UK Tour report #9: A view of the changing legal profession – Jeremy Hopkins, Riverview Law
We’re not doing anything clever. We’re just applying common sense to the legal market
The UK legal services market is valued at approximately £24bn pa. It is highly fragmented with few brands. It’s going through a period of significant upheaval. Changes in regulation and customer expectation provide an opportunity for a more modern, flexible, and customer-centric approach to the provision of legal services.
Today I talk with Jeremy Hopkins, director of operations at Riverview Law. Jeremy Hopkins, formerly a senior clerk at well known chambers 3VB, talks about the vision behind Riverview Law and the way they deliver legal services on a fixed fee basis. We then move on to consider the wider issue of the immediate to medium term future of the legal profession. The discussion is wide ranging.