- Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Helping to enhance public understanding of the law will “unlock demand for legal services”, solicitors have been advised as part of a new push to promote public legal education (PLE). It came as a high-powered non-partisan group of MPs and peers was formed to promote PLE.
Tags: Law Society, Low Commission, public legal education
Posted in Latest news
- Friday, 20 July 2012
I don’t know how many law firms chart the ‘journey’ that leads clients to seeking their advice, but I would guess that it is very, very few. Magically, or perhaps because of an advert in the Yellow Pages, or maybe the recommendation of a one-time client, clients turn up on the doorstep wanting help. What more do you need to know? In any case, it is probably because of your brilliant local reputation.
Tags: Legal Services Board, Legal Services Consumer Panel, public legal education, reserved legal activities
Posted in Blog
- Wednesday, 9 November 2011
It is essential for law firms to offer better public legal education – including getting into schools, according to the Master of the Rolls – while alternative business structures could help pro bono provision, it was claimed at the launch of National Pro Bono Week on Monday.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, pro bono, public legal education
Posted in Alternative business structures, Latest news