Being a lawyer in 2015 is, for the most part, a 24/7, modern and instant affair. Drafts of contracts are exchanged in seconds, letters drafted and exchanged without the need to wait for the post (or DX) to be collected and pleadings served remotely in the early hours. Clients benefit too, as they can reach their legal representatives at any time via the joys of mobile email technology.
While many private practice firms have moved with the times, it sometimes feels like the court system and its offices, which close at 4.00 pm without fail, have not. However, the times are-a-changing and the TCC is at the forefront. Continue reading