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Bates Wells replace its Practice Management System with Linetime Liberate

10 July 2020

“Positive People. Positive Impact.” Bates Wells certainly live up to their strapline, by forging ahead with an important project to replace its Practice Management systems with the Linetime Liberate solution.


Conveyancing firms learn how to get back up and running

10 July 2020

Conveyancers can start working from home again more efficiently than they did while in the office. This was one of the main lessons learned in DPS Software’s latest webinar ‘Paperless Conveyancing in Lockdown UK’.


Landmark Information welcomes Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday

9 July 2020

Landmark Information, the property, land and environmental data specialist, is welcoming the rescue package announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to help further stimulate the property market with a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday on properties up to £500,000, in England and Northern Ireland, until the end of March 2021.


LEAP comments on the Government’s stamp duty plan

9 July 2020

Craig Taylor Director of Relationship Development at LEAP comments on the Government’s plan to raise stamp duty to £500k.


Hugh James and ARAG agree after-the-event insurance arrangement

9 July 2020

Hugh James, the top 100 UK law firm with offices in Cardiff and London, has signed a long-term agreement with ARAG to use the legal expenses provider’s after-the-event (ATE) insurance products for a broad range of case types, across several practice areas.


SearchFlow responds to Chancellor’s Economic Statement

8 July 2020

Following the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Economic Statement today, Dr Thomas Quirke, managing director of SearchFlow – the UK’s leading provider of conveyancing search solutions – provides his view on the announcement made relating to the property market and changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)


Linetime welcome Tughans Solicitors as a new client

8 July 2020

Linetime is very pleased to welcome leading commercial practice Tughans Solicitors as a client to the every-growing community of Liberate System users.


Online collaboration with clients & third parties

8 July 2020

According to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics 91% of UK adults are now online. So it is no surprise at all that the majority of law firms using LAWFUSION tell us that their clients want to collaborate with their solicitors via a secure web portal at their convenience, just like they can with their banks, doctors and the likes of Amazon.


Automatically collect reviews with DPS Software

8 July 2020

Law firms can now collect client reviews automatically through their DPS Software Case Management System, not only on completion of the matter, but also during the matter – a first in the market.


Cybersecurity coalition exposes outdated law hampering defence efforts

8 July 2020

A coalition of cybersecurity experts, including leading consultancies and software specialists, is calling for the government to reform the thirty-year-old Computer Misuse Act which currently prohibits access to any computer system without the owner’s consent.

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Blog


Forming good remote work habits for law firms
13 July 2020

You likely know the pearl of wisdom that it takes three weeks to make or break a habit. That rule was laid down in a random 1970s self-help book, but in reality, how many habits have you actually changed in just 21 days?


Planning for retirement
8 July 2020

In 2006 I started thinking about retirement whilst founding a boutique practice specialising in partnership and employment law. Ten years later, a friend told me that I would never be able to retire.


Reports


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Our latest special report, produced in association with Temple Legal Protection, looks at the role of after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation post-LASPO. We are at a time when insurers, solicitors, clients and litigation funders work ever more closely to create funding packages that work for all of them, with conditional fee and even damages-based agreements now part of many law firms’ armoury.

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