Legal firms have various challenges ahead most importantly from the new Legal Services Act that allows non solicitors to own legal practices. This was dubbed the "Tesco Law" as predictions of lawyers offices in supermarkets emerged. The LSA will no doubt lead to increased competition especially for small high street firms.
Traditionally law firms have not been particularly good at collecting cash in as much of the work is in progress and a focus on billable hours sometimes means that debtors do build up.
So if your practice is, or you are
- experiencing cashflow problems?
- You are concerned about paying your professional indemnity premiums?
- worried that insolvency may affect your ability to practice in the future?
- You don’t want to risk the SRA Intervention