Your legal know-how and matter management, all in one place
Firm Central connects the legal practice and business operations for both sole practitioners and small law firms. Search, store and share documents, track and manage matters, and collaborate with clients. All while staying connected to leading platforms such as Thomson Reuters Practical Law and Reuters News.
We will soon launch time and billing capabilities, allowing you to record your time and expenses, promptly issue invoices manage your client’s Trust Accounts and report on various aspects of billing activity, all from within Firm Central.
Matter and document organisation
Store all files related to a matter in electronic folders, share them easily across your law firm, and find current and past matter information quickly. Keep on top of your workload using Firm Central’s calendar to record important events related to your matters.
Time and billing management (coming soon)
Keep track of your firm's financials and make sure time stays on your side. Track your time to matters, manage expenses, create and issue invoices, track payments and handle Trust Accounts for a more accurate and organised view of your legal billing.
Collaborate and share information such as messages, documents, forms and other case details with clients in a secure online environment.
Everything you store on Firm Central – matter files, documents, notes or current citations – is scanned and indexed so you can find anything in seconds.
UK data centre
Information is stored in a secure Thomson Reuters data centre that uses state-of-the-art technology to keep your firm's information secure, confidential, and accessible.
Unique integration and connectivity
Save time by accessing the tools you use every day from your Firm Central dashboard, including research from Practical Law, current affairs from Reuters News and systems such as Outlook and Windows Explorer.
Chris Jeffery at Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions UK & Ireland pins down the key challenges and opportunities for SME firms in 2017.
Beyond the day-to-day business of delivering client service, law firms know the market is changing and will get tougher. This is particularly true for small and medium law firms, according to ‘The Lawyer-Entrepreneur’ 2017 report.
Thomson Reuters interviewed more than 400 respondents at small and medium law firms and found a segment facing challenges and opportunities, with technology having a profound impact on who wins – and who loses.
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An interview with Chris Boulter from Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions UK is on tackling internal resistance to make the paperlight office a reality.