“Digital legal services for low income clients “close to tipping point” is an interesting read too from Professor Roger Smith (a leading researcher into online law) who predicts that high street law firms will be increasingly vulnerable to website-based national brands of legal service just as retailers have been to Amazon. The article touches on artificial insurance and provides a novel interpretation of the future for legal services particularly for low income clients.
Elsewhere, the Civil Procedure Rule Committee has dismissed a call from the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) to introduce fixed costs in costs-only proceedings flagging up this issue to fall within part of a wider reform agenda.
"It seems utterly unjust for this family, who have been living every parents' worst nightmare and are now on the brink of bankruptcy, to be thrown into a court room for the inquest on their child without proper legal support and representation.”
It’s been a busy week at John M Hayes to include travelling to Cardiff and Bristol to visit two of our top teams.
We wish Bristol Office the very best of luck with their new rock climbing challenge - from book clubs (last week) to rock climbing (this week) it’s one end of the spectrum to the other – but we think it mirrors perfectly the well-rounded, full service costs provision we offer to all our clients!