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Adapting to the ever-changing legal landscape in 2022

Recent times have changed the way we must work. Whether it be where we are working or a shake up to the legal landscape itself, firms are requiring increased flexibility to meet the expectations of clients and the varying workloads they are faced with. It was only a couple of...

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Conveyancers, are you afraid of outsourcing?

For many years outsourcing has been seen as ‘a bit of a scary prospect’ within the conveyancing sector.   The stamp duty holiday put unforeseen pressure on property solicitors and with no sign that demand is slowing, conveyancers are now realising some of the many benefits. We are in the...

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You say ‘To-mah-to’, I say ‘To-may-to’ Two countries separated by a common language

At Document Direct, we fully appreciate the ‘Special Relationship’ between the US & the UK, and none more so than when it come to the practices of the leading law firms that straddle both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. At face value, the needs of top law firms are pretty...

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Helping RICS Chartered Surveyors do things differently – and better

Objectives RICS Chartered Surveyors need to provide reports to their clients quickly and efficiently - a key part of that process is writing a detailed report which needs to be returned accurately and promptly. This can be time consuming and, for those firms without a flexible support model, internal resources...

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Will outsourcing become the norm over the next 5 years?

Managing the demands of running a law practice is challenging enough…but what happens when things get busy or unforeseen circumstances change your course? Do you have a big enough team to back you up? Does client care slip? What about compliance? Never mind managing in a pandemic !    ...

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The new WFH is WFO

Working from the office Never mind working from home, or WFH, as we know it - THE major talking point at the moment is whether football is really coming home this year. The delayed start of the Euro 2020’s, so late that they are the Euro 2021’s, except in the...

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Transcription Accuracy is of Paramount Importance – One Mistranscribed Word Triggers £6.4 Million Will Dispute

Will drafting is an exact science, requiring years of professional training, and a single mis-chosen or out-of-place word can have very serious consequences. Exactly that happened in a High Court case concerning the mistaken use of the word ‘both’ – rather than ‘each’ – in a millionaire businessman’s will. The...

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