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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 […]

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 […]

Predictions for 2020

What does 2020 hold for your law firm?

In this article we look at some of the predictions and analysis from analyst, accountancy and consumer organisations, and a legal visionary.


Gartner expects that IT spending in EMEA will begin to recover in 2020 after three consecutive years of decline. During 2019 we suffered a period when local prices rose for technology hardware due to the unfavourable exchange rate between the British Pound and the US Dollar.

Is your law firm in a good place with regards to […]

Legal Workflow joins LSSA

Legal Workflow joins the biggest ever membership of Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA)

Legal Workflow are pleased to announce we have joined LSSA, the trade organisation for the legal technology industry. We join three other new members – GlobalX, Moneypenny and Yourkeys.

LSSA Chair, Craig Matthews comments: “We welcome these four exciting companies to the LSSA. The number of full members of the LSSA is now at a record high 26 companies. This growth shows the association’s relevancy and attractiveness to legal tech companies. The LSSA is going from strength to strength and […]

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 be more than case tracking
real life examples of products and services that actually advise clients, not just have them filling in forms
integration with […]

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 of networking events across the UK, where the community can meet and talk with peers.
Legal Workflow is an active member of LSN – you can see […]

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 Financial Adviser. Or you might need to introduce them to the Private Client team to review Wills or Powers of Attorney of the shareholders. In […]

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 your legal peers?
We’re proud to have worked with some of the finest law firms in the UK and equally proud to have received some great testimonials […]


How can I help you today? Using AI to develop intelligent chatbots…

Chatbots are one AI tool that many of us will already be familiar with. We’ve met them online when browsing a website and up they pop asking if they can help. And how frustrating is it when you ask them a question but then find they’re actually live people, and are currently “unavailable”?
During Martin Langan’s recent presentation at Legalex (22nd March 2018) entitled “Online Legal Services and Artificial Intelligence “, he demonstrated a sample of a tool developed for a […]