We attended – and facilitated – at a most informative Legal Practice Management (LPM) event yesterday, where Rupert Collins-White analysed the results of the 2018 Legal IT Landscapes, research aimed specifically at mid-sized law firms. More than 80 firms responded to the survey – the results are probably fairly representative of the market as a whole.
Back in 2011, Robert Bourns, senior partner at TLT spoke openly about the importance of properly rewarding and promoting law support staff through renumeration schemes. In a piece written for the Law Gazette, Bourns penned…
Most law firms accept the need for improving the use of management information (MI) and analytics. In fact, 59% of respondents to PwC’s Law Firms’ Survey 2017 stated that they were using, or planning to use, data and analytics in their business support functions. (Source: PwC’s Law Firms’ Survey 2017).
As you consider your choices for where and how you store your business files, try to imagine the legal and financial consequences of having your confidential information stolen, mismanaged or damaged. In this blog post, we discuss what you need to know about file storage facilities that will help you protect your business.
By now, everyone working in the legal sector should be aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into force on May 25th. However, as is probably inevitable with such a lengthy and complex piece of legislation, various myths have arisen which have caused consternation in some circles.
Life is hard as a legal aid lawyer. Government cuts and a lack of funding has seen many leave the profession to the point where it is now thought that criminal defence lawyers could become extinct in England and Wales.