Today’s Daily Telegraph reports on a survey with news that the small generalist firm may not survive the upheavals caused by the opening up of the English market for legal services.
A survey of 75 leading professionals by Thomson Sweet & Maxwell found that 69pc of high street solicitors firms will be either significantly or drastically affected by the Legal Services Act reforms.
Nearly 60pc of the solicitors and barristers interviewed believed that traditional high street firms would be a rarity by 2015.
The full report is available in book form under the title Brave New World: Impact of the . . . [more]