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...

Stones Solicitors LLP turns to SOS Connect for ‘slicker’ legal systems for 115 users

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, legal accounts, practice management, practice management software, sos connect, Technology, Technology

South West law firm Stones Solicitors LLP has selected SOS Connect integrated case and practice management software from Bath-based Solicitors Own Software (SOS). This comes as a result of the law firm's strategy to focus on business agility and...

Wilkin Chapman select Linetime's case and practice management system

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, Linetime, practice management, Technology, Technology

Wilkin Chapman LLP, the largest law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire with 32 partners and 254 staff has contracted with Linetime for their Liberate case and practice management system. Liberate will be replacing Iris (Aim Evolution).

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Wall Street's legal elite stage recovery but fees fall at US top 100

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, financial results, profitability, recession, revenue, us law firms, Practice Management, Practice Management

Wall Street's leading law firms have defied gloomy predictions to stage a notable comeback in 2009, emerging as the top performers among the US's 100 largest law firms.

Financial results for 2009 from Legal Week's US sister title The...

LexisNexis UK Enterprise Solutions launches managed services offering

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, legal accounting, lexisnexis, practice management, practice management software, profitability, Technology, Technology

LexisNexis UK, a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions including legal enterprise software, today announced LexisNexis Managed Services, offering LexisNexis Axxia dna as a fully-hosted, integrated practice management application...

Initial results point to an increase in profitability

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, denton wilde sapte, eversheds, olswang, pep, profitability, revenue, speechly birchram, Finance, Finance

Firms are not necessarily billing as much as in 2009, but the majority are more profitable than they were a year ago, according to an overview of the results from the first practices to report their figures for the 2009-10 financial year.

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Pilgrims Momentum continues to Accelerate with the Recent Signing of HC Solicitors

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, case management software, CRM, document mangement, lawsoft, pilgrim, practice management, Finance, Finance, Technology

hc solicitors is a 100-people firm based in Peterborough with a large local and national client base. Providing a full range of legal services for individuals, families and companies, the firm combines 75 years of experience with new and...

Saudi firm Bafakih embraces alternative billing with yearly subscription strategy

News Article - 19/01/2012 : alternative billing structures, bafakih & nassief, billing, saudi arabia, Finance, Finance

Saudi Arabian firm Bafakih & Nassief is introducing alternative billing structures by offering its clients unlimited advice in return for a one-off annual fee.

The Jeddah-based firm, which also has offices in Medina and the Saudi...

Mayer Brown and Reed Smith set to champion fixed fees

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, mayer brown, reed smith, Finance, Finance

Mayer Brown is looking to move away from traditional hourly billing models, with plans to bring in fixed or capped fees for transactional work.

Mayer Brown's senior management is in the process of reviewing how the firm bills clients and...

AGFS Billing from DPS Software

News Article - 19/01/2012 : agfs billing, billing, dps software, stuart miller & co, Technology, Technology

At the beginning of April 2009 DPS Software announced the launch of the AGFS Billing Module. As the number of solicitors who have been granted advocacy rights grows, so too does the need for a system that can deal with AGFS billing. If you need a...