Legal technology – the answer to commercial success?

By Alex Hobbs at BackBone Over 1,000 UK firms (predominantly SMEs) have closed in the past 12 months; the population of solicitors has reached an all-time time high and Direct Access is changing the nature of being a barrister…. But technology could offer light at the end of the tunnel, not a silver bullet that promises… Read More…

BYOD technology: is your clients’ data protected?

By Ian Wimbush A survey conducted earlier this year by the market research company YouGov reveals that almost half (47%) of UK adults now use their personal smartphone, laptop or tablet computer for work purposes. Worryingly, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office “less than 3 in 10 who do so are provided with guidance on… Read More…

Law firms still missing a trick with apps?

By Kim Tasso In June 2012 I published a White Paper titled “UK law, accountancy and property firms – Are we missing the mobile revolution?”. The main points discussed included: Most UK law firm app development appeared to be focused on supporting lawyers in their work rather than extending or enhancing the service provided to… Read More…