Legal Business

A period of silence from the profession on access to justice would be welcome

Inevitably with an event as dramatic as Brexit, the unintended consequences keep coming. One of the less noted is the 11th hour reprieve it has granted the Law Society, which in the spring was looking on course to lose much of its fund-raising powers as part of a government review.

Obviously, the administration of Theresa May has got more pressing matters on its plate than legal service regulation. Yet the review kicked off by the Treasury has still put in train a sequence of reviews/land grabs/shoulder-shoving by our main regulatory and representative bodies.