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A New Year, a new start for your legal practice?

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Often, we hear phrases like “a fresh start” or “a new start” at the beginning of a year. This makes sense because as a community we feel like the start of a year gives us a natural opportunity to reset, especially after a short Christmas break. Therefore, why shouldn’t the same be applied to legal practices?

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Can I increase efficiency by becoming a paperless law firm?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

The thought of going paperless may at first seem very daunting, especially when a firm has been running paper-based files forever. The change itself can sometimes seem like a summit which is impossible to climb. The key however is to ascertain what resources are available and how we gain easy access to digital files.

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Profit costs, disbursements and expenses – Preparing Compliant Bills – The Law Factory

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Legal billing can be a minefield and when drawing a bill for your clients, you need to be very careful about what is being billed and whether or not to apply VAT to each item. It is crucial to understand each legal billing element and there are three main areas: Profit Costs Disbursements Expenses Profit […]

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Legal Accounts Software Migration; Will DIY Really Save Money?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

When choosing software, the migration of the data can often be one of the last considerations. Data migration itself is unfortunately a “necessary evil” when switching case and practice management system providers. However, the way it is done is crucial and can significantly affect the relationship between provider and firm moving forward.

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What does “promptly” mean? A look at the new SRA Accounts Rules 4

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

In this article, I shall be looking at one part of the new SRA Accounts Rules which every legal cashier should be questioning: the meaning of the word “promptly” which appears several times across the new rules.

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Legal Cashiers: A Necessity for Every Legal Practice

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

In this article, I explore some of the reasons given by firms for not using a legal cashier.. I will explain why I believe this course of action is flawed and assert that every practice should have a legal cashier no matter it’s size.

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Should I upgrade Legal Accounts Software?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

This article, explores the reasons why you should consider upgrading your Legal Accounts Software now.

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Changes in Legal Accounts for Lockdown 2020

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

In this article we cover all recent changes affecting law firms, legal accounts and their businesses in the current Coronavirus crisis.

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Remote Working during Lockdown 2020! Immediate change for the long term?

Monday, April 20th, 2020

How to turn the Lockdown into a positive by researching ways to make your business work smarter in the future.

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LegalEx – Back again with SRA Accounts Rules Investigation seminar

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Come and hear our talk at Legalex in Seminar Hall 3 at 11 o’clock on Thursday 19th March

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