UKLTA welcomes latest member The Law Superstore

UKLTA, the Legal Technology Association for the UK is happy to announce today that The Law Superstore has joined the Association. The Law Superstore is a lead generation platform for legal professionals. Offering leads for over 130 services across England and Wales, The Law Superstore makes it easy to be found by those searching for a lawyer, offering a cost-effective alternative to PPC, SEO and marketing agencies. Graham Stanbridge said: “We are delighted to be joining the LegalTech Association. It’s a great opportunity to collaborate with like-minded people who want to move forward the delivery of legal services. [...]

UKLTA welcomes latest member The Law Superstore2020-09-17T23:04:07+00:00

Imperium Law benefit from added digital agility

Litigation solicitors, Imperium Law, are benefiting from added digital agility following the implementation of a new, bespoke Cloud-based Hosted Desktop facility from etiCloud. Experts in financial compensation claims for hearing loss, industrial disease, medical negligence, professional negligence and injuries at work, Imperium Law was founded in 2005 and comprises a dedicated team of solicitors to deliver both legal and technical advice and support. In preparation for a planned demerger with another law firm in June, the board was keen to maintain and enhance existing digital agility and facilitate remote working. Commenting on the decision to work with etiCloud, Janine [...]

Imperium Law benefit from added digital agility2020-09-14T09:48:09+00:00

The benefits of an independent IT review

Kevin Goosman writes: It’s good practice to monitor and review all aspects of your business. But with IT change happening so quickly and technology so pivotal to most firms, it pays to evaluate your IT function regularly to ensure that it continues to perform in an optimum way, from both a delivery and cost-efficiency perspective. Many organisations have strong IT teams and as a result may feel that the internal IT team should undertake its own review. However, it is often the case that internal teams have been in place for many years, often with many of the same staff. It [...]

The benefits of an independent IT review2020-09-14T09:51:21+00:00

Stick or twist?

David Baskerville writes: “In professional services if you aren’t addressing technology you really don’t have a future”. A quote by KPMG at one of the last legal technology events I attended a lifetime ago…but it clearly stuck in my mind. And whilst the more successful professional services firms know this clearly to be true, “addressing” can sometimes be assumed as “replacing” with shinier and newer. But is new always best? Obviously there are certain reasons that necessitate biting the bullet and moving to a new system such as the incumbent system becoming end of life or an irrevocable breakdown in the [...]

Stick or twist?2020-09-14T09:51:08+00:00

UKLTA welcomes latest member Estatesearch

Estatesearch are committed to building innovative new technologies to support professional Executors, Deputies, Attorneys, and the vulnerable clients they support. They deliver a range of essential due diligence services via their integrated online portal, including Gazette Notices, Will Searches and their award-winning Asset & Liability Search supporting better efficiency and risk mitigation. Ben Furlong of Estatesearch said: “Estatesearch are delighted to show our support for the UK Legal Technology Association by joining their membership. We’ve long believed in the crucial role technology has to play in supporting legal services become accessible and efficient, and the UKLTA embodies [...]

UKLTA welcomes latest member Estatesearch2020-09-17T23:04:53+00:00

Baskerville Drummond launches new vlog series

The Baskerville Drummond team took advantage of the lockdown period to launch a new vlog series, Baskerville Drummond @ Home. Each episode tackles a particular legal, business or finance topic; and the casual Zoom format lends itself to an engaging discussion and an invaluable distillation of lots of collective knowhow and experience. Episodes currently available include a look at both IT and finance through the prism of on-going Covid pressure, and a dissection of the current state of the PMS market. Future episodes will be looking at how to make a success of PMS selection and implementation, the optimisation of Microsoft [...]

Baskerville Drummond launches new vlog series2020-09-14T09:50:36+00:00

UKLTA welcomes latest member Baskerville Drummond

UKLTA, the Legal Technology Association for the UK is happy to announce today that Baskerville Drummond has joined the Association. Baskerville Drummond provide a full “end to end” service from Strategic Reviews, System & Vendor Selection to Implementation and Strategy Execution. David Baskerville said: “We were really pleased to be to join the UKLTA. It is an innovative group who’s mission is to bring together legal professionals, technology providers and consumers of legal services can come together in order to help shape the future of legal services. It is therefore wonderful opportunity to work with like minded organisations”. The UKLTA [...]

UKLTA welcomes latest member Baskerville Drummond2020-08-27T09:26:36+00:00

Help us put UK LegalTech on the map: join the first ever Global LegalTech Research Project

The UKLTA has joined a global research project to assess the state of the legalTech industry worldwide. If you are a UK LegalTech company we need your help to put UK LegalTech on the map. According to our own records, there are currently over 140 companies active in the UK legalTech space. To ensure that the outcome of the global research project is representative of the range of legalTech solutions being created here in the UK, we are inviting UK legalTech companies to take part in the survey. The survey aims to compile the most comprehensive data ever on [...]

Help us put UK LegalTech on the map: join the first ever Global LegalTech Research Project2020-07-30T09:08:32+00:00

Information Security Review Forum – Watch Online Now

The final event in the current series of UKLTA (www.uklta.org.uk) online forums took place yesterday, where our expert panel shared their top tips for information and cyber security, considering how practices have adapted during lockdown and how technology can help. Chaired by Heather Anson (Anson Evaluate), our panellists Peter Wright (Digital Law UK), Jen Williams (Lawyer Checker) and David Baskerville (Baskerville Drummond) provided clear and practical advice on what firms can do to help protect themselves from cyber and information security threats. The recording of the event is available online for the next seven days - so catch it [...]

Information Security Review Forum – Watch Online Now2020-07-17T09:36:34+00:00

Wills and LPA’s during Lockdown: Top Tips for Law Firms – Watch Online Now

The third UKLTA (www.uklta.org.uk) online forum took place this week, where our expert panel shared their top tips for Wills and LPA’s during Lockdown, considering how practices have adapted during lockdown and how technology can help. Our next panel “Information Security Review” takes place on Thursday 16th at 5pm and you can book your place here. Chaired by Heather Anson (Anson Evaluate), our panellists Lorraine Robinson (Farewill and Incoming co-chair of Law Society Wills & Equity Committee), Gareth Wisdom (Hugh James), Seb Shakh (Love Legal) and Jonathan Maskew (Simpson Millar) gave clear perspectives on how they are delivering wills [...]

Wills and LPA’s during Lockdown: Top Tips for Law Firms – Watch Online Now2020-07-13T14:00:37+00:00