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Bott Van Kesteren Partners (BVK)

Bott Van Kesteren Partners (BVK)

Bott Van Kesteren Partners were very clear on one thing: their IT platform had to have the same (or better) level of availability, security, reliability and functionality as that of Linklaters or any other Magic Circle law firm. read more

Webinar: The Art of Successful Project Implementations for Law Firms

Webinar: The Art of Successful Project Implementations for Law Firms

PracticeEvolve and InfoTrack have announced a new webinar running on the 21 January and 8 February featuring David Baskerville of Baskerville Drummond designed to help law firms embarking on IT projects throughout 2021. read more

The “R” Rate for law firm growth

The “R” Rate for law firm growth

Since March 2020, we have become familiar with the “R” rate, which tells us whether the rate of infection for Covid-19 is increasing or read more

Microsoft 365 Practice Primer

Microsoft 365 Practice Primer

During this Practice Primer, we will focus on the three pillars of Microsoft 365 Security Collaboration Automation We will take a ... read more

Microsoft 365 Practice Primer

Microsoft 365 Practice Primer

During this Practice Primer, we will focus on the three pillars of Microsoft 365 Security Collaboration Automation We will take a ... read more

Seasons Greetings from Baskerville Drummond

Seasons Greetings from Baskerville Drummond

After the year everyone has had, we’re just pleased to have made it through! 2020 has actually been a great year for business in terms ... read more

Getting the best out of Microsoft 365

Getting the best out of Microsoft 365

In order to identify how M365 can be best used in a firm, we need to look at the way the firm works. This will be focused more on day to day operations rather than any aspects of legal workflow, though there are opportunities to enhance both. The firm may already be using M365 or considering doing so. read more

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 6

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 6

In this special Microsoft 365 episode, we talk to our go-to man for all things Microsoft, Nigel Stott. Discussion points ... read more

Lines on Online

Lines on Online

For most of our existence mankind has traditionally held only face-to-face meetings (yes, even cavemen had committee meetings and water read more

New Way of Working

New Way of Working

Our recent Lines on Online blog series looked at the practicalities around the new world of work. Now, in this guest blog from ... read more

PMS Practice Primer

PMS Practice Primer

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and law firms needing a new practice management system at some point. This Practice ... read more

PMS Practice Primer – Part 3

PMS Practice Primer – Part 3

Part 3 - Planning for project success How best to prepare your firm, stakeholders and project teams for PMS change read more

PMS Practice Primer – Part 2

PMS Practice Primer – Part 2

Part 2 - The PMS selection process Comparing traditional and alternative approaches to  managing the lifecycle of a PMS procurement read more

PMS Practice Primer – Part 1

PMS Practice Primer – Part 1

Part 1 - The PMS marketplace. Focusing on the recent market consolidation and how that is impacting technology choice and the selection process read more

The Hybrid Work Environment

The Hybrid Work Environment

Other articles in this series have concentrated on some of the meeting solutions that are available and on the best way to run online meetings. This article will consider the differences between in-person and online meetings. read more

Briefed – Issue 3

Briefed – Issue 3

Briefed – Issue 3 Welcome to the latest edition of Briefed, a handy digest of all the recently published articles, news and blogs from ... read more

The Challenges Around Home Workers

The Challenges Around Home Workers

Since the arrival of Covid-19 and lockdown there has been a lot of discussion and articles about home working. Much of this has focused on home working from the viewpoint of the individual – should I use Teams or Zoom, isn’t it nice not having to commute and travel, how do I avoid embarrassing distractions such as the dog barking, etc. This article will focus on home working from the viewpoint of the manager and the organisation. read more

Watch again – PMS specials

Watch again – PMS specials

Any firm thinking about making a change to their PMS supplier or just interested in keeping tabs on the market might want to watch our two recent Baskerville Drummond @ Home video chats. read more

Hosting Online Meetings

Hosting Online Meetings

When the UK first went into lockdown during March 2020, a huge emphasis was placed on the importance of online meetings. The business community as a whole had to quickly become comfortable with appearing in front of a camera. read more

On-line meeting software

On-line meeting software

The sudden requirement to use online meeting software was originally met with panic buying. Firms rushed just to get up and running, but now, six months into the pandemic, firms are reconsidering those initial decisions. So, is that software service good for the future? read more

Howes Percival

Howes Percival

Following a sustained period of growth and a doubling of the partnership, Howes Percival committed to a significant program of IT expansion and transformation. read more

NetDocuments Implementation Overview

NetDocuments Implementation Overview

NetDocuments Implementation Overview We have developed a service to implement NetDocuments in a way that supports your business and ... read more

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 5

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 5

In a two-part episode, David Baskerville, Kevin Goosman and Nigel Stott are back to continue their examination of all things PMS. This ... read more

Virtual Part-time FD – the best of everything

Virtual Part-time FD – the best of everything

In many firms a Finance Director is what you need and they are the people who help you through that stuff - but they can be expensive if you have a full-time one and what do you do with a FD when they aren’t doing high-grade FD stuff? read more

Playing with a straight bat

Playing with a straight bat

I had a call from a contact at a managed service provider (MSP) the other week. They had just lost a long-standing client to a ... read more

Microsoft 365 Automation

Microsoft 365 Automation

In this final instalment on Microsoft 365, we’ll be taking a look in detail at the automation tools available. read more

Mosaic Legal Virtual Coffee Break

Mosaic Legal Virtual Coffee Break

David Baskerville was recently the guest of Mosaic Legal for one of its Virtual Coffee Breaks. Here’s part 1 of the chat on all things IT for legal read more

Why your practice needs a CRM System now more than ever

Why your practice needs a CRM System now more than ever

Firms are still hesitating to embrace digital and have used many excuses to avoid implementing a new CRM. Here are our 4 top reasons why you need to implement CRM now: read more

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 4

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 4

In episode 4, we have a new face for you – Mr Finance, Richard Wyatt. Richard runs us through the range of business and finance-oriented consulting offerings now available through Baskerville Drummond – including the ‘hot pick’ Virtual Finance Director service. read more

Baskerville Drummond at Home  – Episode 3

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 3

In episode 3, we have brought David Baskerville, Kevin Goosman and Nigel Stott together for a PMS special. We talk to them about the recent consolidation in the legal PMS space, how the vendor landscape is changing and what it all means for law firms. read more

Microsoft 365 Security

Microsoft 365 Security

In the next instalment of our Microsoft 365 articles, we talk about the security features available as part of your subscription I ... read more

Stick or twist?

Stick or twist?

Are our current systems future-proof? Well as nobody can fully predict the future there is no definition of a future-proof system, despite what some vendors might claim. read more

Baskerville Drummond at Home  – Episode 2

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 2

David Baskerville is back answering questions from Sarah Levick, this time on all things Baskerville Drummond – why they came together, who they work for, how they help, with a quick dive into the increasingly popular Virtual IT Director service. read more

Briefed – Issue 2

Briefed – Issue 2

Welcome to the latest edition of Briefed, a handy digest of all the recently published articles, news and blogs from Baskerville Drummond. read more

Collaborating Effectively in Microsoft 365

Collaborating Effectively in Microsoft 365

In the second part of the series on Microsoft 365, we take a closer look at the collaboration tools available on the platform. In the current situation, with workforces spread geographically whilst working from their homes, the ability to effectively collaborate remotely has never been so important. read more

The curious case of the disappearing phone system

The curious case of the disappearing phone system

Over the last five to ten years, it has become normal to follow a cloud-first IT Strategy. This is particularly the case when considering telephone systems. The promise of a more robust platform on a ‘pay per user per month’ basis makes compelling business sense for such commodity services. read more

Baskerville Drummond at Home  – Episode 1

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 1

In a new video series, we’ll be talking to Baskerville Drummond consultants on a whole range of topics over the weeks and months to ... read more

Cost-cutting – you might be getting it wrong

Cost-cutting – you might be getting it wrong

When business slows down or stops and the cash correspondingly also slows down, it is natural – and right – to reduce expenditure. The manager’s job is to manage, not be overtaken by events by failing to respond. read more

Making a success of succession planning

Making a success of succession planning

Law firms have a problem. There are too many owners that want to retire and too few people that are interested in taking over their business or share of their business and paying them out, so that they can do so. read more

Why a virtual or part-time finance director makes sense

Why a virtual or part-time finance director makes sense

Over the last 20 years or so, a steady revolution has been taking place in the employment market, which has led to fewer firms employing full-time specialists to lead their business support roles. read more

An acceleration of the inevitable?

An acceleration of the inevitable?

I sit here and gaze out into my back garden through the study window, watching the bright blue-sky fade on what has been a glorious ... read more

Microsoft 365 In Depth – What is Microsoft 365?

Microsoft 365 In Depth – What is Microsoft 365?

In the first blog of a four-part series, we will take a detailed look at Microsoft 365 and what it has to offer for law firms. In ... read more

Gotelee Solicitors

Gotelee Solicitors

Strategy development; project management; supplier selection for new hosted environment and practice management system; lockdown go-live read more

GDPR – Are You Late to the Third-Party?

GDPR – Are You Late to the Third-Party?

As we see an ever-increasing stream of high-profile data breaches and regulatory fines Sean O’Brien, Director DVV Solutions, takes a look at one of the most common weak links in law firms’ data security and GDPR compliance programs – the risks posed by third parties and suppliers. read more

CRM in law firms – nothing more than a tick-box exercise

CRM in law firms – nothing more than a tick-box exercise

Mention CRM and you’ll get an eye-roll from me. Why? Because most firms have had a play at this holy grail and only succeeded in ... read more

The Benefits of an Independent IT Review

The Benefits of an Independent IT Review

Kevin Goosman, Associate at Baskerville Drummond Consulting Ltd, offers a perspective on the benefits of undertaking an independent IT ... read more

Legal IT Outlook

Legal IT Outlook

The following article is based on an interview I did for Extech Cloud back in August 2019.  In this COVID-19 world it strikes me even ... read more

The lean, mean – but not so green – IT machine

The lean, mean – but not so green – IT machine

In 2017 Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet brought the challenge of our use of plastics to mainstream conscientiousness. Whilst most ... read more

Baskerville Drummond strengthens Microsoft Cloud offering with key hire

Baskerville Drummond strengthens Microsoft Cloud offering with key hire

Baskerville Drummond Consulting has announced details of another key hire to strengthen its IT service offering. Former Clarion ... read more

Finance: It’s the Same Now as Always

Finance: It’s the Same Now as Always

Take a step back.  Take a deep breath.  Look at your Balance Sheet and – most importantly – think.  There is never a bad time to review read more

Is this the New Normal?

Is this the New Normal?

They have been popular topics for years – working from home, remote working, taking phone calls anywhere, video conferencing, online ... read more

The new drug dealers

The new drug dealers

Over the last few weeks, we have seen unprecedented offers from IT companies/service providers to assist firms in transitioning from ... read more

Am I Missing Something?  What Support Is the Government Giving to Law Firms?

Am I Missing Something? What Support Is the Government Giving to Law Firms?

There are several strands in the Government’s support to business.  They are looking to reduce business overheads and staff costs and ... read more

Life is a rollercoaster

Life is a rollercoaster

We were meant to go to Rome the other week with some close friends to watch Italy play England in the Six Nations. It was a trip ... read more

It’s a snow day…

It’s a snow day…

We certainly don’t want to be flippant about the current crisis and the efforts that IT professionals have put in to enable firms to ... read more

Briefed – Issue 1

Briefed – Issue 1

Welcome to the first edition of BRIEFED, a handy digest of all the recently published articles, news and blogs from Baskerville Drummond. read more

Six things to have on your radar in 2020

Six things to have on your radar in 2020

Sure, we all want to be ahead of the pack and it is easy to chase the latest fads and glitzy products. But you really need to have the basics in place first. read more

Calico Legal Solutions Group

Calico Legal Solutions Group

Last year we joined the Calico Legal Solutions Group and we just wanted to update you on the progress of the group and to ensure you ... read more

Radcliffe Chambers

Radcliffe Chambers

With the chambers having doubled in size in five years and keen to keep operations tight and professional, we were invited in initially to review and advise on security and encryption measures. read more

Stranger on a train

Stranger on a train

You’ve read the articles, you’ve sat in the seminars, so you know how it goes. We’re talking cyber security and you know what’s coming... read more

Vendor Management Insights Guide

Vendor Management Insights Guide

Vendor management sounds as though it could be a bit of a dry subject but judging by recent outings, it is proving a bit of a hot topic. Download our latest insights guide. read more

The Strategy Challenge – Part 1

The Strategy Challenge – Part 1

Download the first of a two-part article where we explore the challenges around making technology central to the strategic management of law firms. read more

The Strategy Challenge – Part 2

The Strategy Challenge – Part 2

It is all very well to accept the imperative of change in the abstract – but to what extent is it embraced in practice? Find out by ... read more

The Strategy Challenge – Part 1

The Strategy Challenge – Part 1

In the first of a two-part article David Baskerville explores the challenges around making technology central to the strategic management of law firms. read more

Feeling Like a User

Feeling Like a User

IT professionals often lament that users of solutions do not take training seriously nor invest adequate time into learning how to get ... read more

The Strategy Challenge – Part 2

The Strategy Challenge – Part 2

It is all very well to accept the imperative of change in the abstract – but to what extent is it embraced in practice? Doing instead of talking? read more

Vendor Management

Vendor Management

Most firms recognise the cost of services purchased for the business but not the impact if those services were not available or the enhancement value they add to the service lawyers provide to their clients. read more

A Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year

A Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year

Well, 2019 has certainly been a year that’s just kept giving – a great mix of client projects, the addition of new services, the formation of the Baskerville Drummond Group, and our appointment by LawNet as its preferred IT Consultants. read more

Cyber Awareness

Cyber Awareness

It has to be accepted that human behaviour is the biggest risk to a firm’s security but it should also be recognised that staff members are now under a constant attack from organised cyber criminals and therefore need education and protection from social engineering hacking. read more

Attwaters Jameson Hill PMS Selection

Attwaters Jameson Hill PMS Selection

Assisting Attwaters management to understand their requirements and to make an informed selection read more

Business Information Reporting Capability Review for Lanyon Bowdler

Business Information Reporting Capability Review for Lanyon Bowdler

Lanyon Bowdler requested a review of their Business Information (BI) reporting capability and any need for a new solution. read more

Key hire at Baskerville Drummond Consulting to strengthen service offerings

Key hire at Baskerville Drummond Consulting to strengthen service offerings

Baskerville Drummond Consulting Ltd has made a key hire to its team with the appointment of Richard Wyatt, a 35-years’ experienced law firm finance director and long-time Law Society lecturer. read more

Three legal specialists join forces to form Baskerville Drummond Group to support ‘people in law firms’

Three legal specialists join forces to form Baskerville Drummond Group to support ‘people in law firms’

Today sees the launch of an innovative legal sector-specific group of like-minded professionals, dedicated and passionate about delivering holistic and value-adding consultancy services to law firms, called the Baskerville Drummond Group. read more

IT Strategic Review for Attwaters Jameson Hill

IT Strategic Review for Attwaters Jameson Hill

Attwaters requested a full strategic review of their IT as a precursor to future IT projects read more

Baskerville Drummond working in partnership with LawNet

Baskerville Drummond working in partnership with LawNet

Book your free meeting today and find out how our straight-forward approach to consultancy can assist in meeting your firms requirements. read more

Second Edition of Calico’s Compass Magazine

Second Edition of Calico’s Compass Magazine

The Calico group publish several articles a week and the website is already a rich source of knowledge-led content from Calico ... read more

The Alternative Legal IT Conference

The Alternative Legal IT Conference

I'm delighted to have been asked to host a "Ask the Experts" session at this years Alternative Legal IT Conference which is taking ... read more

Paris Smith PMS Selection

Paris Smith PMS Selection

A Practice Management System lasts for 10-15 years. It’s the one system that can change a law firm. PMS selection has no room for error. The selection process is as important as the system selected. read more

The Virtual IT Director versus a Permanent Employee

The Virtual IT Director versus a Permanent Employee

A ‘virtual’ IT Director is someone who is there for you as and when required without the need to hire someone into this position as a full-time employee with all of the associated costs. They can work for you as needed whether a few days a month, more regularly or simply on an ad-hoc basis. They could work fully on-site or sometimes remotely, whichever suits your organisation. read more

Thursday, 13th June 2019 (9:30am – 16:30) at the Shard, London

Thursday, 13th June 2019 (9:30am – 16:30) at the Shard, London

Following on from the well-received first Business and IT Leaders Forum in October 2018, we are delighted to be able to announce our ... read more

Calico Legal Solutions Group

Calico Legal Solutions Group

Baskerville Drummond is proud to be one of the Founding Suppliers of Calico Legal Solutions Group. Calico is a unique collaboration of read more

Keeping the lights on but enhancing the offering – Getting the balance right

Keeping the lights on but enhancing the offering – Getting the balance right

Our colleague Kevin Goosman’s article on Law Firm IT spend was most timely, with a new budgeting cycle approaching. Getting the most ... read more

How to Find Good Legal Sector Suppliers

How to Find Good Legal Sector Suppliers

It’s a typical situation whether at home or at work.  You find you need a particular skill or service, but you don’t know where to read more

Law Firm IT Spend – Getting it Right

Law Firm IT Spend – Getting it Right

Having a strong IT capability is critical to all organisations, now more than ever. But like any budget category, you don’t want to ... read more

QualitySolicitors Parkinson Wright PMS Selection

QualitySolicitors Parkinson Wright PMS Selection

Assisting the firm’s management to understand their requirements and the PMS market and to make an informed selection. read more

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year
One Size Fits all vs Niche Offerings

One Size Fits all vs Niche Offerings

Introduction Most full-service law firms face the major challenge of having to reconcile the differing IT system requirements of their read more

Presenting a Business Case for Increased IT Spend

Presenting a Business Case for Increased IT Spend

My previous article “Law Firm IT Spend – Getting it Right”, gave an overview of achieving the right level of IT spend by considering ... read more

Not just another legal tech event..

Not just another legal tech event..

On 23rd October at the Shard in London we hosted our first – our very first – networking forum. But why do we want to add yet another ... read more

Beware of what’s in the Barrel

Beware of what’s in the Barrel

I was recently invited to speak at The Law Society’s Law Management Section conference. My topic was “Getting value from IT ... read more

Law Firm IT Spend – Getting it Right

Law Firm IT Spend – Getting it Right

Having a strong IT capability is critical to all organisations, now more than ever. But like any budget category, you don’t want to ... read more

BUSTING THE BUZZWORDS – Part 3 – Software as a Service

BUSTING THE BUZZWORDS – Part 3 – Software as a Service

O! it is pleasant with a heart at ease, Just after sunset, or by moonlight skies, To make the shifting clouds be what you please ... read more

The Value of Unstructured Data

The Value of Unstructured Data

What is Unstructured Data? Unstructured is defined as “not formally organised in a set or conventional pattern”. At home, most of ... read more

Phone System Obsolescence

Phone System Obsolescence

If you are still using an in-house telephone system based on older technologies, then you need to be aware that BT will be making it ... read more

BUSTING THE BUZZWORDS – Ascending into the Cloud

BUSTING THE BUZZWORDS – Ascending into the Cloud

As we trot, canter and then hopefully gallop through all the “Cloud” buzzwords, we will try to provide some context for their logical ... read more

BUSTING THE BUZZWORDS – a somewhat irreverent take on tech geek-speak

BUSTING THE BUZZWORDS – a somewhat irreverent take on tech geek-speak

Every couple of years and applying Moore’s Law, with increasing frequency one of the giants of the tech industry (or their marketing ... read more

The Daunting Task of Changing Your Practice Management System

The Daunting Task of Changing Your Practice Management System

Law firms rarely change their PMS, doing so on average about every 15 to 20 years, and rightly so as the cost and effort involved is ... read more

Mergers and IT – Happily Ever After?

Mergers and IT – Happily Ever After?

Mergers are increasingly common amongst law firms internationally and the UK is no exception. One source indicates that there were ... read more

Silly Business Processes

Silly Business Processes

I recently had an email from Microsoft Bing Places requesting that I ensure our company registration record was up-to-date. The ... read more

LPM Legal IT Landscapes

LPM Legal IT Landscapes

We attended – and facilitated – at a most informative Legal Practice Management (LPM) event yesterday, where Rupert Collins-White ... read more

PMS Selection for Hunt & Coombs

PMS Selection for Hunt & Coombs

Hunt & Coombs were using Envision, a product which had been made “end of life” by Thomson Reuters. Baskerville Drummond were engaged to support a critical PMS selection process by providing strategic advice on PMS solutions and vendors, identifying functional needs and undertaking a rigorous selection process. read more

DMS Selection & Implementation for Winckworth Sherwood

DMS Selection & Implementation for Winckworth Sherwood

Winckworth Sherwood identified that existing SharePoint Document Management System (DMS) was no longer meeting the needs and expectations of a growing business. Baskerville Drummond were engaged to support a critical DMS selection process, provide strategic advice on Cloud SaaS delivery, and provide implementation services read more

Virtual IT Director – Debenhams Ottaway Case Study

Virtual IT Director – Debenhams Ottaway Case Study

We have acted as Debenhams Ottaway's Virtual IT Director since 2015. This case study details our work in aligning IT with the business and improving reliability and performance whilst bringing expenditure in line with industry benchmarks read more

Due Diligence When Selecting an IT Solution or Service Provider

Due Diligence When Selecting an IT Solution or Service Provider

In the context of this article Due Diligence is the careful examination of a company / solution and the evaluation of all associated ... read more

IT Service Review for Stephens Scown

IT Service Review for Stephens Scown

Following a recent change of IT suppliers Stephens Scown had suffered from several system outages. We were engaged to undertake a detailed review of Stephens Scown’s IT Service Hosting provision. read more

The Shifting Sands of IT Solution Provision and the impact on Strategic Decisions

The Shifting Sands of IT Solution Provision and the impact on Strategic Decisions

I was not surprised to see Microsoft’s admission that developing new features for the Mobile version of Windows 10 was “no longer a ... read more

IT Review & Strategy Development for Taylor & Emmett

IT Review & Strategy Development for Taylor & Emmett

IT Review & Strategy Development for Taylor & Emmet A full IT review leading to the development of an IT strategy Executive ... read more

Merger Support for Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Merger Support for Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Merger Support for Veale Wasbrough Vizards Enabling the integration of another firm’s IT into VWV (more…) read more

PMS selection project mentoring and support for Anthony Collins

PMS selection project mentoring and support for Anthony Collins

We were engaged by leading Birmingham firm Anthony Collins to provide mentoring and support to their PMS replacement project group. ... read more

PMS Selection for Ellisons Solicitors

PMS Selection for Ellisons Solicitors

We were engaged by leading East Anglian firm Ellison's Solicitors to advise on their PMS replacement project. (more…) read more

Document Management System Selection for Winckworth Sherwood

Document Management System Selection for Winckworth Sherwood

We were engaged by Winckworth Sherwood to assist with the firm’s selection of a new Document Management Solution. (more…) read more

PMS Selection & IT Consultancy for Standley & Co

PMS Selection & IT Consultancy for Standley & Co

PMS Selection and IT Consultancy for Standley & Co A range of IT consultancy leading to a PMS selection project Executive ... read more

IT Health Check & Office Move Support for Wilkin Chapman

IT Health Check & Office Move Support for Wilkin Chapman

Office Move Project for Wilkin Chapman LLP Advice and support for a major office move (more…) read more

Held to Ransom

Held to Ransom

Ransomware is a type of malware (malicious software) designed to block access to a computer or its data unless a ‘ransom’ is paid. It ... read more

Telephone System Selection for Taylor & Emmet

Telephone System Selection for Taylor & Emmet

Telephone System Selection for Taylor & Emmet Requirements analysis and supplier engagement to select a new telephone ... read more

Matthew, Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) Merger Project

Matthew, Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) Merger Project

It is always interesting to see how a project you are working on is reported in the press. In recent legal press it was reported that ... read more

Recruitment Support for a Top 50 Law Firm

Recruitment Support for a Top 50 Law Firm

We were engaged by a Top 50 Law Firm to assist with the interview process for their new Head of IT Operations position. (more…) read more

Efficiencies Model for Kutana

Efficiencies Model for Kutana

We were engaged by Kutana to develop and deploy a model to assess the business benefits that are achieved by deploying Kutana's Kappris read more

Virtual IT Director for Geoffrey Leaver

Virtual IT Director for Geoffrey Leaver

Virtual IT Director for Geoffrey Leaver Independent Director-level consultancy Executive Summary Client challenge: Geoffrey ... read more

Demystifying PMS Projects – Part 1 of 3

Demystifying PMS Projects – Part 1 of 3

I was recently asked to speak on “Demystifying PMS Implementation’s” at a seminar run by Robert Half. As I said to attendees I’m not a ... read more

Demystifying PMS Projects – Part 2 of 3

Demystifying PMS Projects – Part 2 of 3

This is the second in a series of three articles which are based on our recent Demystifying PMS Implementation’s seminar. In this ... read more

Demystifying PMS Projects – Part 3 of 3

Demystifying PMS Projects – Part 3 of 3

This is the last part of our series articles which are based on our recent Demystifying PMS Implementation’s seminar. In the first ... read more

Virtual IT Director for Debenhams Ottaway
End of Life for Elite Enterprise

End of Life for Elite Enterprise

This week saw the confirmation from Thompson Reuters (TR) that the next update (version 3.11 scheduled for release in Q2 2016) will be ... read more

3-Way Merger for Matthew Arnold & Baldwin

3-Way Merger for Matthew Arnold & Baldwin

We were engaged by Matthew Arnold & Baldwin to lead the IT aspects on their mergers with Dentons, VWV and Hill Dickinson (more…) read more

PMS Implementation, Virtual IT Director & Merger

PMS Implementation, Virtual IT Director & Merger

Initially engaged by a leading London / Birmingham based law firm to provide Consultancy and Project Management services in relation to read more

Virtual IT Director for RightChoice Conveyancing

Virtual IT Director for RightChoice Conveyancing

We have been retained as RightChoice-Conveyancing's Virtual IT Director since July 2015. (more…) read more

IT Review for Piper Smith Watton

IT Review for Piper Smith Watton

We were engaged by Piper Smith Watton to undertake an IT review, to address some operational issues and define the IT strategy: ... read more

Is the Surface Pro an iPad killer?

Is the Surface Pro an iPad killer?

In 2010 the world of computing changed forever with the launch of a new consumer-orientated product which lawyers were pestering their ... read more

Service Costing for a Top 40 UK Law Firm

Service Costing for a Top 40 UK Law Firm

David was engaged to create a model to cost IT services for a top 40 UK law firm (more…) read more

PMS Implementation for a leading PI firm

PMS Implementation for a leading PI firm

David was engaged by a leading London based Personal Injury and Human Rights law firm to provide Consultancy and Project Management ... read more

Interim Head of IT for a leading East Anglian Firm

Interim Head of IT for a leading East Anglian Firm

David was engaged by a leading East Anglian Law firm to provide interim Head of IT services initially to resolve mission-critical ... read more

IT Review for the British Pipeline Agency

IT Review for the British Pipeline Agency

Baskerville Drummond were engaged by British Pipeline Agency (BPA) to undertake a independent review of their IT function. (more…) read more

Interim Head of IT for Kirwans & SGI Legal

Interim Head of IT for Kirwans & SGI Legal

Initially engaged by Kirwans Solicitors a leading Liverpool Law firm to provide interim Head of IT services. (more…) read more

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