cloud for lawyers

Cloud computing simply isn’t that scary anymore…

Following a recent survey published by Forbes, it is clear that “Cloud Computing simply isn’t that scary any more”. The survey refers to claims that “a meagre 3% of companies considering Cloud consider it to be too risky.” It goes on to say “The bottom line is cloud is now just considered the normal way …

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LawCloud: Helping to create more agile and responsive Law firms

LawCloud is a new generation in Practice Management Software for law firms in the UK and is brought to you from the developers at  LawWare Ltd. Established in 1998 and now serving more than 200 law firms from its HQ in Edinburgh, LawWare has established a strong reputation for an innovative and forward looking approach …

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LawCloud’s Blog named as a Top 10 Best New Blog of 2011

We are pleased to announce that our LawCloudComputing blog has been listed by Computer Weekly as one of their top 10 best new blogs of 2011. As Computer Weekly notes, “Blogging has become part of the everyday consumption of information, this category looks at those blogs created in the past two years that have delivered …

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LawCloud features on The Law Society of Scotland’s Cloud guidance web page

A leader in cloud for law firms in the UK, LawCloud now features on The Law Society of Scotland’s website regarding guidance about cloud computing. As the Law Society notes, “Cloud computing offers many potential advantages to firms and the opportunity for more efficient and safer working. However, it also introduces new risks, from compliance …

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LawWare hosts 2011 User Conference and User Group Meeting

LawWare hosted this year’s User Conference and User Group Meeting (UGM) on Wednesday 23 November 2011. Following the success of the last UGM, LawCloud, LawWare Enterprise, Classic and Express users and select close business partners and those considering LawCloud were all invited to join LawWare at Stirling Management Centre.. Alongside the User Group Meeting, there …

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Cloud Computing Background

LawCloud takes a Belt and Braces Approach

LawCloud continues to invest in its systems with the latest state of the art Cloud monitoring software to ensure its clients achieve the best performance possible. With a reputation for innovation and quality, LawCloud continues to go from strength to strength and with such a strong uptake on LawCloud, it is essential that the LawCloud …

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Inverness welcomes the Cloud

Earlier today (Wednesday 26 October 2011), The Mercure Hotel in Inverness hosted the fourth and final instalment in a series of legal practice management events chaired by Warren Wander, founder of LawCloud. Speakers included David Calder, managing partner of MBM Commercial LLP, Warren Wander, managing director of LawCloud, Andy Glasgow, senior commercial banking relationship manager …

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Cloud computing: A bright light for business

Cloud computing is now being considered in every corner of every business. For many startups, it’s their first resort: Twitter, Foursquare and dozens of others turned first to Amazon’s cloud computing service to store and process data because it meant they didn’t have to buy servers to store anything; they would just pay for the storage and bandwidth they used. That turns computing from a capital expense into an operating expense, with direct benefits for cashflow – key for a small business.

Warren Wander explains the Cloud for Law Firms

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 the world. Warren states, “Basically, the Cloud is here and it’s here to stay. It is revolutionising the legal profession and industry in general. In …

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How Cloud Can Help Law Firms in Challenging Economic Times

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.

How the Cloud can help law firms expand into new locations

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

Cloud computing for lawyers: a lawyer looks at LawCloud

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 us in September 2010 and, four months on, he shares his views on an important technical aspect of LawWare, together with his views on LawCloud, …

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Features and Benefits of Cloud Computing for Law Firms

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)