Fixed fees: winding down the clock

Blog post - 21/03/2014 : Alan Cousins, billing, blogs, fixed fees, 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 issue no.2 of Legal Practice Management magazine. Download LPM magazine to...

Style and substance make it a straight eight for Rekoop

News Article - 06/02/2014 : billing, expense management, law firms, legal software, rekoop, time capture, Finance, Technology

Time capture specialist Rekoop has launched the latest version of its software, with both desktop and mobile applications getting new features as well as...

Beaufort Montague Harris sleeker than ever with Virtual Practices

News Article - 18/09/2013 : beaufort montague harris, billing, hosted legal software, outsourced legal cashiering, reporting, time recording, virtual practices, Technology, Practice Management

The team at Beaufort Montague Harris Solicitors has opted for the Virtual Practices (VP) hosted legal software and...

Clio webinar: Billing beyond the basics

Event - 05/09/2013 : A/R management, bill modification, billing, Clio, invoice generation, invoice reconciliation, online payments, receipts, reporting, Technology, Practice Management, Webinars

We'll dive into the details of invoice generation, bill modification, invoice reconciliation, A/R...

Firms face rates pressure as almost 50% of GCs predict legal spend cuts

News Article - 15/04/2013 : billing, outsourcing, Finance, Marketing & BD

In-house lawyers set to squeeze fees with one in five predicting cuts of more than 10%

Almost half of in-house lawyers expect to see their legal spend fall over the next two years, with many of these anticipating a...

Deltek 2 minute expert: Improve billability

Video - 04/12/2012 : billing, Finance

Video length: 2 mins 20 secs

Silvio Douven, business development director at Deltek, talks about how to improve billability, and how to increase billable hours.

Mayer Brown set to shield billings from currency fluctuations

News Article - 23/03/2012 : billing, mayer brown, us law firms, Finance, Finance

Mayer Brown is looking to introduce new financial hedging products that would allow the firm to protect its billings from fluctuating currency values.

The US law firm, which last year hired a global treasury manager to centralise...

Waterfront Solicitors dramatically improves billing efficiency with Virtual Practices’ hosted legal software service

News Article - 22/02/2012 : billing, cloud, solicitors own software, Technology, Technology, Practice Management

London-based Waterfront Solicitors LLP has transformed its billing efficiency with the move to managing matters and time recording in the ‘cloud’ with the hosted legal software service of Virtual Practices. 

Waterfront Solicitors,...

Advanced Professional Solutions (APS) and dhc Increase billable hours and improve cashflow

News Article - 19/01/2012 : aps, aps billback, billing, cashflow, Finance, Finance, Technology

Advanced Professional Solutions (APS) in the UK, market leading provider of Practice Management solutions for top tier accounting and professional service firms today announces the availability of a new software interface between Advance Practice...

Holman Fenwick trio launch City boutique focused on alternative fees

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, Finance, Finance

A trio of Holman Fenwick Willan partners have left the firm to set up their own City marine law boutique.

Partners Jonathan Campbell, Alistair Johnston and Julian Clark launched the new firm, Campbell Johnston Clark, yesterday (31 August)...

LawSoft Auto Billing - Harper Macleod Report Real Benefits for Clients

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, lawsoft, pilgrim, Finance, Finance, Technology

The legal landscape is forever evolving and any law firm with sustainability and client satisfaction in its vision needs to continually assess and develop its technology. Scottish commercial law firm, Harper Macleod does not shy away from...

New civil billing module from DPS Software

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, dps software, Technology, Technology, Practice Management

DPS software has just announced their new Civil Billing module for E-Forms and bulk upload of the CMRF and CMSF forms.

DPS have a long history of working to develop systems that help practitioners meet LSC requirements. The latest changes...

Eversheds considers taking shares in clients as fees

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, fees, shares, Finance, Finance, Practice Management

Eversheds is considering taking shares in client companies in exchange for fees as growing numbers of law firms look at more innovative pricing options including fee rebates.

The top 10 UK firm is in the early stages of considering shares...

Eversheds to offshore more support work, 100 jobs at risk

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, outsourcing, pep, redundancies, Practice Management, Practice Management

Eversheds is to offshore HR, administration and finance roles, with 100 jobs at risk of redundancy as a result.

The firm has signed a seven-year agreement with Accenture, which will also see Accenture develop a common IT platform for all...

Camerons markets alternative billing and fixed fee deal to 3,500 clients

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, Finance, Finance, Marketing & BD, Practice Management

CMS Cameron McKenna has launched a major alternative billing campaign in a bid to boost client loyalty and attract new business.

The firm is offering a 'no questions asked' fixed-fee payment system, which will see clients pay for legal...