Managing Director at LawWare Ltd, Warren Wander has written recently in The Firm Magazine about the Cloud and how it is revolutionising the legal profession in the UK and around
Evolving technologies and the swift development of the way they are used might leave your head spinning. But as Warren Wander explains, not only is the new IT revolution nothing
LawCloud is hosting an exclusive legal event focusing on Law firm management, outsourcing and technology on 21 June 2011. The event is a must if you want to find out more about new technologies, outsourced services, better financial management and internet marketing.
This event is for lawyers in the North of England interested in a fresh approach to overcoming some of the challenges faced by law firms in the 21st century.
In a special feature on cloud computing for law firms, the Leeds and Yorkshire Lawyer magazine focuses on the business partnership between LawCloud and The Cashroom, which has harnessed the latest IT to offer a platform for law firms facing the challenges of the 21st century.
Following the driest April on record it may seem a little odd to be talking about clouds. However, there has probably never been a better time to discuss cloud computing: a buzz phrase blown into the marketplace in recent months on the back of gathering concerns about the future of legal services.
With a buzz word as strong as “Cloud”, it can sometimes be difficult keeping up-to-date with the most relevant cloud computing news without being overwhelmed by information overload.
Cloud computing, or “Cloud” as it is becoming known, is a new choice of IT platform for law firms in Scotland with firms moving their IT processing and data, to servers which are located outwith their own law offices. One of the benefits of this is that it allows smaller law firms to expand into new locations. There are three main reasons for this
LawCloud was officially launched on 2 February 2011 at Microsoft’s offices at Waverley Gate in Edinburgh. With a full turnout of over 90 delegates, this CPD event successfully demonstrated and explained the Cloud in simple terms to leaders from the Scottish legal profession.
We are pleased to advise that we are holding an official launch event for LawCloud in conjunction with Microsoft and the Law Society of Scotland next week on Wednesday 2nd February 2011.
With our official LawCloud website due to launch very soon in mid-January and LawCloud itself launching officially on 2 February 2010 at Microsoft’s office in Edinburgh, we thought it may be appropriate to share a rather poetic introduction to the subject of cloud computing in the UK legal market with a focus on business continuity. This piece is shared as a guest article by Paul Humphreys, Technical Director of The Law-Writer Partnership Oxford UK. We hope you enjoy it.
We’ve had some great positive feedback from clients over the past fifteen years on our flagship legal technology product, LawWare Enterprise. Gavin Ward, consultant to LawCloud and Scottish lawyer joined
Our Cloud for Lawyers Group on Linkedin is generating more and more discussion on cloud computing for the legal profession, now with over 150 professional members. If you are on Linkedin, join the group now to see expert commentary on the following hot topics
Here are a few of the most important features which any legal cloud computing provider should make available:-
– Legal practice management software licences, including licences for cashroom & electronic case filing.
– No need for you to purchase and maintain an expensive on-premise server. The cloud computing provider should supply a secure, robust & scalable hosted server.
– Inclusion of Microsoft Office 2010 licences for all users (No need for you to purchase Office licences – i.e. Outlook, Word, and Excel)
A recent report in the magazine Legal Week predicted that City of London legal firms stand to save millions of pounds by switching to internet-based computing – which enables a practice to link up to shared resources and software on demand rather than maintain its own hardware
Video presentation showing what cloud computing is generally. But, watch this and over the next few minutes you’ll be able to work out and realise why law firms are turning to cloud computing.