Posted by | Apr 25, 2013

Visualfiles has been a successful product for many years, both in its current form and in its predecessor format, SolCase. With over 25,000 users at more than 360 sites around the world, it’s one of, if not the leading case and matter management system and supports many of the UK’s most successful law firms.

Posted by | Apr 24, 2013

Many law firms we speak to these days talk about the importance of Microsoft-based technology for their business and are beginning to recognise the need for a single, connected, scalable business environment that encompasses functions across the spectrum including financial, human resource management, talent management, and time and billing. This is essentially a business management-based approach to law firm operation and one that is likely to become the de facto standard for law firm operation.

Posted by | Apr 23, 2013

2012 saw growing traction for Lexis InterAction in the private equity sector, driven by firms’ need to harness contacts/associates for business leverage in a difficult market. From our implementations, we have noted areas that merit special attention when deploying CRM technology to ensure project success:

Posted by | Apr 22, 2013

As highlighted by a recent PwC survey, international expansion is becoming a strategic priority for many large law firms. Firms embarking on this approach must have the ability to adapt their business practices to simultaneously meet the diverse requirements of local and international markets efficiently and within the regulatory boundaries.

Posted by | Apr 22, 2013

Firms currently developing their strategic business plans for the next few years must test the strength of their strategy for the four scenarios laid out in The Law Society’s recently released ‘The Legal Services Market in 2025: Scenario Planning’ report. It will be a worthwhile exercise as there is a level of truth in each of the scenarios:

Posted by | Apr 21, 2013

Coffee, first introduced into the UK in the late 17th Century, was a revelation. Over the course of a few years people went from drinking beer with every meal to taking coffee. Instead of a depressant, with drunken side effects, people were imbibing a stimulant and it certainly invigorated the economy. Having tasted coffee and liked it the race began to establish plantations in Europe’s colonies. A new industry was born.