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LEAP announces partnership with The Law Society

30 July 2021

LEAP, the leading practice management software provider, is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with the Law Society.

Shieldpay discusses why contracts are enablers not blockers with Avokka

29 July 2021

Shieldpay managing director, Geoff Dunnett hosts Eliot Benzecrit Co-founder of Avvoka, to discuss the importance of data in contracts, whether automation tools should aim to co-exist with Microsoft Word and how to achieve interoperability of legaltech platforms.

Hudgell Solicitors makes commitment to being ‘locally loyal’

29 July 2021

Hudgell Solicitors has today launched a new community programme in which it says a focus will be placed on being ‘locally loyal’ by partnering with neighbouring businesses and organisations.

Top interview tips for law students

28 July 2021

A job interview is seen in profile. Two people, an interviewer and interviewee, appear before the Flex Legal branding. Facing a job interview for your first law position is a scary thing – especially when you’re still a student. Alongside your usual student worries about covering the rent, getting the best grades you can, and (let’s be honest) figuring out where in town does the best deals on pints, now you’ve got a serious interview to contend with.

Firms are keen to join the customer review pilot

28 July 2021

An excellent number of firms have joined the joint regulators’ customer review pilot. With review sites seeing a rapid increase in consumers’ use of reviews, the pilot is being extended – so plenty of time for your firm to get involved. In December 2020, the Competition and Markets Authority published its review of the legal services market. This highlighted the need for provision of more information about quality for consumers to use alongside other choice information to compare firms when choosing a legal services provider.

Restrictions removed, confusion remains! What is legal?

28 July 2021

Monday, 19 July was a significant day in the Covid-19 journey, with the majority of restrictions lifted within England. The two metre rule abolished, capacity restrictions removed, the government’s instruction to work from home reversed. Many had been anticipating this easing of restrictions, expecting it to be straightforward for businesses and individuals: we just go back to how things were before, right?

WillSuite launches new invoicing feature

28 July 2021

WillSuite has just launched another new feature enabling users to offer ‘Secure Pay by Link’ thanks to the Stripe Integration. Using the Stripe Payment Gateway, you can now send your clients a link to pay their invoices online securely. The clients will be able to click a link and view the  invoice raised and make the relative payment.

Conveyancers under increased communications pressure, research reveals

27 July 2021

The number of exchanges between clients and conveyancing solicitors spiked last month as the rush to meet the stamp duty holiday increased communications pressures on the industry.

Bishop & Sewell appoints Access Legal to unlock firm’s potential

27 July 2021

Central London law firm Bishop & Sewell has appointed law technology specialist Access Legal, a division of The Access Group, as it continues to focus on its three key principles – Purpose, People and Pathway.

The Digital Solicitor Podcast: Making hybrid working for law firms a reality

26 July 2021

Delivered by experts, peers and providers to the legal profession. This exciting new podcast puts solicitors at the forefront of online innovation in legal services.

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