Law Firm Management

Take the free LawWare client health check

The LawWare Client Health Check Service is a vital part of our Client Relationship programme. It aims to proactively assist LawWare clients optimise their use of their LawWare/LawCloud system. Following the initial implementation process, we find clients are better positioned to discover the extra value the LawWare software offers. This free of charge service provides a …

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Legal case management software: a no-nonsense guide

The market for legal case management software is overcrowded. So, how do you to know which supplier is right for you? How do you differentiate between the, ahem… “nonsense” and the no-nonsense suppliers? Before you look at the plethora of suppliers, you need to take a long, hard look at yourself, your firm and your client base. …

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Office 2010 for law firms – the end is nigh

Microsoft Office 2010 for law firms will soon be a thing of the past. Or at least it should be if you value your business. From 13 October 2020, Microsoft will end support for Office 2020. This also means that 2010 users will not be able to connect to Office 365. All of this comes hot …

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Artificial intelligence and law firms – what does it all mean?

Artificial intelligence and law firms is certainly a phrase batted around frequently nowadays. Yet, does anyone really know what it means? I took a look at this question a couple of years ago but, since then, things have moved on. Artificial intelligence is a generic term for a whole ragbag of technologies, system architectures and software. I …

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Law firm insurance – is your practice fully covered?

Law firm insurance may well be something you and your practice take for granted. However, it’s worth taking a closer look. A recent piece of research by law firm Leigh Day opened up a Pandora’s box of issues when it comes to law firm insurance. The firm commissioned IRN Research to survey and report on how law …

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Law firms using Windows 7 – the clock is ticking

The clock has been ticking for a long time for law firms using Windows 7. In fact, to use a current popular phrase: Big Ben already bonged couple of days ago on January 14th. So, what’s all the fuss about? There are millions of users and machines around the world in all manner of businesses …

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Email marketing for law firms: 12 handy hints and tips

Is email marketing for law firms all it’s cracked up to be? The problem with cold call email is that, from the recipients’ points of view, it’s instantly disposable. How many unsolicited emails do you receive at work or on your mobile each day? More to the point, how many do you actually bother to …

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More clients for your law firm – or just better ones?

o you really need more clients for your law firm? Throughout my career I’ve worked with many legal practices and the answer I hear from most is “yes”. Let’s turn that mindset on its head. How would it be if you had fewer clients but better ones than you currently have? Or alternatively, could you …

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Cloud computing for law firms: what are the real benefits?

Cloud computing for law firms still remains a hotly debated subject. For a practice management software provider like LawWare, the issue determines our product offerings. Sales of cloud-based solutions dominate but we also offer an “own server” version. That’s just our response to the demands of the market. However, how do you know which is the right …

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Choosing a law firm – does trust win out over cost?

Clients choosing a law firm may take several factors into account. It may just be a simple case of affordability. Recommendations from family, friends and colleagues all play a part. These are all anecdotal ingredients, but what is really going on in the minds of clients? At long last, a substantial body of empirical evidence …

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Dyslexic font for lawyers – a helpful new solution from LawWare

You may not have heard of a dyslexic font face for lawyers. However, you can integrate it easily into LawWare’s practice management software. Read the full article by following the link below. Dyslexic font for lawyers – a helpful new solution from LawWare

SEO for legal websites – does Google know you exist?

SEO for legal websites (Search Engine Optimisation) is an ongoing job. Google and Bing keep moving the goalposts and that means you have to move with them. Moreover, if you don’t, you’ll find your entry moving rapidly down the rankings. Metaphorically, that means the shutters are down on your shopfront. Read the full article by following …

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Legal compliance: is your legal software helping you?

Maintaining legal compliance for small and medium-sized practices isn’t getting any easier. You only have to take a look at what has come into force in the last couple of years. This period has seen the introduction of both the EU’s GDPR regulations and HMRC‘s Making Tax Digital. There’s more to come. With changes due to …

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How do you deal with difficult legal clients? 10 hints and tips

Difficult legal clients can become the bane of your life. Let’s be honest, few of us march headlong into confrontational situations with great relish. So, why should you do that when it comes to selecting clients? Follow the link below to read the full article. How do you deal with difficult legal clients? 10 hints …

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Cloud computing for lawyers: the 10 best reasons to make the change.

Cloud computing for lawyers has been around for some time now. Yet, there are still many legal practitioners who shy away from it. Perhaps it still seems “safer” to control your client and office data on your own kit. On the surface, it does seem safer and simpler to have the crown jewels of your …

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