Yesterday we held the fifth in our series of webinars around pricing, LPM, profitability and the use of technology in law firms. This installment saw our usual panelists; Mark Medice of Law Vision and Pieter van der Hoeven of Clocktimizer; joined by Barry Honea, the Chief Financial Officer of Locke Lord.
We’re quickly approaching the end of 2020, a year that has proven truly transformative for the modern law firm. Amidst a global pandemic, law firm leaders have faced the challenge - and opportunity - of accelerating digital transformation with their firms.
As many Law Firms see the introduction of another lockdown and an extension of furloughed staff both in IT Teams, secretarial support and admin, firms are looking for software to help ease the burden on limited resources to be more efficient.
As all businesses settle into the new normal of hybrid working, i.e. in offices, at home or remotely, the opportunity to embed the more agile working approach that was enforced for a time during full lockdown shouldn’t be missed.
My role is Chief Privacy Officer, but my responsibilities include more than privacy. My team and I focus on cyber and data security; privacy/data protection; records management; and legal reviews of security service requests for data.
Covid-19 has been challenging our way of life for more than six months now. From lockdown to social distancing. From wearing face masks to regular handwashing. From not being able to meet with close friends and family members to changes to how we work.