ComXo report: Audio conferencing in law firms

Resource - 19/02/2014 : ComXo, conferencing, Legal News, outsourcing, report, Research, teleconferencing research, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Security, best practice and revenue capturing in audio conferencing in law firms

What role does teleconferencing play in today’s legal business, and what are the challenges behind its now almost ubiquitous adoption...

DPS Software launches new white paper focused on selecting legal accounting software wisely

Resource - 14/02/2014 : dps software, Legal accounting software, legal it, Legal News, legal technology, Legal white paper, resource, white paper, Risk & Compliance

DPS Software, a leading provider of legal technology solutions has released a new white paper focused on the importance of legal accounting software...

Wright Hassall deploys Lexis InterAction to roll-out CRM firm-wide

News Article - 07/02/2014 : Client management, CRM, Legal News, legal software, lexis interaction, lexisnexis enterprise solutions, Wright Hassall, Marketing & BD, Technology

LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, has announced that Midlands-based legal practice Wright...

Huron Legal: Ten law department management trends for 2014

Resource - 06/02/2014 : Cyber security, General, Huron Legal, Law departments, Law firm department management, Law firm development, Legal insights, Legal News, Legal outsourcing, Legal project management, risk and compliance, Knowledge Management

Law departments are increasingly focused on balancing the sometimes competing challenges of managing the organisation's risk and managing their operations to improve efficiency and control costs. We asked several of Huron Legal's managing...

50 secrets for law firms to make more fees via LinkedIn

Resource - 06/02/2014 : Conscious Solutions, Fee Earning, law firms, Legal News, linkedin, social media, Social media training, UK law firms, Marketing & BD, Technology

Another marketing guide from Conscious Solutions

This booklet aims to give you some quick wins. With only a bit of time set...

Legal goes digital: The case for automated workflows

Resource - 05/02/2014 : Automated workflows, cloud technology, cloud-based document management system, collaboration services, cost management, digital documentation, document capture software, document management, document management services, document workflow, Legal data, Legal News, managing legal data, risk and compliance, SRA standards, Risk & Compliance, Technology

When it comes to collaboration and document management services, it’s easy to see why legal firms are beginning to embrace cloud technology. At any given time legal organisations are processing staggering amounts of electronic and paper-...

The legal sector backs children’s advocacy charity NYAS

News Article - 05/02/2014 : charity, document direct, Document production support, Legal News, NYAS, Typing, weightmans, Human Resources, Technology

Document Direct has joined forces with Weightmans to help Merseyside-based national charity NYAS launch a new corporate awareness and...

Unprecedented consolidation, ABSs and only the global or niche surviving – Knowles surveys future

News Article - 04/02/2014 : ABS, alternative business structures, Knowles Surveys, legal futures, Legal News, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Commercial law firms that think a recovering economy will save them from the imminent and major consolidation of the market are “deluding themselves”, Sir Nigel Knowles has warned.

The global co-chief executive of DLA Piper...

Quality Solicitors Clarke & Son increase productivity by using BigHand Go

Case Study - 03/02/2014 : BigHand, BigHand Go, digital dictation, legal it, Legal News, legal software, legal technology, Quality Solicitors, Quality Solicitors Clarke & Son, speech recognition, UK law firms, workflow, Technology

“With this workflow visibility, fee earners can easily decide whether to send work directly to secretaries or other members of the team. That’s especially useful when working from home, because you can easily judge where is best...

Here come the big boys – PwC gains ABS licence

News Article - 31/01/2014 : ABS, ABS licence, alternative business structures, Legal News, PricewaterhouseCoopers, pwc, PwC Legal, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Practice Management

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has become the first of the ‘big four’ accountants to become an alternative business structure (ABS), it was announced today.

The licence from the Solicitors Regulation Authority means that it can...

QualitySolicitors’ investor eyes further acquisitions and larger network

News Article - 30/01/2014 : acquisition, law firms, legal futures, Legal News, Palamon Capital Partners, Quality Solicitors, QualitySolicitors, UK law firm, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

The private equity firm behind QualitySolicitors (QS) is eyeing up further acquisitions in the legal market and also thinks the network can quadruple in size, we can reveal.

Further, QS is putting the days of headline-grabbing...

DictateNow goes the extra mile: It’s not just lawyers that work weekends

Case Study - 27/01/2014 : DictateNow, dictation service, Legal News, legal software, transcribe, transcription services, UK law firms, uk transcription services, Human Resources, Practice Management

At DictateNow we are renowned for offering a fast turnaround on transcription work, usually about 45 minutes for a typical 10 minute 1000 word...

Totum recruits experienced finance specialist to strengthen team

News Article - 23/01/2014 : Finance, hr, human resources, law firm management recruitment, Legal News, recruitment, Totum, Finance, Human Resources

Totum is delighted to announce that Jessica Hill has joined the team to focus on the recruitment of specialist finance roles.

Prior to joining Totum, Jessica spent 11 years working for Ambition (formally Witan Jardine) both in...

Firm angry over inclusion on SRA indemnity list as solicitors predict PI firms will dominate next one

News Article - 22/01/2014 : Grants Solicitors, law firm, law firms, Legal News, PI firms, pii, professional indemnity insurance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

There have been some angry reactions to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s publication last Friday of the names of 136 law firms which did not secure professional indemnity insurance (PII) by 29 December.

Most vocal...

SRA to carry out ‘lessons learned’ review on diversity data

News Article - 22/01/2014 : diversity, Diversity data, diversity in law firms, law firm, law firms, legal, Legal News, solicitors journal, Solicitors Regulation Association, SRA, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Number of 'high risk events' to be tackled by the regulator doubles in a year.

The SRA has announced that it will be carrying out a "lessons learned exercise" on diversity data. The regulator said earlier...