The Legal Services Act 2007 revolutionises the provision of legal services in the UK. This new book is the only guide to the new legislation. Providing an overview of the Act, the book signposts how its implementation will change the legal world. It explains how to take advantage of the new model, and identify new opportunities arising from the reform. This user-friendly guide provides: * A clear explanation of the legislation and expert views of the likely impact and how to take advantage of the changes * A topic-based approach, focussing on the most important changes and developments for law firms and other stakeholders who may be looking to take advantage of the reform * Timely, concise and accessible commentary on the meaning and effects of the new legislation The authors analyse the impact of the liberalisation of the market for legal services in England and Wales, and examine the future of the regulation of the profession.
With a foreword from the Chairman of the Legal Services Board, David Edmonds CBE, the inclusion of the Act with commencement dates, the explanatory notes and the associated materials, Butterworths Guide to the Legal Services Act 2007 truly is your one-stop shop for guidance on this revolutionary new legislation.