Does the Law Society know that there’s an internet generation? – The Times

Posted May 13th, 2010 in news by sally

“In 1996 senior figures in the Law Society said that I should not be allowed to speak in public. I had been predicting that most lawyers and clients would soon communicate by e-mail and the feeling was that I had failed to understand confidentiality and was bringing the profession into disrepute. Do we now have a more enlightened Law Society? To judge by its recent consultation document, Access to Justice Review, the answer is not clear. Although the title is promising, the report appears to be about finding new ways of funding old-fashioned lawyers.”

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The Times, 13th May 2010