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 established and trusted suppliers to over 4,000 legal firms combined from niche practices to the high street, regional and national...
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 turn.  Perhaps you have never had this need before or worse yet, you may have been let down by the supplier you used last time,...
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 overspend, and you need to invest effectively. For law firms, IT spend is likely to be the third largest expenditure category behind...
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 various practice areas with the limited resources – both IT and financial – available to the firm. On the other hand, niche firms...
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 us save documents to either our Documents folder on the PC or to cloud storage products like Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. We can...
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 obsolete over the next few years. However, the need to upgrade is an opportunity to rethink your entire communications strategy and to...
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 sixteen mergers affecting the UK top 100 firms in 2017 with a further four in the first quarter of 2018. There will of course have been...