- Wednesday, 20 July 2016
National law firm Cartwright King is launching a franchise scheme for solicitors who want to set up their own practices, which will operate in a similar way to a virtual firm but allow franchisees to benefit from an existing national brand.
Tags: law firms, virtual firms
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Thursday, 22 January 2015
A new firm which aims to break the mould of advice to start-ups and SMEs by recruiting lawyers who run their own businesses has opened in London. It is operating as a trading name of ‘virtual firm’ gunnercooke
Tags: fixed fees, SMEs, start-ups, virtual firms
Posted in Latest news, Market monitor
Legal education and training is not fit for today, let alone the future, and the approach of the main professional bodies to the need for greater accessibility and flexibility could not have been more different.
Since abolition of the common renewal date, practices have been free to choose when to renew their professional indemnity insurance. We estimate that around 30-40% now renew between March and April.