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BTO Solicitors LLP is an independent Scottish law firm which caters for the Scots law needs of organisations in the private and public sectors and for individuals. Clients range from major insurers to medical defence organisations, commercial businesses, house builders, property investors, established manufacturers, well-known retailers, financial institutions and public sector organisations.
High street solicitors are losing out to specialist conveyancing businesses in capturing clients, new research has shown, but all lawyers still have much to improve on client communication. More than a third of clients would even consider paying more for a premium service, it found.
Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that leading international law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has chosen a range of offerings from the 3E Enterprise Business Management Solution after a competitive review. The firm will be transitioning from its existing Enterprise™ solution by Elite to 3E®, as well as adopting 3E Workspace, xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting, and DW Reporting solutions Quantum and Evaluate.
Earlier this year, Geodesys – a leading provider of conveyancing searches for residential and commercial properties throughout England and Wales – ran a campaign to highlight flood risk to residential properties.
A partner in a South Yorkshire law firm who failed to disclose on the financial statement for his own divorce proceedings ownership of a second property has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. He falsely stated that the proceeds of sale of the building had been invested in a failed property venture.
The Law Society and the Criminal Bar Association are discussing the possibility of a new career path for criminal lawyers involving both defence and prosecution work, it has emerged, after the CBA chair warned of the “decimation” of both the criminal Bar and the solicitors’ profession if no action was taken to tackle an “unprecedented recruitment crisis”.
Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that Wedlake Bell LLP has selected 3E® as well as a number of other offerings of the 3E Enterprise Business Management Solution as it transitions from its existing financial management platform Envision.