The structure of legal services markets in Scotland

Stephen, Frank H and Butenschon, Hans and Kildea, Mark (1988) The structure of legal services markets in Scotland. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 13 (4). pp. 44-47. ISSN 2046-5378

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    In a recent Green Paper on restrictive trade practices policy [HMSO, 1988] the government suggested that those who currently occupied a privileged position in terms of restrictive trade practices would be required to justify the continuation of these privileges. The professions were identified as being in such a privileged position. Attention was particularly focused on the legal profession. This paper discusses that.