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Heather Popley, barrister at No5 Chambers, discusses the recent statement, issued by Sir James Munby, regarding the cross-examination of vulnerable people.
The manner in which a law firm provides legal services is in its greatest state of flux, and shows no sign of abating. While clients look to their legal advisers to provide a high-quality, cost-effective service, some are questioning why firms still frequently retain external counsel. Andrew Cousins, solicitor advocate (civil) in DWF’s advocacy team, discusses how firms can offer a wide-ranging advocacy service for their clients.
The Law Society has warned that there is a significant risk that the firms who undertake this work, which includes dealing with highly vulnerable people, will go bankrupt.