Aldred -v- Cham EWCA Civ 1780
In a recent case regarding the proposed settlement of a Minor RTA claim, costs for counsel’s advice were disputed. It was held that Counsel fees were not recoverable in addition to fixed costs because, the fact that the Respondent was a child, was not “reasonably incurred due to a particular feature of the dispute”, but instead, it was a “characteristic...Read More
Solicitors spend an extraordinary amount of their time preparing routine letters and standard forms/Court documents, all of which contain a significant amount of generic information. Document automation increases the efficiency in preparing these items whilst reducing errors, and improving the client experience.
What Can Document Automation with Proclaim Achieve?
Generic information is...Read More
Money laundering within the legal profession has faced significant legal press exposure in recent months. Legal Practice Support’s Proclaim Development team has therefore created a process to ensure a strong anti-money laundering process can be implemented for all case types within the Proclaim software itself.
SRA Targets Hundreds of Firms
The SRA has recently pulled up a large number of...Read More
The Proclaim Development team at Legal Practice Support (LPS) is often tasked with providing MI (Management Information) reports to the managerial users of Proclaim.
On What can MI Reporting be Effective?
Owing to the vast amount of data stored within any Proclaim system, there is an extensive amount of Management Information that can be analysed. Proclaim comes with its own standard set of...Read More
The Proclaim Development team of LPS were instructed by an ATE insurer to assist with the integration of their third party data, directly into their Solicitor clients’ Proclaim case management system.
What Was the Issue?
At the time of instruction, the Solicitor client was manually requesting ATE policies on each new file they required a policy on. These instructions were then sent to...Read More
The Proclaim Development team of Legal Practice Support (LPS) was tasked with automating the fixed costs process for a personal injury department, dealing in low value (below £25,000) claims in Road Traffic Accidents, Employer’s Liability and Occupier’s Liability claims.
What was the Issue?
At the point of instruction, on settling any case the file handler was required to manually...Read More