Many Indian law firms are grappling with the introduction of practice management systems. Vandana Chatlani talks to some about their successes and failures
All but the newest Indian law firms have come a long way since their early days. Fancy logos designed by international brand agencies grace letterheads and websites; swanky new offices have replaced humble home offices; overseas expansion has enlarged footprints; and legal acumen has been sharpened by involvement on high value, complex cases and deals. These firms have ambitious plans to compete with law firms anywhere in the world.
A large part of this development drive and its success depends on the use of technology to manage professionals within the firm, enhance growth and profitability, improve client servicing, protect data, and create overall efficiencies for a smooth operation.