“Nation appalled at prospect of affordable legal advice”

by Walter Olson on October 13, 2011

A humorous take on the news that supermarkets in the United Kingdom may soon be freed to enter the legal services market [NewsThump]:

…there are fears that the income of Britain’s lawyers could be slightly affected.

“Our members are already feeling the pinch, and in some cases we’ve had to not quite bleed people dry”, claimed Claude Darkus of the Law Society….

Consumers have already formed several support groups for struggling lawyers, with drop-in centres where they can have a quick money shower and kick some puppies.

{ 2 comments }

1 AmishDude 10.13.11 at 12:31 pm

Isn’t it interesting that single-payer is OK for doctors but not for lawyers?

2 Titus 10.13.11 at 1:58 pm

I somehow doubt that the quality of legal services or of lawyer’s work environments will go up with Kroger and Wal-Mart in the market.

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