How is the Legal Services Act Connected to Law Firm Cost Containment?


I’ve been going through a massive attack of writer’s block lately. It’s been a few weeks and it’s really wearing on me now. I was thinking it was because I just didn’t know what I wanted to say. But as time has passed, I also realize it’s because I don’t know what you want to hear.

Are you really interested in learning about the UK’s Legal Services Act (LSA) (aka Tesco Law) when all you’re doing is praying the phone will ring? Or trying to find the right person to delegate tasks to? Or figuring out how to use this cloud system you downloaded because “they” said you need to do the virtual thing?

Or is it that I’m interested in the LSA, so that’s what I’m going to write about, never mind that you don’t find it useful.

Great marketing skills, here. Great blogging attitude. Way to win hearts and minds.

So I asked myself: “Why do I think it’s so important for lawyers to know about the LSA and it’a aftermath?” And the answer is because it’s really clear that the practice of law is being upended, and so far the US has seen only the first few cracks. It will effect your practice is ways you won’t see coming unless you know what’s going on.

But that doesn’t mean much if you’re either not able to pay the bills, or trying to understand how the practice law the “Starbucks” way (no advocacy of using open wifi intended).

So let’s just say your position is: I understand this is important, but I don’t know what exactly to do to respond. How should I change? Where do I start? Assuming the upending is taking hold, these are some fundamental building blocks on which to structure your firm’s practice.

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