The latest from Britain points the way to a bizarro-world for the legal profession. Britain and Australia have radically liberalised (Brit sp.) their legal systems, allowing alternative business structures (ABS), multi-disciplinary practices and non-lawyer ownership of law firms. Canada is soon to follow – read the full recommendations in “Futures: Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada”
The latest bounty from the change in Britain: “The Beauty Lawyer,” Cià Gabriella Manes, is offering a smorgasbord of services from DIY divorce advice to anti-aging face creams and, yes, sex therapy.
I made an audacious prediction when Canada released its recommendations. I predicted plaintiff firms with medical facilities and auto repair shops. Now that prediction seems a bit tame.
Read the full story HERE.