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Innovation nation

What does it take to innovate in an SME UK law firm?

FEATURES


ISSUE IN BRIEF

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Welcome to the first LPM issue of 2019! I don’t know if you noticed but this month marks a very important date for us here at LPM. It’s been five great years of getting under the hood of SME legal practice management! Let’s make this year another great one for the market.

What better way to start off the year than by diving into SME law firm innovation? That’s right, it isn’t just for those magic circle firms and their hubs. Read how firms like yours innovate every day on p18.

INNOVATION NATION

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Whoever thought innovation was only for top-tier law firms surely didn’t take a look into the SME market to see the firms that practice it every single day. It doesn’t take big budgets and fancy innovation hubs to make innovation happen in your law firm – innovation for SME firms takes four basic ingredients: an understanding of purpose, collaborating with other businesses, creating action and, above all else, focusing on the client.

DEFINING LEGAL – WAVELENGTH LAW

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The last few years have seen a rise in the use of legal and technology to drive better legal service delivery and solutions to clients. New entrants in the market set out to redesign how legal works and that’s just what legal engineering firm Wavelength Law is all about.

SNOW AND TELL

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Investment in new architecture for Tikit’s flagship PMS Partner for Windows offers firms multiple options for transforming client services, and a much more agile, flexible and productive operational future, says chief technology officer Mark Garnish

CULTURE MATTERS

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Jon Whittle, market development director at LexisNexis, says in order for SME law firms to survive in the future marketplace they need to have a client-first culture


OUR SUPPLEMENTS AND REPORTS

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Automation delay

When will it be time for SME law firms to turn on automation?
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Won the risk?

Where do SME law firms have most work to do in risk management?
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Legal IT landscapes 2019

The annual snapshot of law firms' changing technology priorities
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Legal IT landscapes 2018

The annual snapshot of law firms' changing technology priorities