Legal Features

Lawtech: enabling lawyers to deliver “more for less”

Legal Technology – the future of legal services

One way of viewing the current legal services market is that the legal profession is locked in a race to the death with non-qualified providers, tempted by the lucrative chunk of legal work that is not reserved to qualified lawyers and which forms a big part of their income.

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Using technology to comply with ‘portability’ under GDPR

This article will focus on this one specific section of the GDPR, article 20, which requires ‘portability’ of data containing personal information, and in particular the technical measures to be taken.

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Great customer service is nothing if you can’t close the deal

In this article, I talk about my own personal experience of receiving great customer service and look at the lessons that law firms can learn from looking to another sector for tips.

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Paddy Synnott Miller Insurance

What are the emerging risks for law firms?

“The legal market is in a remarkable state of flux. In less than two decades, the way in which lawyers work will change radically,” writes Richard Susskind in Tomorrow’s Lawyers. These changes will pose new risks for law firms. Those that fail to manage them could struggle, but for nimble and forward-thinking firms, they present opportunities.

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Car crash

The Civil Liability Bill

Compensation claims, particularly for minor injuries as a result of road traffic accidents, are the centre of ongoing tension between the insurance industry and those who represent claimants. The Civil Liability Bill aims to put an end to what the government sees as the high number of “minor, exaggerated and fraudulent claims for compensation resulting from whiplash injuries sustained in road traffic accidents”.

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