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'Tesco Law' begins in England and Wales

Oct 6, 2011 The much anticipated reform to the Legal Services Act has come into force in England and Wales, under which banks and supermarkets are now able to sell consumer legal services. The changes are intended to encourage…

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Virtual law firms face regulatory obstacles

Nov 26, 2010 Virtual law offices are increasingly appealing to lawyers as technological advances re-shape the way that legal services are provided. The virtual office allows lawyers to avoid the costs of renting space, and allows…

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Will consumers go to Tesco for legal advice?

May 31, 2010 A new survey by YouGov has tested the waters on consumer sentiment regarding legal services offered by supermarkets and big retailers ahead of the deregulation of the UK legal services market next year. The reforms will…

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