About Quill

Legal practice management software and outsourced services for the smart law firm.

Quill is now a Dye & Durham solution

Quill Pinpoint Ltd (“Quill”) has been acquired by Dye & Durham Corporation (“Dye & Durham”), a leading provider of cloud-based, efficient workflow software for legal and business professionals.  

Dye & Durham’s vision is to be the global leader in legal technology for small and medium-sized law firms, and we couldn’t be more excited to be a part of this journey. This means our customers will benefit from having access to Dye & Durham’s full suite of legal technology solutions such as conveyancing-specific workflows, data insights and due diligence reports for corporate and property transactions, and much more. 

Our day-to-day operations remain unchanged, and our team is still fully focused on meeting our clients’ needs and delivering exceptional products and services.

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Our founders laid the roots for the way we operate as a company today: championing efficiency, compliance, customer service and innovation. Our focus remains bringing transformative legal accounts, case and practice management solutions together with outsourced services to empower businesses to achieve more each and every day.


Quill Pinpoint Ltd is acquired by Dye & Durham Corporation. Dye & Durham is a leading provider of software and technology solutions for legal firms across the United Kingdom and around the world. This exciting chapter of growth enables Quill to further support the evolving needs of law professionals across the UK. Quill remains a two-star Best Companies business and rises further still in the rankings to #16 ‘Best Mid-Sized Company To Work For in the UK’, #25 ‘Best Company to Work For in the North West’ and #11 ‘Best Technology Company to Work For in the UK’.


Tom Wormald is appointed as Managing Director.

Quill is proud to be the first approved Law Society Affiliate Partner to offer outsourced legal cashiering, as well as being able to provide legal accounts, case, document and practice management software.

Our legal accounts system wins ‘ILFM Law Firm Software Users Silver Award 2022‘. Quill retains its prestigious two-star Best Companies status and moved up in rankings: ‘The UK’s 100 Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For’ (17th place), ‘The North West’s 100 Best Companies to Work For’ (23rd place) and ‘Technology’s 50 Best Companies to Work For’ (11th place).


Quill’s inaugural time being named in the Best Companies lists for ‘The UK’s 100 Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For’ (52nd place), ‘The North West’s 100 Best Companies to Work For’ (56th place) and ‘Technology’s 50 Best Companies to Work For’ (21st place).

The business also launches its newest outsourcing service – digital mailroom Quill Post.


Best Companies recognises Quill as a 2-star, ‘Outstanding Company to Work For’ based on our approach to supporting employees throughout lockdown and their mental health.


Quill acquires Professional Technology UK Ltd.


We launch our outsourced transcription and typing service, endorsed by the Manchester Law Society, LawNet and Lawshare.


Quill acquires Solicitors Case Management Systems Ltd and integrates its legal forms functionality within Quill’s software. Best Companies recognises us for our employee engagement initiatives and offering a caring workplace.


Our latest legal accounting and case management software wins the Institute of Legal Finance & Management Solicitors’ (ILFM) Software Users Award first in 2010 and again in 2012.


We extend our outsourced service offerings with our outsourced payroll bureau.


We launch the first version of our legal accounts and practice management software.


Knowing how difficult it is for law firms to find good legal cashiers and the lengthy turnaround time for processing accounts, we set up an outsourced cashiering bureau.


We change our name to Quill Computer Systems and started developing our flagship legal accounts and practice management software.


Appreciating how the legal profession is required to perform lots of repetitive paperwork tasks, we begin working closely with law firms to help them overcome this with Microsoft’s innovative word processing technology.


First established as Gerrard Calculator Systems, we begin supplying programmable calculators from our headquarters in Manchester.

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Our DNA values

We ask how tomorrow can be better than today

We welcome and adapt to change
that can drive innovation and growth
for our customers. We are a team of
critical thinkers who question what’s
in front of us.

We are passionate about solving our customers’ challenges

We know that having a deep
understanding of our customers —
inside and outside of the business
— comes before we can design any
product or feature.

Our ideas break boundaries

We work together to turn our
local successes into global
successes by sharing our
innovations with every Dye &
Durham market.

We value different perspectives and encourage dialogue

We regularly ask questions of each
other, consider different answers,
and work together to achieve
common goals.

We take ownership and celebrate together

We are accountable for our
contributions to the company’s overall
success, and we acknowledge those of
our teammates across the business.

“A 45-year history, 11,000 users, raft of online reviews, rich-yet-simple functionality, complete practice management system created especially for law firms can’t be wrong. We stand by our decision to go with Quill. We’re sure you would too.”

Mahesh Patel, Director Stenfield Solicitors
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Read a handy summary of our ‘How to buy legal software: the must dos and don’ts’ webinar, showcasing Mahesh Patel’s main criteria to bear in mind and vital questions to ask prospective software suppliers when making one of the most profound decisions of your professional career.

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Four Reasons Why Outsourcing Your Payroll Makes Sense for Law Firms

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14th August

Celebrating Excellence: Quill Proudly Sponsoring the Modern Law Awards 2024

Quill is thrilled and honoured to be sponsoring the Modern Law Award in the ‘Boutique Law Firm of the Year (11+ Employees)’ category again in 2024, slated for March 7th.

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