Balance of power

Evans, Jill
July 2009
People Management;7/16/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p24
The article discusses the implementation of the Legal Services Act 2007 in Great Britain which prevents law firms from being run exclusively by lawyers, and its implications for human resources (HR) professionals. The first phase of the law, which took effect March 31, 2009, could result in greater prominence being given to support functions such as finance, information technology (IT) and HR within law firms.


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