- 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
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