And what a decade!
2007: Housing Crisis
2008: Global Banking System Stopped Working
2008: Stock Market Crash
2008: Billions in Bailouts
2011: Japan's Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster
2014: Obamacare Adds Coverage for 20 Million
2015: China Emerges as the World's Largest Economy
2015: Greek Debt Crisis
2017: Hurricane Harvey Cost $180 Billion
2018: Cost of War on Terror Escalates U.S. Debt
2019: The B Word!
2020 vision for Law Firms and Lawyers
Prince Evans Solicitors LLP, is a leading West London law firm, offering a full-service range of legal advice to their diverse client base. Prince Evans works in a number of specialist areas and niche markets, to include: corporate transactions, commercial property, social housing and new build homes conveyancing, litigation and personal injury and, private client work.
Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to legal firms has today announced that top 200 firm Coffin Mew has selected them for their Practice and Case Management system; P4W. They are the 15th major firm to sign up for P4W so far this year.
Legal cloud software provider Peppermint Technology, today announced they have signed a Strategic Delivery Partnership with Wilson Allen, a leading provider of software and consulting services that enable professional services firms to enhance business performance. Wilson Allen will provide integration, migration and data management services to support the implementation of Peppermint CX365, the industry-leading legal technology platform.
Legal Workflow is delighted to welcome on board Chas Drane who has recently joined Legal Workflow as Legal Knowledge Engineer.
Chas is a first-class honours graduate in Business and Systems Management. He has a broad background in retail, customer service and IT service delivery.
His previous employment includes a seven year spell with IBM as a Service Management/Batch Operations Analyst.
Chas joins the rest of the Team at Legal Workflow at our offices in Chichester, West Sussex.
The Prime Minister’s advisor Dominic Cummings has demonstrated an astute use of IT and social media to help win the government’s political arguments. So, when he speaks on matters of IT security at the heart of the new government, it’s probably wise for us all to take note.
Following the election success, he warned all government ministers and civil servants against the practice of using private email accounts to discuss official government business.
Ten10 Group, a UK based provider of Software Quality Engineering and Testing Services is pleased to announce the opening of its North American office.
The first year of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT, known as the soft landing period, ends this April. During these first 12 months, VAT-registered firms used to keying in their quarterly return have been required to install suitable software that records all VAT transactions and then submits the data to the HMRC via an Application Programming Interface (API). For firms without a compliant legal accounts package or which use Excel to record their accounts, bridging software has existed to meet the electronic VAT filing requirements.
Artificial intelligence, big data, chatbots and enhanced automation are coming to a practice near you.
The perception that UK law firms are laggards when it comes to the adoption of new technologies has moved on. No longer waiting to ‘see what happens’, successful law firms are quickly adopting, and even developing, a digital-first work environment.
At our user conference back in June, one of the talks that had people most engaged and exercised was John Chisholm’s session on value pricing. There is nothing like a debate around the billable hour to get a room full of lawyers and law firm finance professionals excited.
However what really struck home to me was when John talked about value based pricing being a business model change not a pricing model change.