Access Legal News and Resources

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Access Legal partners with Legl to streamline payments for law firms

LONDON, UK – 9 June 2022 Law technology specialist Access Legal and payments provider Legl have partnered to boost collection rates and …

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Mental health and well-being in the legal industry: A podcast

Following mental health awareness week 2022, we look at how mental health and well-being in the legal industry continues to …

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Taking law firm business intelligence to the next level

This blog explores how law firms can take business intelligence to the next level and why it’s important to do …

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Access Legal launches digital workspace for law firms looking to overcome fragmented frustrations

NEWS RELEASE LONDON, UK Access Legal, part of The Access Group, is helping UK law firms navigate an increasingly competitive market …

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Solicitor referral arrangements: How to maintain independence and compliance

The rules about law firm referrals from third parties and how to avoid problems Our recent webinar looked at a …

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Russian Sanctions – Why Your Law Firm Should Keep on Top of Sanction Checks

Brian Rogers, Regulatory Director at Access Legal With the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and sanctions continuing to be placed on …

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Access Legal Reveals Five Keys Barriers to Firms Complying with AML Regs

Access Legal has revealed five key barriers that are impacting law firms’ ability to prove Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance following …

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Almost Half of Legal Firms Not Prepared for SRA Thematic Reviews

LONDON, UK – March 2022 A recent poll of legal practitioners and compliance officers has found that 44 per cent do …

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A Guide to CQS Accreditation for Law Firms

As the only authorised CQS Training provider outside of the Law Society, and a market-leading supplier of software for law firms, including conveyancers, Access Legal has …

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How to Generate More Conveyancing Work for Your Law Firm.

By Mike Connelly, Director at Legal Bricks “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and …

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UK Conveyancing Market Trends and the Impact on Law Firms

In this article, we take a look at UK conveyancing market trends over the last 18 months, how these have …

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7 Immediate Steps to Make Cyber Security a Key Part of Your Healthy ‘No-Blame’ Culture

Whilst human error is the cause of 95% of cyber-attacks / data breaches, we all need to recognise that well-informed, …

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New Deal Marks New Step in Cloud Adoption for Law Firms

LONDON, UK – 10th February 2022 More law firms are set to consolidate remote and flexible working practices, after a leading …

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6 Important Questions Law Firms Should Ask Their Prospective Suppliers of New Software

When bringing onboard new practice management software partners, or any new technology partners, there are many cyber security-related questions we’d …

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7 Top Tips for Law Firms to Ensure Their Cyber Security for Homeworkers is Solid

When the Prime Minister spoke to the nation on 23-3-20 instructing us all to work from home where possible, the …

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6 Key Lessons We Can Learn from the Cyber Security Mistakes of Other Law Firms

The mishaps of some law firms in terms of their cyber security shortcomings have been well documented. Rather than risk …

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Why Cyber Security is More Important to Law Firms Than Ever

Cybercriminals mean business and it seems increasingly that their most attractive prime target is the law firm. For this reason, …

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48 Per Cent of Law Firms Making Mental Health and Wellbeing Training a Priority

LONDON, UK – 2nd December 2021 Law firms in the UK have moved mental health and wellbeing and health and safety …

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Access Legal Expands Conveyancing Capability, Bringing More Value to Customers with Legal Bricks Acquisition

Access Legal, the Law technology specialist, has announced the acquisition of the Legal Bricks group of companies, a pioneering provider …

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Watertight Case Management is Key to Employment Disputes

The Government’s job retention scheme came to an end on 30 September. Since March 2020, the support has been in …

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LBMW Completes Cloud Migration Achieving Greater Flexibility and Security with Oosha

LONDON, UK – 19th October 2021 One of London’s oldest law firms is enjoying greater accessibility to data and applications after …

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Report Maps Out Road to Sustainable Growth for Law Firms

LONDON, UK – September 2021 A new report from legal software specialist, Access Legal, has identified three key priorities law …

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How Can Firms Achieve Commercial Success in the Post-Pandemic World?

Commercial success is the driving force for ambitious law firms and, speaking to our clients, it’s no surprise many have …

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Bishop & Sewell Appoints Access Legal to Unlock Firm’s Potential

PRESS RELEASE 27 JULY 2021 BISHOP & SEWELL APPOINTS ACCESS LEGAL TO UNLOCK FIRM’S POTENTIAL LONDON, UK – 27 July …

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Access Legal Research Highlights Hybrid Working Compliance Gaps

LONDON, UK – 20 JULY, 2021 Access Legal has released new research that is encouraging law firms to review gaps …

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Fees First or People First? How Progressive Partners are Focusing on People

By Doug Sawers, Managing Director at Access Legal It’s no surprise that the legal sector has been traditionally seen as …

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New Product Manager at Access Legal to Focus on Law Firm Compliance Efficiency

LONDON, UK – 29th June 2021 Access Legal, a division of The Access Group, has appointed a new Product Manager …

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Archers Law Saves Time, Reduces Costs and Improves Efficiency with Access Legal Practice Management

15 hours a month saved with case file reviews reduced by 10 minutes each File inception time reduced by two …

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Onward Homes Choose Access Legal’s Browser-Based Case Management System to Reduce Costs and Support Flexible Working for In-House Legal Team

Cost management – understanding where money and effort are being spent and the value it’s delivering. Reduce manual, process-heavy tasks …

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Neves Solicitors Use Browser-Based Case Management Software to Improve Efficiency and Support New Ways of Working

Neves Solicitors LLP is a long-standing firm that has been providing a wide range of legal services to customers for …

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Curtis Law Solicitors Use Cloud-Hosted Case Management Software to Support Expansion of Services and Future-Proof Systems

Over 50% more workable to be completed using the integrated case management system Cloud hosting to save 4 hours of …

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Access Legal Bolsters Its Cloud Capabilities Following Oosha Acquisition

PRESS RELEASE 09 JUNE 2021 UK law firms are moving closer to a ‘digital workplace’ after Access Legal – a …

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Law firm diversity – are you ready for this years’ survey?

The bi-annual Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) diversity survey will be run in late Summer this year; the last survey took …

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APJ Claims Free Up Time from IT Challenges Using Access Legal Hosting

Two hours per week saved from not dealing with IT issues and challenges Faster, easier access to the database when …

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Law Firm Diversity – Are You Ready for this Year’s Survey?

The bi-annual Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) diversity survey will be run in late Summer this year; the last survey took …

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Could a New Approach to Training Solve the ‘Learning Paradox’ in Law Firms?

Sarah Mian, head of digital learning at Access Legal, explains how a people-first strategy, with a focus on continuous learning, …

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New Access Legal Report Shows 74% Struggle to Complete Essential Legal Learning

PRESS RELEASE 22 APRIL 2021 NEW ACCESS LEGAL REPORT SHOWS 74% STRUGGLE TO COMPLETE ESSENTIAL LEGAL LEARNING LONDON, UK – …

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Access Legal Appoints Law Tech Authority to Drive Product Innovation

NEWS RELEASE 15 APRIL 2021 ACCESS LEGAL APPOINTS LAW TECH AUTHORITY TO DRIVE PRODUCT INNOVATION LONDON, UK – 14th April …

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Access Group Helps Firms Unlock Limitless Potential with New Legal Technology Division

The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers has officially launched its new legal software division, Access Legal, …

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Competency, Transparency, Price Comparison and Inequality: Legal Regulators Share Views with Access Legal

Law firms are facing a number of challenges arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, including their ability to attract new …

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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 …

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Product in Focus: Web browser-based practice management software in action

During our recent Access All Areas virtual summit, we delivered a live demonstration of the new Access Legal Spitfire release. …

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Access Customer Success Journey – providing ongoing support for your practice

As a trusted long-term technology partner we’re not only committed to providing the best software solutions to the legal market, …

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Email: legal.enquiries@theaccessgroup.com
Phone: 0845 345 3300

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.