Lockdown devastates conveyancing, criminal and immigration practices

High street lawyers are hit “hard and fast” by covid-19 with residential conveyancing suffering disproportionately, a significant report has found

18 Jun 2020

High street lawyers are being hit “hard and fast” by covid-19, with residential conveyancing suffering disproportionately, a significant new report has found.

However, they should be on a firmer footing to weather the crisis today than if it had hit several years ago, because of solid recent growth in demand for their services

A LexisNexis report, Quantifying legal demand growth and the impact of covid-19, has revealed the devastating toll on many practice areas and anticipates firm closures in the coming days. 

The report is LexisNexis’ first Gross Legal Product index and is the result of a project using hard data to quantify the impact of the pandemic on legal service demand.

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