Wales Legal Awards - Innovation Sponsors

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” This quote by Helen Keller sums up how we should be looking at the legal sector; especially around innovation. Working as a collective towards the same goal around creating a more innovative sector is essential. And one way to do this is by […]

KYB Checks for Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP)

  Understanding Know your Business (KYB) checks and who you are working with is the first essential step in any business. But knowing how deep you need to know about your client is another task. For commercial law firms, knowing the company using your legal services is often a difficult task. This is why having […]

Should I Start My Own Law Firm? 

Why You Should Consider Starting Your Own Law Firm Starting a law firm is not an easy task. There are many aspects that need to be taken care of. However it does offer a lot of benefits for those who are willing to put in the hard work. This article will help answer the question: […]

How to Check if Someone is Using My Identity UK

What is Identity Theft and Why is it Important to Check Someone is Not Using Your Identity Identity theft is when someone uses your personal information without your permission to commit fraud. This can include accessing your bank account, running up debts in your name, and even getting a job using your personal information. The […]

End-to-end KYC Process

Organisations such as law firms working with new customers are constantly starting new relationships. And like any relationship, they will hopefully be mutually beneficial, long term and where both parties understand and trust each other. Therefore, during the initial stages of engagement you must get to Know Your Customer (KYC), and the end-to-end KYC process. Fortunately, there […]

What is Anti-Money Laundering (AML) in Law Firms?

What is Money Laundering? Have you ever wondered what is anti-money laundering in law firms? Money laundering is a process by which an individual, company, or organisation can disguise the original ownership of their proceeds from criminal activity. The term was coined in the early 1900s by a Scottish police officer named William Taylor when […]

Law Firms and Client Engagement

We hear it all the time, don’t we? Client engagement is critical to ensuring your firm provides the highest levels of customer service. But often, the question of ‘what is client engagement’ can be avoided, or at least not answered clearly. This article explores what client engagement really means for law firms and clients alike, […]

How to Verify Someone's Identity

With increased efforts by the UK government to drive digital ID verifications, we take a look at how ID verification works within the UK. Specifically, looking at how to verify someone's identity in the UK. Digital identity is becoming the driving force of customer due diligence across the professional services industry in the UK. This […]

Law Technology (Lawtech) and its Vital Role in Legal Practice

With the recent pandemic, the need for law technology for legal services has grown due to the preference of digital onboarding over in-person verification. All industries have had their fair share of challenges throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, but few quite as much as the legal industry. Law firms have been described as traditional in their […]

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