The Proclaim Case Management Software is one of the most versatile case management software solutions used by Solicitors and law firms. One of the main advantages of using Proclaim software is that it seamlessly integrates with 3rd party applications and websites using web services.
Integration with third party systems is one of the most useful features which can be achieved through the...Read More
The Legal Practice Support Marketing team have recently been working on a digital marketing project with Beacon Law, a Manchester based Personal Injury law firm who specialise in all types of personal injury claims, such as accidents at work, occupiers liability claims, claims against local authorities and RTA/ car accidents. We have worked alongside the Directors of Beacon Law to develop a...Read More
Law firm profitability is essential for effective business development and growth. The legal market and legal service industry have faced many difficulties in the past decade with recent law reforms, fixed costs, Brexit, and Covid-19. The oncoming recession as a result of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic is set to bring more financial hurdles to be faced by businesses of all shapes and sizes,...Read More
Eclipse Legal System’s Proclaim is one of the most effective and adaptable case management systems. It is not surprising that it is the most widely used software for Solicitors and legal professionals in the United Kingdom. The out-of-the-box software comes with many useful features; however, many firms are not utilising this software to its full potential. This means that many are missing out...Read More
The Judgments Act 1838 and Interest on Legal Costs
Under the Section 17 of the Judgments Act 1838, a receiving party can claim 8% interest on unpaid legal costs. The burden for interest can be reduced by virtue of completing a realistic assessment assessment of the amount of costs payable, and raising a payment on account. Interest will not run on any payment of costs made on...Read More
Disbursement funding loans are becoming an increasingly popular method for law firms to assist in funding expensive litigation and maintain cash flow, for instance in clinical negligence claims or commercial disputes. However, such loans come attached with interest payments. The question on whether interest paid on a disbursement funding loan can be recovered by a successful party has...Read More