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Legal services in the sharing economy

Published on: 31 May 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Legal services in the sharing economy
  • How does this service work in practice?
  • Are there any risks for those using the service?
  • What are the possible regulatory and employment law issues?
  • Are there any tasks or areas of law that are particularly suitable for these kinds of arrangements?
  • Does a service like this fill a gap in the market and if so, how?
  • Are there any detectable trends in this area of law?
  • What are your predictions for the future?

Article summary

Practice Management analysis: Lawyers on Demand recently launched their new lawyer matching service, ‘Spoke’. Not a dating agency for overworked, under-socialised and unloved lawyers, but a website that seeks to match lawyers to jobs and help clients find the right lawyer for their work. Joanne Frears, partner at Blandy & Blandy, assesses the potential risks and benefits of this model. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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