Typing and transcription provider document direct endorsed by law society
The Law Society of England & Wales, the representative body for every solicitor in England and Wales, has announced it has endorsed one of the UK’s leading typing and transcription providers as its exclusive outsourced transcription partner.
Document Direct was established in 2005 by CEO Martyn Best and now delivers its typing and transcription service to over 140 clients in the UK, Ireland and across the globe.
The company provides a secure and confidential transcription service 24 hours a day, offering legal firms significant savings of up to 60% on their typing costs.
The service is supported by over 120 experienced and professional legal and medical secretaries, all of whom are based in the UK.
Simon Drane, Executive Director of Business Development of the Law Society said: “The Law Society is always seeking to support its members to reduce costs through working in a more efficient manner.
“Outsourcing transcription services is a growing area of interest to our members.
“The Society conducted a robust tender process earlier this year to select Document Direct as the preferred supplier of those services.
“Document Direct delivers an excellent transcription service to law firms throughout the UK and across the globe. They demonstrated a thorough and sensitive understanding of the issues involved in moving typing to an external provider. Their approach to confidentiality and security should give confidence to our members and we are delighted that they have accepted our invitation to become an endorsed partner of the Law Society.”
Document Direct Founder and CEO Martyn Best is a Chartered Accountant, formerly with Ernst & Young, and a recent Past President of the Liverpool Society of Chartered Accountants.
Mr Best said: “Document Direct strives to reflect the professionalism and client service provided by our legal customers and we achieve this on a daily basis. Our customers include Top 30 law firms Hill Dickinson, Lewis Silkin and Nabarro together with many mid-tier firms across the UK.
“We are delighted to have been appointed as an endorsed partner of the Law Society and we are looking forward to working with the Law Society and its members. Our service will help them save money, improve their own efficiency and client service and help make their professional and personal lives easier.”
The appointment represents the continuing development of the Law Society’s Membership Extra programme which has successfully delivered additional benefits to its members for the last 15 years – http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/support-services/membership-extra/
Document Direct has offices in London, Liverpool and Dublin.