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Events in September and October

Recent and upcoming events…

September and October see Legal Workflow involved in various Legal events. The Alternative IT Conference The first was the Alternative IT conference, where our MD – Martin Langan – facilitated roundtable discussions on “Providing a 24/7 service for clients without keeping you up”. Discussions included: meeting clients’ increasing expectations for online services 24/7 has to...
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Meet us at LSN events

Meet us at Legal Support Network Events

LSN is a community for people in law firm management throughout the UK to join – if you’re a member, you’ll know all about it. If not then you might be interested to learn more. LSN brings the legal business services community together through various online channels and to support that, LSN hosts a number...
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Legal Aid practitioners…

Legal Aid firms are invariably strapped for cash. Legal aid rates are notoriously low and practitioners have to be very dedicated to stay in this line of work. More than most, they therefore need good systems that help them squeeze a little profit from their work. I did it for many years in practice, so...
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How do law firms provide faster and better access?

Clients want law firms to provide faster and better access… More and more we hear that clients want law firms to provide faster and better access to legal services, beyond the 9-5 office hours. They want fast responses from their lawyers, not a letter in the post. They want instant answers to their questions, whatever...
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AI is going to be a game changer

AI is going to be a real game changer…

“AI is going to be a real game changer. What happens to lawyers when clients get their hands on the software?” George Bisnought, founder and MD of Excello Law. Legal Workflow was pleased to sponsor a Law Society Management Section conference recently. At the event, one of the speakers mused, “AI is going to be...
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Law services

What will Google Talk to Books do for legal services…

“What will Google Talk to Books do to the way legal services are delivered if a question like how do I stop my neighbour walking across my lawn can be answered in seconds by a trawl across legal libraries?” Nicola Jones, Director, Athena Professional. Legal Workflow recently sponsored a Law Society Management Section Conference. During...
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Always move quickly

Always move quickly…

“Always move quickly”. I loved this quote from Robert Bourne, Chair of The Law Society Board and past President of The Law Society. It was made at The Society’s recent law management section conference, which Legal Workflow was pleased to sponsor. “Always move quickly.” The pace of technological change is startling and we can’t wait...
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Improve law firm's bottom line

How to improve your law firm’s bottom line…

There are often opportunities to introduce other departments to your clients, and thus improve your law firm’s bottom line. Perhaps in a commercial situation when preparing a Shareholders Agreement where the company is acting for the shareholder, it’s necessary to review the pension arrangements for the shareholders. So you should introduce them to the firm’s...
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Compliance and risk

Compliance – is your law firm exposed to unnecessary risk?

You have a case management system in place, right? But how do you enforce compliance with your firm’s protocols or flag any potential areas of non-compliance? By creating a workflow… Public Indemnity Insurance – an example of enforcing compliance For instance, it may be that your Public Indemnity insurance dictates that the maximum value of a transaction...
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deliver ROI from your case and practice management solution

Deliver ROI from your case and practice management solution…

Who would you trust to help you deliver ROI from your case and practice management solution? It’s all very well us at Legal Workflow explaining how we can deliver ROI from your case and practice management solution, but wouldn’t you feel happier hearing it straight from the horse’s mouth, or more politely, from some of...
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