The impact of far-reaching civil justice reforms was greatest for personal injury lawyers – just as government intended. Leading practitioners discuss their responses at the latest Gazette roundtable, held in Manchester.
Public sector lawyers retain a keen service ethic, the latest Gazette roundtable heard. But in-house professionals and their law firm advisers are under pressure to think like entrepreneurs as they are challenged to do more for less.
The legal profession’s belief in access to justice for all is undimmed. But faced with an ageing cadre of practitioners and swingeing public funding cuts, that commitment must be combined with creativity.
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