LEAP: what your legal tech should look like in 2020

Resource - 19/12/2019 : case management, document management, legal accounting, Matter Management, start a law firm, Practice Management, Practice Management

John Espley, LEAP UK CEO, gives a snapshot of what you should be looking for from legal software to maximise your practice’s productivity in 2020 and beyond.

If a customer wanted to see a lawyer ten years ago,...

Clocktimizer: Are phase and task codes really accurate?

Resource - 16/12/2019 : budgets, business intelligence, machine learning, Matter Management, pricing, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD

Last week’s blog, on the importance of Data Governance, looked at how and why law firms use data. We stressed how essential it is to have a Data Governance plan, not only for safeguarding the data you collect, but also to use...

Clocktimizer: Why Data Governance shouldn’t be sending you to sleep

Resource - 16/12/2019 : budgets, business intelligence, machine learning, Matter Management, pricing, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD

Data Governance has had something of a resurgence in public consciousness in recent years. Horror stories of Amazon and Google using humans (rather than the more impersonal AI) to listen to your conversations to optimise...

Clocktimizer: Cross-selling – The big win? Or the big bust?

Resource - 16/12/2019 : budgets, business intelligence, machine learning, Matter Management, pricing, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD

Cross-selling pervades most industries. From Zara attempting to push the latest homewares on you, to Apple foisting another wearable on the market. However, within the legal industry, cross-selling is relatively unsuccessful. But why? Cross-...

Clocktimizer: Why operational excellence is more than just the latest legal buzzword

Resource - 16/12/2019 : budgets, business intelligence, machine learning, Matter Management, pricing, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD

Operational excellence. Attendees of this year’s legal(tech) conference circuit will be no stranger to the term. It has become the new holy grail of both in-house counsel and their law firm counterparts. Put simply, it is the desire to get...

LEAP discuss: Implementing self-service technology for your clients with a web portal

News Article - 04/12/2019 : case management, document management, legal accounting, Matter Management, start a law firm, Practice Management, Practice Management

Clients are precious, after all, they pay the bills. And yet, despite their importance, so much effort goes into finding new clients as opposed to looking after existing ones. A happy client not only provides repeat business but is a great source...

Webinars from Repstor will provide practical advice on compliant Microsoft Teams™ rollouts

News Article - 21/11/2019 : case management, ECM, legal document management, Matter Management, Office365, outlook, sharepoint, Practice Management, Practice Management

  • Highly experienced Microsoft Office 365 practitioners will give best practice tips on how to maximize Teams’ collaboration capabilities, without risking loss of control over content
  • The first 3 sessions feature a generic...

Webinar: Making Microsoft Teams™ work for professional services

Event - 21/11/2019 : case management, ECM, legal document management, Matter Management, Office365, outlook, sharepoint, Practice Management, Practice Management, Webinars

With over 20 million people using Microsoft Teams™ daily, and use of the platform proliferating across entire organizations, we’d like to invite you to our new, practical Microsoft Teams™ Webinar Series –...

Webinar: Making Microsoft Teams™ work for law firms and in-house legal departments

Event - 21/11/2019 : case management, ECM, legal document management, Matter Management, Office365, outlook, sharepoint, Practice Management, Practice Management, Webinars

With over 20 million people using Microsoft Teams™ daily, and use of the platform proliferating across entire organizations, we’d like to invite you to our new, practical Microsoft Teams™ Webinar Series –...

Webinar: 5 ways to maximise Microsoft Teams™ and avoid information compliance headaches

Event - 21/11/2019 : case management, ECM, legal document management, Matter Management, Office365, outlook, sharepoint, Practice Management, Practice Management, Webinars

With over 20 million people using Microsoft Teams™ daily, and use of the platform proliferating across entire organizations, we’d like to invite you to our new, practical Microsoft Teams™ Webinar Series –...

LEAP partners with FileMan in the UK

News Article - 29/10/2019 : case management, document management, legal accounting, Matter Management, start a law firm, Practice Management, Practice Management

FileMan, the specialists in records management for the legal profession, are launching in the UK this November as a business support partner to LEAP Legal Software. FileMan will enhance the LEAP product by offering archiving for law firms’...

Network Rail is the latest to choose Custodian for Legal™ from Repstor and Konexo

News Article - 27/10/2019 : case management, ECM, legal document management, Matter Management, Office365, outlook, sharepoint, Practice Management, Practice Management

Repstor, the provider of Office 365-based matter management solutions, has announced a major new business win for Custodian for Legal™ with Network Rail, in collaboration with Konexo Global, Eversheds Sutherland’s newly rebranded...

How to overcome the legal skills shortage, by Richard Hugo-Hamman, LEAP executive chairman

News Article - 01/10/2019 : case management, document management, legal accounting, Matter Management, start a law firm, Practice Management, Practice Management

In the UK, unemployment has fallen to the lowest level since 1975 with employers now facing a skills shortage. Employees are choosing to move to greener pastures and the inability to replace a good employee may now pose an existential threat to...

Clocktimizer shares the current state of Legal Project Management

Case Study - 11/09/2019 : budgets, business intelligence, machine learning, Matter Management, pricing, Practice Management, Practice Management

Firms often run countless numbers of complex matters at once. Keeping track of all this; the wins, the losses, whether something is over or under budget; is impossible without good project management. However, LPM’s are often held back...

Clocktimizer shares the new generation of legal CFO

News Article - 27/08/2019 : budgets, business intelligence, machine learning, Matter Management, pricing, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD

In the years before the financial crisis, being a CFO of a law firm was (for the large part) about crunching numbers. With an hourly rate structure, it wasn’t as complex as some industries and for the large part CFOs supported strategic...