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Search Acumen comments on the Department for Communities and Local Government housebuilding statistics, 2016

Search Acumen

Andy Sommerville, Director at Search Acumen, comments: “2016 housebuilding starts soared to their highest level seen in England since the financial crisis in 2008 – reaching over 150,000 across all dwellings.

February 23rd, 2017

Clio Announced as Academic Partner of the Legal Innovation Centre at Ulster University

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Clio, the world’s leading cloud-based legal practice management provider was delighted to be announced as an Academic Partner of Ulster University’s new Legal Innovation Centre at the centre’s launch on Monday.

February 21st, 2017

Eclipse announces the complete client self-service platform – introducing TouchPoint+


Eclipse Legal Systems, the only Law Society Endorsed provider of legal software solutions, has today announced the release of its next generation client self-service platform.

February 21st, 2017

Legal forms: past, present and future


In its first 100 years, Oyez, originally known as The Solicitor’s Law Stationery Society and founded in 1888 by a group of solicitors, grew to become the largest UK legal supplier

February 20th, 2017

BW Legal continue expansion with Case Management from Linetime


Leeds based BW Legal are rightfully proud of becoming one of the leading providers of litigation services in the UK. Having expanded to 200 staff within the last five years they are now set for further growth with a recently approved law firm based in the city of Glasgow. The new practice will initially offer additional legal services to the Leeds firm’s client base and the firm will use the Liberate Case Management software provided by Linetime. The system is being provided as a Microsoft Azure cloud based solution.

February 20th, 2017

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Rating lawyers by their wins and losses – a good idea?

Robert Ambrogi

Lawyers will give you any number of reasons why their win-loss rates in court are not accurate reflections of their legal skills. Yet a growing number of companies are evaluating lawyers by this standard – compiling and analysing lawyers’ litigation track records to help consumers and businesses make more-informed hiring decisions. The shortcomings of evaluating lawyers by win rates are many. Not least of them is that so few cases ever make it to a win or loss. Of equal concern is that, in the nuances of law practice, it is not always obvious what constitutes a win or a loss.

February 22nd, 2017