Reverberations and revolutions - change grips the market as 'Tesco law' finally launches
More than eight years since plans for sweeping reform of the UK’s £25bn legal services market were first floated, the most radical phase of ‘Tesco law’ starts this month. Sofia Lind finds the looming revolution already having a profound impact on the profession
Seemingly out of the blue on 24 July 2003, the Department for Constitutional Affairs, the agency that would soon be rechristened the Ministry of Justice, made an announcement that marked one of the most significant interventions in the legal industry in recent memory.
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