Archive for July, 2011

Waiting for Godot….or ABS?

Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 12:56

October will pass without Alternative Business Structures and it looks likely it will be the end of the year before we see them, unless you are a licensed conveyancer that is. In part this is due to the way parliamentary business is done and also to the manner in which appeals against Solicitors Regulation Authority […]






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Is Solicitors from Hell a Conspiracy Against the Legal Profession?

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 10:47

(thanks to Byfield) As I came out of the BBC yesterday with Des Hudson*, the chief executive of the Law Society, he said Rick Kordowski was a criminal. I reminded Des that the police didn’t think so. He wasn’t happy. We’d both been invited to discuss Solicitors from Hell on Radio 4’s You and Yours […]






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Big is Phat?

Friday, July 1st, 2011 at 17:39

(thanks to isu.edu) Legal Futures guides us to an enlightening survey on law firms’ ideas on the brave new world of ABS and Tesco Law. It appears interest is waning. Baker Tilly, the accounting firm, has been surveying lawyers for two years now on their reactions and expected responses to the wild horizons before them. […]






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