As I quoted in a recent article in The Firm Magazine (Feb 2010), "When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves"
Not content with accepting that they are unable to change a situation or not content with having to change themselves (probably the latter), the Luddites
are out to cause a storm.
I also quoted, "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof!"
Sorry, but the Law Society have not negotiated a bill that threatens the independence of the legal sector; economics, market forces and social change threaten the legal sector and the Bil is an attempt to regulate that.
You can stand at the beach and ask the sea not to come in, or get busy building a boat.
I know what I prefer.
More info on the article here: http://tinyurl.com/yfy7w5w