Julie Albury

Compliance with Covid-19 rules

Law firms must ensure compliance with Covid-19 regulations in the workplace

As we move from lockdown into regional Covid tiers in England, how is your Law Firm going to ensure compliance with Covid-19 regulations in the workplace?
Law Society Guidelines
The Law Society rules are quite clear. From social distancing in the workplace, through implementing sufficient measures to improve control of workplace risk, to meetings in tier 2 and tier 3 areas.
From a practical perspective, how will your Firm mitigate Covid-19 risk and – if called upon by the Health and Safety Executive […]

Returning to the office safely

Returning to the office safely…

Covid-19 has been challenging our way of life for more than six months now. From lockdown to social distancing. From wearing face masks to regular handwashing. From not being able to meet with close friends and family members to changes to how we work.
One area that we, like a lot of people, are concerned about is returning to office-based working.
How are employers going to protect their staff?
Some employees – and indeed visitors – are anxious and don’t want to return […]

Balance of human and AI interaction

How can we – as lawyers – stay in business during the coronavirus pandemic, and beyond? Blog 5

This is the fifth blog in this series of posts where we’re discussing how lawyers and law firms are struggling to cope with the lockdown and what we can suggest to help them. Many aren’t set up for homeworking, social distancing or self-isolation. And it’s all happened so quickly there has been very little time to prepare. Yet this is when your clients’ minds are really focused on what’s important to them, and they’ll be looking to you for advice […]

Teleconferencing with clients

How can we – as lawyers – stay in business during the coronavirus pandemic, and beyond? Blog 4

This is the fourth blog in this series of posts where we’re discussing how lawyers and law firms are struggling to cope with the lockdown and what we can suggest to help them. Many aren’t set up for homeworking, social distancing or self-isolation. And it’s all happened so quickly there has been very little time to prepare. Yet this is when your clients’ minds are really focused on what’s important to them, and they’ll be looking to you for advice […]

Adapting for home working

How can we – as lawyers – stay in business during the coronavirus pandemic, and beyond? Blog 3

This is the third blog in this series of posts where we’re discussing how lawyers and law firms are struggling to cope with the lockdown and what we can suggest to help them. Many aren’t set up for homeworking, social distancing or self-isolation. And it’s all happened so quickly there has been very little time to prepare. Yet this is when your clients’ minds are really focused on what’s important to them, and they’ll be looking to you for advice […]

Scanning and saving documents

How can we – as lawyers – stay in business during the coronavirus pandemic, and beyond? Blog 2

I’m sure a lot of lawyers and law firms are struggling to cope with the lockdown. Many aren’t set up for homeworking, social distancing or self-isolation. And it’s all happened so quickly there has been very little time to prepare. Yet this is when your clients’ minds are really focused on what’s important to them, and they’ll be looking to you for advice and to set contingencies in place.

This is number two in this blog series, where I’ll try to […]

Coronavirus home working

How can we – as lawyers – stay in business during the coronavirus pandemic, and beyond? Blog 1

I’m sure a lot of lawyers and law firms are struggling to cope with the lockdown. Many aren’t set up for homeworking, social distancing or self-isolation. And it’s all happened so quickly there has been very little time to prepare. Yet this is when your clients’ minds are really focused on what’s important to them, and they’ll be looking to you for advice and to set contingencies in place.

In this blog series, I’ll try to set out some suggestions – […]

SuperPaste

PLC Document Conversion to your own House Style at the Push of a Button…

Many of our clients complain of how long it takes their fee earners to create their standard precedents to versions that comply with their practices branding rules and styles. In a law firm, time really is money, so every minute spent on reworking documents is a minute less billing time!

Here is a great example of how Legal Workflow has created fantastic time saving efficiencies for one commercial law firm client, that must also be relevant to so many law firms […]