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The Law Society Gazette quotes Rebecca Burford on the justice gap for SMEs

SMEs are the backbone of the UK economy yet they can struggle to assert their legal rights, especially when it comes to debt recovery and late payments.

In a feature for the Law Society Gazette, Joanna Goodman, explores what can be done to help bridge the gap. She speaks to Rebecca Burford, Partner, to understand cost barriers and how this arguably contributes to inequality in the justice system.

Rebecca Burford, Partner, comments: 

"Even where a business has a strong case it can be expensive to fund the costs of seeking the valuable legal advice required to best deal with the issue and give the greatest chance of success. Similarly, in cases where a small business has perhaps made an error, having early access to advice can, in the long run, help to mitigate overall exposure and may avoid expensive litigation costs."

Read the full article in The Law Society Gazette here

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