How Access Legal Plans to Unlock the True Benefits of Technology for Law Firms

“We’ve quickly recognised how hard it is for law firms to access the insights and data they so critically need. That’s thanks to a multitude of overlapping but disconnected systems.

From speaking with our customers, we know they are crying out for a more holistic and joined-up approach to tech. This is key to help them unlock the true benefits of technology, which will, in turn, enable their business to operate more profitably.”

Better serving the legal sector

For Access, there’s been an appetite to better serve the legal sector for some time, as Doug Sawers, managing director at Access Legal shares

“Our ambition is to transform the legal sector’s efficiency and experience of technology. This, whilst of course respecting law firms’ individual needs. There are some strong legal point-solutions available. But to benefit these practices, these tools often need to work with many other systems.”

Access has served many legal clients for some time with its HR and finance solutions. Access was able to bring its legal tech solutions and clients together with the creation of the Access Legal division. The division comes from the acquisitions of Riliance, Socrates, Eclipse and DPS Software. The Access Legal division now offers best-in-class case and practice management software; compliance and risk management services; and an online legal learning platform.

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Access Legal

Access Legal
Working in partnership with more than 3,500 UK law firms and underpinned by over 30 years of sector experience, Access Legal provides an unrivalled suite of complete software solutions. From case and practice management, finance, accounting and business intelligence to learning, compliance and HR – Access Legal helps firms take control of their time, improve efficiency and productivity. By providing software to manage every aspect of a firm’s operations, Access Legal enables ambitious firms to reach unlimited potential and have the freedom to focus on clients and people to drive profitability and growth. ​​​​Access Legal is part of The Access Group, a leading provider of business management software to mid-sized organisations. It helps more than 35,000 customers across commercial and not-for-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Its innovative Access Workspace cloud solution transforms the way business software is used, giving every employee the freedom to do more. Founded in 1991, The Access Group employs more than 3000 staff.