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(p. 370) 13. Understanding clients: individuals and businesses 

(p. 370) 13. Understanding clients: individuals and businesses
(p. 370) 13. Understanding clients: individuals and businesses

Scott Slorach

, Judith Embley

, Peter Goodchild

, and Catherine Shephard

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date: 18 June 2021

This chapter uses a client case study to explore life events that will require individuals and businesses to have recourse to the law. It also looks at how both individuals and businesses raise money, showing that there, many reasons why individuals and businesses will have recourse to the law. Often the need for legal services is triggered by some form of important life event, such as moving house, divorce, or setting up a business. All life events will have a legal and financial impact on individuals and businesses. Lawyers need to anticipate their clients’ needs in the light of this.

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