US Legal System Can Benefit From Nonlawyer Ownership

By Crispin Passmore and Zachariah DeMeola (February 16, 2021, 5:35 PM EST) -- Let's leave the alarmism throughout Austin Bersinger and Nicola Rossi's recent Law360 guest article, "UK Is Proof Nonlawyer Ownership Threatens Legal Profession," behind and, instead, look to decades of facts, research and experience when discussing regulatory reform.

Let us start with the basics. Contrary to the assumption in Bersinger and Rossi's article, there is no U.K. legal or regulatory jurisdiction. Scotland and Northern Ireland, two of the constituent elements of the U.K., have not undertaken the same sorts of reforms as those in England and Wales, as cited in the article.

And in terms of evidence, Bersinger and Rossi's entire argument...

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