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17 July 2014

Over a third of clients use internet to find lawyers

A survey of consumers has found that 38 per cent in the US and 36 per cent in the UK use the internet to find a lawyer if they need one.

By Neasa MacErlean

More people are looking for legal assistance on the internet than previously Alexander Supertramp

The research was carried out by YouGov for the Thomson Reuters site FindLaw. The conclusions suggest that the public is moving away from relying on personal recommendation to the net. In the UK some 30 per cent of people still prefer to rely on the advice of friends or family when seeking a lawyer. Source: Legal Futures

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