A proptech pioneer aiming to create a data-driven escrow service for conveyancers is exploring the use of blockchain security and is considering white-labelling its product.
Three top City law firms have joined a high-powered international consortium to launch a platform that aims to set industry standards for the use of AI, smart contracts and other new tech.
An online lawyer-matching service for companies has secured £3.4m in funding, with an investor predicting that it could become “a virtual and distributed tech-driven global law firm”.
Responding to online reviews is more important than ever, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has told law firms. It also urged solicitors not to be afraid of negative reviews.
Multiple choice questions will enhance the Solicitors Qualifying Examination if done well, according to the person charged with designing it.
Small law firms are increasingly being targeted by cyber-criminals, but very few attacks are actually succeeding, new research has found.
A collaboration between a leading university and two major law firms has been unveiled with the aim of looking at the impact of technology innovation in the legal sector.
The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal against a ruling that blocked a negligence action against London law firm Forsters.
The High Court has found there was an oral agreement between a solicitor and the son-in-law of a client that the latter would cover his fees, which in the end totalled £330,000.
The Legal Ombudsman has urged law firms that use web-based email such as AOL and Hotmail to invest in a more secure corporate email solution or risk paying out to victims of cybercrime.
Personalising an email quote and ensuring your first contact with the customer is decisive and positive is very important in converting enquiries. Similarly, refusing to give a verbal quote can make your firm seem unprofessional.