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Which aisle are the lawyers in?

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For the butcher, baker and candlestick maker, the U.K. high street must seem more alien by the day. British retail bank Lloyds TSB last week announced plans to offer gas, electricity and phone services to customers starting this month.

And what else is in store? For supermarket shoppers in the U.K., it could well be an in-house lawyer. Under government plans, supermarkets could soon be allowed to set up legal services for shoppers. The so-called "Tesco law" would see an in-shop solicitor drawing up a shopper's will. Is mixing services a...

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