'Legal services are the hidden wiring that makes local economies tick'
The Law Society has warned the government will struggle to achieve its ‘levelling up’ agenda without a properly funded justice system. It said the legal services sector plays a vital role in supporting the UK’s private sector by providing essential legal advice to a wide variety of businesses on a daily basis.
“Legal services are the hidden wiring that makes local economies tick, and the key to unlocking the potential of businesses in all parts of the country,” said the Law Society’s president, I. Stephanie Boyce (pictured).
“As a sector that employs 1% of the UK workforce, contributes £60 billion to the economy and provides services on which business in all sectors rel...