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10 reports that every Law Firm’s Managing Partner needs

October 5, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] Running a successful law firm and being a good lawyer shouldn’t be incongruous, but to achieve these goals you need to identify – and implement – the best tools at your disposal. In business, data is power, whether that’s data on your clients, the market, legal trends, your staff, finances, performance – the list […]

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How Can Law Firms Make More Sustainable Legal Tech, Knowledge Management & SaaS Vendor Choices?

August 21, 2022 LawTech

[Translate] How important is it that your legal technology, knowledge management & SaaS vendors are committed to sustainability? Have you considered that a genuine commitment to environmental matters may impact your firm’s reputation? Do you know who in your firm could be sustainability champions? Sustainability inspiration can pop up in surprising places. Would you expect […]

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Mark Thorley comments on the importance of technology in courts

August 1, 2022 LawTech

[Translate] Mark Thorley, Scottish qualified solicitor and Director of leading Edinburgh legal aid law firm Thorley Stephenson, comments on the importance of technology in courts in Scotland and indeed across the world:- As a consequence of the pandemic, and in order for court business to continue, technology requires to be embraced. Now that restrictions are lifting […]

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Choosing the Right AI-Based Contract Management Software for Your Law Firm

July 31, 2022 LawTech

[Translate] Paperwork doesn’t intimidate lawyers — until towers of contracts sway and teeter off the edge of their desks. However, balancing multiple clients and their respective contracts calls for impeccable organization. Along with understanding the content of paperwork, law firms must know how to manage it. Filing manually is time-consuming. Shared drives bring management and […]

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The Benefits of Consultancy Work as a Freelance Solicitor 

May 25, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] New insights on the benefits of consultancy work as a freelance Solicitor from Scott-Moncrieff & Associates, one of the UK’s leading ‘virtual law firms‘. If you are thinking about making a change to your working life, you may have considered going freelance and working as a consultant solicitor.  There are many benefits to consultancy work […]

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How to achieve a return on your legal software investment

April 3, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] An unlikely source of inspiration for improving efficiencies and overall performance for your firm can be found in the British Cycling team. With their success routed in continuous optimisation and a focus on improving every aspect of their team by just 1%, the team became champions. The cumulative effect: British Cycling Until early 2000, […]

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Eight ways to transform your law firm with workflows

March 15, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] In a post-pandemic world, there’s little doubt we will rely more heavily on technology to meet the demands of clients, who are expecting a quicker and more transparent experience. Law firms spend a considerable amount of resource completing admin tasks, which is where workflows can help to adopt a more streamlined process that boosts […]

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Should legal practices adopt a hybrid-working model?

February 24, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] The legal sector has been moving towards digitisation for decades – some firms faster than others – but the global pandemic and several national lockdowns have resulted in many accelerating their plans to accommodate a blend of home and office working: the hybrid-working model. Like millions of other businesses, the success of legal practices […]

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Artificial Intelligence vs Human Intelligence in the Legal Sector

September 25, 2021 LawTech

[Translate] Artificial intelligence has influenced nearly every area of our world, whether or not you realise it. For example, if you want to get answers to a customer service question and you check out a live chat or chatbot function on a company’s website, before you speak to someone, you may be interacting with artificial […]

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Mark Thorley on “The Future Of Legal Aid In Scotland”

August 7, 2021 Law Practice

[Translate] EDINBURGH, 23 NOVEMBER 2021 Legal Aid Recruitment Crisis Insights from Leading Scottish Solicitor, Mark Thorley In a new insights piece, Mark Thorley, Director of a leading Scottish legal aid law firm, discusses the future of legal aid in Scotland, including the current crisis in respect of civil legal aid solicitor recruitment. It used to […]

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How To Make Your Website More Legally Compliant

August 5, 2021 Domain names

[Translate] Designing and creating the perfect website for your business isn’t where the hard work ends. Whilst you’ve got to make sure that your site looks great and works well, you also need to make sure that it’s actually legally compliant. At the end of the day, a legally non-compliant site will lose you far […]

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Climate Change Blawg Launches

October 10, 2020 Law

[Translate] With 97% of climate scientists agreeing that human activity is causing a global climate crisis, it’s more important than ever before that the law helps us, and not hinders us, at this critical time. To play my part and to help others do so also, in my spare time I’ve been developing a new […]

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Coronavirus Law Firm Advice – Covid-19 Impact on Lawyers & Practical Guidance

April 5, 2020 Covid-19

[Translate] Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own – Bruce Lee I hope you and your family are keeping safe and well. These are immensely challenging and unprecedented times for those in the legal sector with many unknowns of what is yet to come. But one thing […]

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Could You Be Eligible For a Diesel Emission Claim?

March 4, 2020 Compensation

[Translate] If you purchased a diesel vehicle between 2007 and 2018, you could be eligible for a sizable compensation claim. If you want to improve that vehicle, you can start with small accessories like solar shades. This is not every vehicle of course, but rather a specific set of vehicles produced by the likes of […]

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