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Nine law firms back call for UK government to put...

Legal & Law Firm / 9th Jun, 2020

Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Freshfields and Slaughter and May among signatories of letter sent to Downing Street

Nine leading UK law firms have joined more than 150 companies, charities, universities and trade associations urging the UK government to put the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals at the centre of its economic revi

COVID –19 : Statement by the Bar Standards Board

Authorities & Faculties / 4th Jun, 2020

We are issuing this statement to outline what we are doing in response to COVID-19.

The Bar Council and the COVID-19 Working Group have also been issuing helpful guidance to the profession which you can find here.

LawCare has a range of resources for staying mentally healthy during the pandemic on their website.

This statement wi…

Racism has no place in our society

Authorities & Faculties / 4th Jun, 2020

“George Floyd’s death has caused outrage around the world and exposed injustices and inequalities.

“As well as expressing sadness and sympathy it is vital we use this difficult time to reflect on the actions we must all take to tackle discrimination, as individuals, firms, businesses and communities.

“The Law Society and the solic…

Zylpha’s Pay As You Bundle Promotion Responds to Court...

Support & Operations, / 3rd Jun, 2020

Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) has announced an introductory offer for its market-leading, online Pay As You Go document bundling system. Under the terms of the deal, each new firm that signs up for the Zylpha bundling platform gets the first 5 online bundles free of charge. The usual price of these bundles is £250. Thereafter, any bundles …

Tikit announces partnership with Orchard Rock and The CS...

Support & Operations, / 3rd Jun, 2020

Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to the legal and professional sector, today announced a partnership with Orchard Rock and The CS Partnership.

Property Focus, developed by Orchard Rock and The CS Partnership, is an intuitive, data driven case management solution with complete conveyancing workflows. The workfl…

Slater And Gordon To Close London Office

Legal & Law Firm, / 27th May, 2020

As remote working becomes the norm, the firm’s staff will continue to practice from home even once the COVID-19 pandemic has abated.

National law firm Slater and Gordon has announced its intention to institute remote working policies on a permanent basis, and will not be renewing the lease on its London office when it ends in Septembe…

Start-up selects Proclaim Practice Management solution...

Support & Operations, / 22nd May, 2020

Start-up law firm Exclusive Law is implementing the Proclaim Practice Management solution from Eclipse, the Law Society Endorsed legal software provider.

Founded in early 2020, the Manchester-based practice specialises in personal injury cases and boasts fee earners with a wealth of previous experience in delivering an excep…

LSB considers the ethical implications of technology to...

Authorities & Faculties / 20th May, 2020

The Legal Services Board (LSB) is reflecting on the ethical implications of technology to ensure people who need legal services are not harmed by innovation. This follows the release of a new episode in the LSB’s ‘Talking Tech’ podcast series on ethics, technology and education.

In the episode, Professor Lisa Webley, Head of Birmin…

Barry Nilsson is set to deploy legal B.I. solution,...

Support & Operations, / 19th May, 2020

Barry Nilsson has chosen legal business intelligence solution, BigHand Quantum, to underpin financial visibility and reporting excellence in the firm. Having dramatically expanded its national footprint in recent years to incorporate six offices, the firm was in need of a robust, accurate and easy-to-use financial reporting …

Over 190 Law Firms Affected by Advanced Data Leak That...

Legal & Law Firm / 18th May, 2020

A leading UK software company exposed personal information belonging to over 190 law firms through an unsecured online database. TurgenSec security firm discovered the breach but could not immediately identify the owner of the online database and therefore contacted the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Following the Re…

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