Julie Albury

Online Wills Debate

Online Wills…

I enjoyed an interesting evening at the Wills & Probate Summit from Today’s Wills & Probate at the end of February. The format was unusual in that dinner and drinks came before the serious debate, which made for a lively exchange of views!

The hottest topic was online Wills and the room was divided between technologists advocating the expectation today that Wills should be made online and lawyers who worried that a pure online process cannot cover all of the […]

Future of conveyancing

Challenges and opportunities for the future of Conveyancing

By Martin Langan

I attended an interesting morning in Leeds last Wednesday (5th February 2020) with lawyers and technologists discussing challenges and opportunities for the future of Conveyancing, sponsored by Modern Law Magazine.

There was rightly much talk about efficiency and client service. My own take on this is that client experience is becoming the big differentiator. Our clients expect us to be speedy and they expect to be kept informed, but does their experience match up with that encountered […]

Innovation Martlesham

Legal Workflow joins Innovation Martlesham…

3rd February 2020, Chichester: Legal Workflow is delighted to announce membership of Innovation Martlesham, an established cluster of high-tech ICT companies located at Adastral Park, Suffolk, home of BT’s national operation centre, test facilities and global Research and Development Unit.

Besides being home to a diverse range of large, medium and small companies, Innovation Martlesham is a ‘collaborative ecosystem’ for technology companies. It provides physical office accommodation and a Business club to support the demand from businesses and hosts networking […]

Legal Support Network

Legal Support Network Birmingham Event

Birmingham: Wednesday 12 February 2020.

Since 2006 Legal Support Network (LSN) has been building a community for people in law firm management throughout the UK. LSN brings the legal business services community together online through our website, our events, social media and other online channels.

To support its online activities, LSN hosts a number of networking events annually across the UK, which provide the community with a tangible platform to meet, establish and collaborate with peers.

This event will […]

Legal Support Network

Legal Support Network Bristol Event

Bristol: Tuesday 11 February 2020.

Since 2006 Legal Support Network (LSN) has been building a community for people in law firm management throughout the UK. LSN brings the legal business services community together online through our website, our events, social media and other online channels.

To support its online activities, LSN hosts a number of networking events annually across the UK, which provide the community with a tangible platform to meet, establish and collaborate with peers.

This event will […]

Legal Software Suppliers Association

Legal Software Suppliers Association Event

Coventry: Tuesday 11 February 2020.

The Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) is the UK industry body for legal systems developers and vendors. Representing most of the leading UK suppliers, it aims to both set and maintain professional standards within the industry and manage areas of mutual interest between lawyers and software providers.

The LSSA has numerous links with legislative bodies – such as the Land Registry, LAA, Law Society, etc – and is committed to developing clear channels of communication to enable […]

Solicitors Regulation Authority

Solicitors Regulation Authority – recent round table discussion. An overview by Martin Langan…

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulate solicitors and law firms across England and Wales.

This group discussion on 16 January 2020 was to consider the SRA priorities over the next few years, alongside their corporate strategy. Along with a sharp focus on high professional standards, they are looking at doing more to work with others to address complex, cross-sector problems of consumer protection.

Building on the work of the Legal Access Challenge, SRA are particularly interested in the development of legal […]

Solicitors Regulation Authority

Solicitors Regulation Authority’s roundtable discussion

London: Thursday 16 January 2020.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulate solicitors and law firms across England and Wales. That means that they set the standards for entering the profession and how solicitors and law firms practise, stepping in when things go wrong. They are working to help make sure that people, including those who find themselves in vulnerable circumstances, can access high quality, affordable services when they need them.

This group discussion is to consider the SRA priorities […]