Category: Legal News

2022 legal forms news: how to submit digital Land Registry AP1 forms online

From November 2022, AP1 forms must be submitted to the Land Registry online, here's how to do it within Quill Forms. Here's how you can submit, manage, and monitor your digital AP1 forms online using Quill's form technology.

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Turning the tide: how to take a data-driven approach to employee wellbeing in the legal industry

Hear what Julian Bryan, MD of Quill had to say around taking a data-centric approach to understanding employee wellbeing for those in the legal industry, using tools like Best Companies and Quilldex.

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Professional indemnity insurance renewal: Advice and tips for law firms

Buying and renewing professional indemnity insurance can be a loathsome process. Lengthy, costly and even more stressful in the light of Covid’s impact. If you're currently reviewing your PII insurance, read on for Quill’s advice on how to make the renewal process as smart, easy and cost-effective as possible.

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Q&A on legal aid with Steve Keeling and David Gilmore at DG Legal

Legal aid is always changing. Keeping up with these changes is no small challenge. That’s why we quizzed legal aid gurus DG Legal's Steve Keeling and David Gilmore, so that law firms can understand what’s changed these past months in order to fully comply with their Legal Aid Agency obligations.

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Brexit VAT changes | A guide for law firms & small businesses

We liaised with accounting and legal VAT experts to help clarify some FAQs around what Brexit means for UK VAT-registered businesses selling services to overseas customers.

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The Covid-19 impact on family law

Widespread court closures, a post-lockdown backlog, financial uncertainty and the emotional pressures of isolation, exacerbated by illness or poor mental health, are seen as the likely causes of an upsurge in family law.

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Practice areas by work type impacted by Covid-19

Showing clear signs of recovery in the sector, legal activity in September bounced back to an average of 19% more than pre-Covid levels, according to the legal matters benchmarking tool, Quilldex.

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New instructions surge past pre-lockdown levels

The all-cases index shows that new instructions dipped to around 50% of January averages during April and May—but then rebounded to well above that benchmark across most areas of law in July, which is a promising sign.

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Final preparations for the refined SRA Accounts Rules

Mistakes and breaches will be easier to make if you’re too relaxed about your cashiering processes and timings. Here's how to comply with the revised SRA Accounts Rules.

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Solving the back office puzzle

Quill provides a single platform that combines the applications and outsourced support required to operate a high-performing legal business.

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Top 10 changes coming to SRA Accounts Rules in 2019

Here are the top 10 points of difference from the old to new SRA Accounts Rules.

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