LSSA appoints new chairman from Advanced Legal

News Article - 17/07/2014 : Advanced Legal, legal it, Legal News, legal technology, UK law firms, Human Resources, Technology

Advanced Legal has announced that Glyn Morris, principal product manager from Advanced Legal has been appointed as the new chairman...

XRef now working with the majority of top 20 UK firms

News Article - 17/07/2014 : automated proof reading, drafting, legal it, Legal News, legal technology, proof reading, UK law firms, XRef, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance

Only half way through 2014, this year is turning out to be even more successful than the last for lawyer-based firm, XRef. A snowball effect which is...

‘QS Price Promise’ to launch in September

News Article - 17/07/2014 : Fixed-fees, hourly rates, Legal News, QualitySolicitors, UK law firms, Finance

QualitySolicitors is to launch its ‘QS Price Promise’ in September, combined with a national TV advertising campaign, the network has revealed.

The concept, announced by QS founder Craig Holt in December, has been piloted in...

Video: PwC's 2013 Law Firms' Survey

Video - 16/07/2014 : Law firms survey 2013, Legal News, pwc, UK law firm survey, UK law firms, Finance, Human Resources

Video length: 2 mins 24 secs

In this video David Snell, of PwC shares, the key themes in this year's Law Firms Survey and the outlook ahead for the legal sector.

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ILFM obtains ACCA exemption

News Article - 08/07/2014 : Finance, finance management, ILFM, Law firm courses, Legal News, practice management, UK law firms, Finance, Practice Management

The ILFM are delighted to announce that we have been busy working with ACCA to achieve exemptions from two of the ACCA...

Should lower costs lead to lower prices

News Article - 03/07/2014 : Finance, Legal News, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, UK law firms, Winzest consulting, Finance, Risk & Compliance

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) recently concluded the following consultations and the outcome will be eagerly awaited by a range of stakeholders in the legal services market:

  • Compensation Arrangements Review: the...

Law firms finding cash: to thrive or survive

Video - 02/07/2014 : Finance, hr, human resources, Legal News, pwc, UK law firms, Finance, Human Resources

Video length: 4 mins 41 secs

David Snell, Glen Babcock and David Baxendale discuss the challenges facing law firms and what steps they can take to ensure they are maximising cash from within their own businesses.

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Five secrets of influential people

Resource - 30/06/2014 : hr, human resources, influencing others, Legal News, Marketing and BD, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Insight, tips and ideas on how to win more high value work

The acquisition of influence is a long-term process. It is the gradual accumulation of credibility over time, and it is a strategy far more than a skill....

Open your accounts wide and say ‘AR’

Blog post - 27/06/2014 : Finance, Legal News, Legal Practice Management, Legal Practice Management magazine, practice management, UK law firms, Finance, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the June 2014 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine. To read the issue in full, ...

The big data story

Resource - 27/06/2014 : legal it, Legal News, legal technology, thomson reuters elite, Marketing & BD, Technology

How business development premier works for your lawyers

“On the go and under the gun” accurately describes the work life of today’s lawyers. On a minute-to-minute basis, they must balance a myriad of...

“Give clients what they want – not what you think they need”, digital pioneers tell law firms

News Article - 17/06/2014 : digital marketing, law firms, legal futures, legal it, Legal News, legal technology, practice management, small businesses, Technology, Practice Management

Three leading digital pioneers yesterday told law firms to “give clients what they want” rather than what they think clients want, whether that is a daily blog or free legal documents.

Speaking at the Legal Futures‘...

McDermott Will & Emery selects Phoenix Monitor

News Article - 16/06/2014 : knowledge management, legal it, Legal News, legal technology, Phoenix Monitor, Technology, Knowledge Management, Technology

McDermott Will & Emery selects Phoenix Monitor to reduce risk and ensure maximum availability of its HP Autonomy Worksite environment

By...

Law firms, incorporated

Blog post - 30/05/2014 : Finance, Legal News, Legal Practice Management, Legal Practice Management magazine, practice management, UK law firms, Finance, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the May 2014 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine. To read the issue in full, download LPM...

The simple step to enhanced efficiency

Resource - 28/05/2014 : IT services, Konica Minolta, legal it, Legal News, legal technology, Legal workflows, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Law firms generate up to 60 % more print volume than similar-sized companies in other industries. Other research findings indicate that nearly 97% of law firms maintain hardcopy files of relevant case paperwork. After all, documents are the...

Virtual Practices ticks all the boxes for Grant Dawe

News Article - 28/05/2014 : Finance, legal it, Legal News, legal software, legal technology, outsourced cashiering, solicitors own software, UK law firms, Virtual practice, Technology, Practice Management

Specialist London-based corporate law firm Grant Dawe has signed up to the Virtual Practices (VP) hosted legal software and outsourced...