It’s a well-worn cliché to say the legal sector faces unprecedented challenges this year.

Every year over the past decade has given us a headline encapsulating the latest bubble of uncertainty, whether it’s the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) or price transparency.

This time the challenge has greater resonance, despite being harder to pin down in a headline.

At this inflexion point, moving from the covid-19 tsunami of 2020 into the year ahead, we feel some renewed hope thanks to good news on vaccines.

But we are still heading into unknown territory.

No one can predict what is going to happen to the economy, how deep will be the impact of Brexit, or the ex...

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