Tag Results

Solicitor ducks regulatory burden by becoming McKenzie Friend

A solicitor who has become a professional McKenzie Friend after 20 years in practice has hit out at the burden imposed on high street practitioners, which he said cost him almost £2m and pushed him into personal bankruptcy.

August 6th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Pioneering solicitor hands in PC to focus on online legal service without regulatory burden

One of the early pioneers in online legal services has relinquished her practising certificate in favour of working full-time for the web-based business she has built up over the past 12 years.

November 7th, 2013 | 3 Comments »

SRA says ABSs are likely to prove good news for solicitors and consumers alike

There is real potential for alternative business structures (ABSs) to have a positive impact on both the profession and consumers, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has said. The provisional conclusions of an equality impact assessment said solicitors would benefit from improved employment opportunities, while ABSs would facilitate improved access to legal services for consumers.

October 26th, 2010 | 2 Comments »