Slater & Gordon to deploy legal software Aderant Expert worldwide
Leading consumer law firm to optimise operations and drive aggressive growth across more than 80 offices throughout Australia and the UK, with Aderant's practice and financial management system.
Aderant, the world’s largest independent legal software company, announced today that the global firm Slater & Gordon will deploy the Aderant Expert practice and financial management system across all offices worldwide. With the move to Aderant Expert, the firm will have the robust business management infrastructure it needs to maximise client experience, empower lawyers and staff, and drive smart growth.
Slater & Gordon is the leading consumer law firm in Australia with a growing presence in the UK consumer legal services market. The firm has more than 2000 employees and more than 80 offices worldwide. Growing at a rapid pace, the firm has made several acquisitions in the last 18 months, and is the number two firm in the UK for consumer law with aggressive plans to reach the top slot.
The Australian branch of Slater & Gordon has been an Aderant client for many years, and the UK offices were previously using the Elite Enterprise system. Unifying the firm on Aderant Expert will provide a comprehensive business management platform that will enable operational consistency across all offices, leading to higher productivity and efficiency, greater business insights, and reduced risk. Along with the core Aderant Expert system, Slater & Gordon will also implement Expert Paperless Billing, the ClearView business intelligence suite, Found Time, On the Go Time for mobile devices, and workflow to streamline and automate processes.
“As a publicly held law firm, we are accountable not only to our clients and staff, but also to our shareholders. To ensure we deliver both exceptional legal services and strong financial results year after year, it is critical that we have the right business management infrastructure, and we are confident that Aderant Expert is the best solution on the market,” stated Jonathan Pangrazio, chief information officer for Slater & Gordon.
“We place a premium on delivering best in class software and superior services. Our longstanding
relationship with Slater & Gordon in Australia has been an excellent partnership, and we are honoured that they have chosen to deploy Aderant Expert throughout the UK offices as well,” said Chris Giglio, chief executive officer for Aderant. “The Aderant Expert technology framework is the only system of its kind to allow the seamless operation of globally dispersed teams with no system delays or latency.”