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Macquarie’s 2015 Legal Benchmarking Results are now live!
See what high performing law firms are doing to stay ahead of their competitors.
Lawyers and their clients communicate frequently. In this world of advanced technology, these communications no longer take place just through good old letters or via a simple phone call. They now take place largely through emails and sometimes even via text messages or other messaging services such as Skype. Personally, I had the experience of one client asking me a legal question over a group WhatsApp channel. I had to (gently!) educate this client on a number of things… I will come back to education shortly. The point I want to make here is this – electronic communications are thought by many to put at risk the confidentiality of legal communications between a lawyer and a client. Modern communications technologies have made what once would have been limited disclosure in a closed environment to now easily available to pretty much anyone who has an online presence....
By Stephen Wood, CEO
This whitepaper from InfoTrack CEO, Stephen Wood explains how visualisation is the next step in the evolution of search.
Managing the incredible masses of commercial data is not only daunting, it is labour and time intensive, and visualisation takes a lot of the grief out of that process. It enables users of legal searching tools to analyse complex company and people structures quickly and efficiently. In turn, they can present results and findings to clients in a far more comprehensive manner while at the same time meeting risk and compliance obligations.
5 Phase Process to Help Lawyers Leverage LinkedIn (656 KB)
Kirsten Hodgson, director of Kaleidoscope Marketing and author of "The Essential Guide to LinkedIn for Lawyers, provides a detailed guide on how your firm can leverage LinkedIn.