Large International City law firm wish to hire a Risk and Compliance officer to join their central compliance team in Manchester.
The legal sector is rapidly evolving and many time-poor companies and solicitors are now tasked with finding new ways to manage workloads and their ever-growing pools of data. This has led to many businesses shifting previously manual practice and case management processes over to digital solutions and investing significantly in systems designed to relieve the pain points and reduce time spent on a traditional, paper-based workflow.
1. No project brief
You wouldn’t go on a holiday without doing some form of research or planning first, so why would you design a website without knowing what you want? Writing a brief doesn’t need to be complex, it just needs to have the following 3 areas:
- What do you want to achieve with a new website? E.g. Lead generating or a brochure site?
- What new features do you want?
- Will you keep the current content or rewrite it?
2. Budget or lack of
Quill awarded employee of the year at its recently held AGM to long-serving employee, Lynda Rostron. Having worked as a receptionist at its Manchester head office for 21 years, Lynda symbolises both the face and voice of Quill to employees and clients alike.
In the aftermath of headline-grabbing cyber attacks, managing partners in law firms and Barristers' Chambers around the world have been posing the same question to their firm’s IT leaders:
“Could this happen to us?”
“Yes” is likely the honest answer.
What to expect
- From 7.30 - Registration and breakfast
- 8.30 - Seminar starts
- 9.00 - Networking & refreshments
- Matt Torrens, COO, Sprout IT
- Sam Oliver, Senior Product Specialist, CybSafe
- Ian Bernhardt, Head of Compliance, Sprout IT
Key Discussion Points
- Psychological traits and biases cyber criminals routinely exploit
- Who are people in law firms who are most likely to suffer from each bias, and who are therefore most at risk?
- How law firms and IT leaders can control for human psychology to tackle the human aspect of cyber security, which remains the number one cause of breaches and attacks
Experienced Practice Manager is needed for a law firm in Crawley!
Think about the last time you made a significant purchase. A new sofa, a set of garden furniture, a new car. Now think about how much research you did beforehand. You probably looked into several options, asked for opinions from friends and family, and scoured through online reviews.
When looking for a new business to partner with, you should be doing the same… and more.
Landmark Information, the property, land and environmental data specialist, has announced its decision to withdraw its executive membership from the Council of Property Search Companies (CoPSO).
As a market leading environmental report provider, Landmark will adopt a more prominent position in helping the industry, its businesses and their customers to better understand what should be expected as part of a property search. Transparent, accessible and robust environmental report standards will assist with the critical task of rigorous environmental risk management.
Aderant announces the formation of Aderant Expert Services Partner Network
Aderant, a global leader in law practice management software, announces the creation of the Aderant Expert Services Partner Network.
Aderant is continuously working to elevate the Aderant Expert enterprise solution to provide capabilities for helping law firms improve their business efficiency today and in the future through mobility, automation and collaboration.
Burt Brill & Cardens Limited is the latest law firm to sign up to Quill’s Interactive legal accounting software. With a rigid timeframe for implementation, dictated by the end-of-contract date for its legacy legal accounts system, the practice went live in April 2019.