Paralegals: It's all in the blend
Many practices are now building profitable commercial businesses by employing the right mix of solicitors, legal executives and paralegals, writes Helen Mauborgne. But does this formula work in the current economic climate?
During the past few years, the legal market has seen a number of changes, notably the shift towards an increase in the number of legal executives and paralegals working in fee earning roles. Firms are increasingly recognising the importance of trained legal executives and other, non-qualified fee earning staff.
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