Research Roundup - issue 6, autumn 2017

Issue 6 of Research Roundup, our regular publication highlighting recent research on the legal services market, includes reports published since May covering a varied range of material including evidence indicating the difficulty in changing behaviours of legal services consumers and providers.

Highlights of this issue include:

  • survey findings updating on how consumers are choosing and using legal services
  • research with alternative business structure (ABS) firms and the investor community examining barriers to investment in legal services
  • diversity statistics for solicitors and the judiciary