This year at the LEGALEX show on the 28th and 29th of March Twofold will be answering one simple question.
Why are Law Firms
Adopting Digital Mailrooms?
The simple answer is twofold, to save cost and comply with
regulations. Law firms that fail to keep up with the advances in technology
will fall by the wayside as more efficient firms "eat their lunch”.
To understand why you need to adopt this proven approach you
need to take a step back and understand what a true digital mailroom is. In the
modern world, your firm needs to communicate (receive and send information)
across multiple channels including the web, email, social media, mobile and
This isn’t news or an earth-shattering insight, yet nearly
half of all firms still don’t have a single solution to manage all their inbound
and outbound communications. They have
one team opening the post, emails are read by fee earners, the web site
receives information into eforms and social media is monitored by marketing. The
Case Management system is updated by fee earners, their juniors or clerical
teams and letters and emails are generated either in an automated way or
manually written. This all costs time and money and represents a compliance
risk if there are disparate systems or people involved. This work can now be
The simple answer is to adopt a single technology platform
called a digital mailroom.
The typical benefits are so compelling that nearly half of
all firms have adopted this form of technology.
It has been estimated that 80% of the time and effort taken
by clerical teams to process documents could be eliminated. But the knock-on
effect is that it would make fee earners up to 20% more efficient as well.
Experience tells us that making all the fee earners more efficient is 50 times
more beneficial than just the clerical team, but a legal digital mailroom will
Depending upon which type of Law you practice it will bring
with it a raft of regulations and rules to comply with. Typically, a Legal
Digital Mailroom is designed to enforce these rules 24 x 7 with no human
To find out just what a digital mailroom could do for your firm
visit us at Stand L620