"Every 100 legal services jobs support 67 more in the wider economy
In his first speech [which you can read in full here] as Law Society deputy vice-president, Robert Bourns told an audience of City lawyers, financial services firms and think-tanks that for every 100 jobs in the legal services sector, 67 are supported in other areas of the economy.
Robert Bourns also told delegates that:
· Every £1 of output of the UK legal services sector underpins £2.39 of output in the UK economy as a whole.
· Growth in the UK legal services sector is expected to increase to near pre-recession levels in 2015. ..."
|Carrying an extra burden:|
some folk just grin
and bear it
Apart from accountants, book-keepers, sellers of replacement printer cartridges and Starbucks baristas, what callings might these fortunate by-products of even solo IP practice have? Suggestions, anyone?