Society endorses ‘a la carte’ advice – but warns of risks – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted May 3rd, 2013 in law firms, legal services, news by tracey

“Family lawyers offering ‘pay as you go’ legal services are warned of the risks they carry and how to avoid them in a practice note published today by the Law Society. The note has been published to assist solicitors seeking to offer a more affordable service by allowing the client to deal with some aspects of their case themselves. It deals particularly with family law cases, following the removal of legal aid for most private law family matters on 1 April and is aimed primarily at those offering face-to-face client work.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 1st May 2013