on: 8th January 2018

Study suggests solicitors and clients are not always ‘on the same page’

New research suggests that law firms and their clients are not always ‘on the same page’ when it comes to their ideas about good service. (more…)

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Blog, Business Blog, Legal
Posted on: 22nd December 2017

Law Society predicts rapid productivity growth in legal sector

The Law Society has said that the legal sector will welcome substantial productivity growth if it embraces Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other new technologies in the years ahead. According to…

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Legal
Posted on: 20th November 2017

Legal sector enjoys growth for third consecutive year running in 2016

The latest UK Legal Benchmarking report has revealed that Britain’s legal sector welcomed growth for the third consecutive year in…

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Legal
Posted on: 14th September 2017