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Personal Legal Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Personal Legal Services Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Law Firms | Jun 2014

Long arm of the law: The diversity of industry services ensures a strong revenue growth

The Personal Legal Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Slater & Gordon Slater & Gordon market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 09-14
4.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
26,613
Businesses
9,777
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Workers, households and individuals across Australia are exposed to numerous risks, with a seemingly endless number of incidents and transactions occurring annually that require the services of a legal practitioner. While personal injury represents a significant contributor to industry revenue, other major industry services include property law and family law. As the households' demand for legal services are typically unaffected by economic conditions, industry revenue was not greatly affected by the global financial crisis. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.0%, to reach $6.5 billion in 2013-14, including estimated growth of 3.1% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, firms spend approximately $29.70 on wages. The the industry is heavily reliant on personal client contact. Furthermore, individuals employed within the industry are highly skilled and qualified professionals that command high wages.

Although investment in technology has risen significantly over the past decade, clients still require customised solutions that are provided by solicitors or barristers. Larger firms have made larger investments in systems and databases that can help them better inform their clients and improve record keeping... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Personal Legal Services Industry?

Legal practitioners in this industry (i.e. lawyers or attorneys) advise and represent individuals. The most significant areas of practice are in the matters of personal injury law, family law, property law, class actions, wills, probates and residential conveyancing.

Industry Products
AdviceLitigationAlternative dispute resolution
 
Industry Activities
Legal advice servicesLitigation servicesAlternative dispute resolution servicesLegal advice servicesLitigation servicesAlternative dispute resolution services


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