Trio of new recruits at Solicitors Own Software

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5 November 2012

Leading legal software supplier (SOS) has announced three new recruits as part of its managed growth strategy.

The recruitment of Nick Anderson, Paul O’Mahoney and Laura Robinson strengthens SOS’s commitment to delivering client-focused software and services.

Mr Anderson, a Microsoft.NET software developer, joins SOS from an engineering firm in Bristol. He said: “As a programmer it is rewarding to join a progressive company where the evolution and usability of the software are genuinely important. I can see there is a real commitment to quality assurance and it is good to have dedicated testers working alongside us. The development team is full of some seriously clever people who understand how law firms work.”

Mr O’Mahoney has an accounting background and takes up the role of application support analyst, having previously worked for a transport software solutions business. He said: “I was attracted to a customer-facing role as I can use my finance knowledge to help a wide range of clients and build strong working relationships with the people I support. Everyone at SOS is really friendly.”

Meanwhile, Ms Robinson joins SOS as a legal cashier in its Virtual Practices division, having worked in the accounts team at a law firm. She said: “From working in a law firm, I can readily relate to our clients’ needs. This role builds on my experience and offers some exciting challenges – many users of Virtual Practices are entrepreneurial lawyers setting up their own business and I feel a real part of their journey.”

David McNamara, managing director of Solicitors Own Software, said: “It is crucially important to us to maintain our standards of excellent customer service and product quality by managing our growth prudently and by investing in high calibre people.

“To ensure that we are in tune with our clients and the legal sector, we aim to recruit client-facing members of staff who have direct experience of working in law firms. Around 40% of employees at SOS have worked in a law firm, while our technical team represents a broad set of skills and experience.”


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