- Co-op to roll out face-to-face legal advice in bank branches
The Co-op – which yesterday received its alternative business structure (ABS) licence – is to provide legal services through its banking network as it seeks to challenge the “legal postcode lottery”, it has announced.
- SRA confirms debut trio of licensed alternative business structures
The first three alternative business structures (ABS) to be licensed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have been confirmed today today (March 28), as the reforms ushered in by the Legal Services Act continue to gather pace.
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Undoubtedly, changes caused by the Legal Services Act (LSA) will diversify the legal profession forever. Although much commentary...
- Justice minister Djanogly stresses commitment to ABS implementation schedule
Justice minister Jonathan Djanogly has confirmed that the first Alternative Business Structures (ABS) will be up and running from next October, following prolonged speculation over the coalition Government's intentions for the planned...