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Would you go to the local supermarket for legal advice?

Banks and supermarkets are to be able to sell consumer legal services in England and Wales for the first time following a change in the the law.

The government says the new Legal Services Act will offer more choice and better value for the public.

Jonathan Gulliford is the director of sales and marketing at Co-operative Legal Services, which has already launched a pilot scheme, and he told Radio 5 live about the benefits of getting your legal advice from the local supermarket.

This interview replaces an earlier version which included an error in a television graphic.

To hear more Radio 5 live highlights, please visit the best bits page.

Jonathan Gulliford was on Shelagh Fogarty's programme, which broadcasts weekdays 1200 to 1400 on Radio 5 live.

  • 06 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK
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