In the final part of a three-part series, barrister David Lock, a former minister in the Lord Chancellor's Department, looks at the dilemma facing the professions' regulators as traditional structures come under attack
“Chancery Lane? Total irrelevance to me.” That is the view I have heard countless times from City and corporate lawyers in recent years. It is normally followed by complaints about how much lawyers pay to the Law Society for practising certificates, comments about too much internal politics, too many pointless committees and too much meaningless paper.
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