The 'Clients' of the Publicly Funded Lawyer
International Legal Aid Group Conference. Wellington, New Zealand, April 1-3, 2009
16 Pages Posted: 21 May 2009
Date Written: April 3, 2009
This paper considers concepts of the “client” from the viewpoint of the lawyers working on publicly funded cases in England and Wales. It uses the lens of competence and quality assessment of legal work in the context of peer review, and suggests a picture of the way clients are currently perceived and treated by their publicly funded lawyers.
Keywords: Lawyer-Client, Legal Profession, Professional Competence, Peer Review, Legal Serivces, Legal Aid, Lawyers, Quality
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