Marketing & BD
Enable are very pleased to announce that we have appointed Anthony Barrett to head up their sales in the UK. With over 12 years of Legal IT sales experience, Anthony brings with him a strong skill-set and an excellent reputation for client relationship building and high performance.
Anthony will play a key role in meeting the company's strong growth goals as well as helping to build on the company’s excellent reputation.
David Lumsden, Enable’s CEO said
The recent Legal Services Consumer Panel report (carried out by YouGov) has found some dramatic shifts between 2011 and 2019 in how consumers go about choosing legal services. Most notably, younger people are much more likely (39%) to shop around than older consumers (25%).
What factors are they taking into account when shopping around, and what can law firms do to prepare for this increasingly customercentric legal services market?
LAW FIRM LAG
Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway is a major player in the north of England with over 90 partners across three offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester. As part of a strategic review of the firm’s technology stack, BigHand Quantum was chosen to replace the previous B.I. tool and provide a comprehensive view of financial data across all levels of the business, to drive efficiencies and profit margins.
eBillingHub®, the pioneer and leading electronic billing solution from Thomson Reuters designed specifically for law firms, has today announced a new Affiliate partnership agreement with Wilson Allen, provider of consulting services and software that enable professional services firms to enhance business performance.
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Paul Shrimpling - The moments of truth that determine your firm's future success
Time recording in law firms should be second nature to a fee earner, as this is fundamentally how a firm knows what to charge their client and enables the firm to understand the activity of their staff. With this being the case it should be expected that time recording and doing so properly is a given!
However, it remains the case that in many firms this is far from the truth and often time recording is not seamless and it is not fully adopted firm wide.