Legal Aid practice isn’t for the faint hearted because you are facing the kind of problems that don’t beset any other type of business. Everything you do is political and subject to half-baked schemes that turn into expensive fiascos, making long term business planning very difficult.
It takes a certain kind of determination and belief in the importance of legal aid to survive in this situation. It also takes some hard-headed business approaches to help reduce the catastrophic risks the MOJ can have on your business. Here are four of the most important.