Riverview Law in the spotlight as market sizes up new fixed-fee legal venture

DLA Piper-backed venture Riverview Law is facing much market scrutiny as the new fixed-fee business goes live. Sofia Lind and Suzanna Ring report...

In a market becoming used to eye-catching ventures designed to utilise the Legal Services Act (LSA), this week saw the formal launch of arguably the most intriguing one yet – but also the hardest to assess: the DLA Piper-backed Riverview Law.

The self-styled ‘market-disrupting service delivery model’ targeted at small and medium-sized businesses will work through two arms, Riverview Solicitors and Riverview Chambers, owned by parent company LawVest. The key aim is to target small business clients through fixed fees (see below).

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