Law Society Referral Service

Hundreds of people use the Law Society Referral Service (LSRS) daily looking to be put in touch with a lawyer or paralegal to assist them with their legal matter. Members of LSRS agree to provide up to 30 minutes of free consultation to people referred to them by the service to provide legal information and discuss their options.

In 2016, LSRS received 61,071 requests for referrals, resulting in 43,294 referrals and the provision of 13,398 names where users did not qualify for a referral. As of December 31, 2016, there were 1,095 lawyers and 136 paralegals subscribed to the service.

LSRS Referrals to Lawyers and Paralegals

Lawyer Paralegal
39,269 4,025

LSRS Referrals by Area of Law: Lawyers (%)

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LSRS Referrals by Area of Legal Services: Paralegals

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LSRS Members by Geographical Region: Lawyers

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LSRS Members by Geographical Region: Paralegals

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