Are you training your administrative support teams well enough?

News Article - 16/07/2019 : Business Process Outsourcing, law firm outsourcing, outsourcing, secretarial support, transcription services, Human Resources

It’s no secret that law firm support structures have changed over the past 10 years. As just one example, the ratio of PAs to fee earners is now radically different when compared to pre-recession levels.  Where it was once a secretary...

Legal apprenticeships

News Article - 20/06/2019 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

Are you interested in a career in law? A paralegal? Legal executive? Solicitor? Did you know that you can work your way into law without having to go to university, which let’s face it, isn’t for everyone! Law graduates often face the...

How to use LinkedIn to find your dream job

Resource - 20/06/2019 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

As recruiters, we are driven by helping...

Market research reveals that despite 59% of law firms making “significant” structural changes, legal support teams still face challenges around task visibility, clarity and capacity

News Article - 05/06/2019 : dictation software, digital dictation, speech recognition, voice recognition software, voice to text, Human Resources

BigHand shares findings from a recent survey of over 800 legal support staff, giving new insight into the daily challenges and working experiences of support teams globally.

BigHand, a software supplier to the legal market, today shares...

Are your support teams getting the right training to be effective?

News Article - 03/06/2019 : Business Process Outsourcing, law firm outsourcing, outsourcing, secretarial support, transcription services, Human Resources

One of the biggest issues we encounter when we take over a law firm’s secretarial and administrative support function, is that the teams—whether document production, print and mailroom, front of house, or even PAs — might not...

How to pick the right partner to achieve your objectives

News Article - 01/05/2019 : Business Process Outsourcing, law firm outsourcing, outsourcing, secretarial support, transcription services, Human Resources

When law firms begin to research whether to outsource their secretarial and administrative support services, it can be difficult to know where to start. There’s a lot of information to take in, lots of jargon associated with outsourcing and...

Stress in legal profession misunderstood; Bellwether research paper reveals

News Article - 18/04/2019 : business management software, case management, CRM, enterprise resource planning, legal software, workflow software, Human Resources

The latest Bellwether research paper titled, Stress in the Legal Profession: Problematic or Inevitable’, published today by LexisNexis UK...

How do you know if your admin support services are delivering?

News Article - 16/04/2019 : Business Process Outsourcing, law firm outsourcing, outsourcing, secretarial support, transcription services, Human Resources

One of the questions we are asked before a firm elects to outsource is, “once we are working with you, how can we monitor the value you actually deliver to us?”, and at a more tactical level “how will we know you are meeting...

How centers of excellence are accelerating efficiencies across the legal landscape

Resource - 03/04/2019 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Human Resources

 

Across today’s legal ecosystem, a set of complex forces has pushed law firms to strategically reexamine and transform operational support in a way that places a greater emphasis and value on corporate client-facing activities...

Kennedys selects Hubshare as its project management portal for their 3E upgrade

News Article - 28/03/2019 : Binder, collaboration, cost recovery, Extranet, file sharing, Human Resources

Hubshare is delighted to announce that Kennedys, a top 30 UK law firm, have chosen Hubshare as their collaborative project management tool to manage their Elite Practice Management upgrade to the latest version of Elite 3E. Kennedys, who have...

Go green with collaborative document portals

News Article - 26/03/2019 : Binder, collaboration, cost recovery, Extranet, file sharing, Human Resources

In a world where we are constantly thinking of ways to reduce our green footprint, it seems natural to extend the same thought to our working life. Everyone’s been guilty of printing off the wrong document or accidentally printing...

Are female leaders about to take over the workplace? Not just yet, says Clayton Legal

News Article - 21/03/2019 : Clayton legal, Clayton Legal London, Clayton Legal Manchester, Clayton Legal Preston, Clayton recruitment, legal recruitment agency, Solicitors jobs, Human Resources

With International Women’s Day happening this month and Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s film, On The Basis of Sex, playing in cinemas across the globe, you might be led to think that women are dominating board rooms and senior roles across the...

How flexible working and technology is empowering women in law

News Article - 07/03/2019 : cloud services, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Human Resources

Introduction

In this report, we focus on how women in one of the most competitive and male-dominated industries; law, are progressing in their careers and using technology to support them in their daily work. We speak to five successful...

Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law 2nd annual conference

Event - 04/03/2019 : Central London, legal research, legal research assistant, legal research databases, legal research methodology, legal researcher, Conferences, Human Resources

Supporting the advancement of women in the legal profession — register for this year's must-attend women’s leadership in the law event.

Thomson Reuters Transforming Women’s Leadership in...

Five questions to ask before outsourcing support services for your law firm

News Article - 04/03/2019 : Business Process Outsourcing, law firm outsourcing, outsourcing, secretarial support, transcription services, Human Resources

In the past, decision makers in law firms believed that outsourcing administrative support services could compromise their firm.

More recently, due to growing pressures on profit margins, overextended internal resources, and an...