TITLE

A&O set to donate £60,000 in interest from clients accounts

AUTHOR(S)
Robins, Jon
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;10/17/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 40, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that law firm Allen and Overy expects to have donated almost 60,000 pounds sterling by the New Year through its scheme to direct interest on client accounts to London, England's voluntary legal sector. Initiative as a response to the legal aid crisis; Decline in the number of high street firms doing civil legal aid work.
ACCESSION #
18663266

 

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