New LSSA member

The Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA), the UK industry body for legal systems developers and vendors, has today announced that FWBS Ltd, a leading legal software development house and Microsoft Gold Partner, is the latest company to join the LSSA. FWBS offers tightly integrated solutions for end-to-end law office management, market leading services for the ever-evolving online conveyancing environment, and the distinction of being one of the chosen launch partners for both Windows Vista® and Microsoft Office System® product launches.

FWBS specialises in delivering complete information to legal professionals, quickly and consistently, via a single interface that works within the familiar Microsoft Office environment. Its world class matter and document management solutions have pioneered and continue to pioneer the matter-centric approach to streamlining and controlling a legal or contract-based environment.

“FWBS is recognised as a true innovator in the industry, with a wide range of tightly integrated solutions for end-to-end law office management, market leading services, and customer focused support,” says Dominic Cullis, Chairman of the LSSA. “When it comes to revolutionising legal ways of working, driving up productivity, and enabling new online client services, you can always be sure to find FWBS at the leading edge. We are delighted to welcome them to the LSSA.”

Representing most of the leading UK suppliers, the LSSA sets and maintains professional standards within the legal software industry, and also manages areas of mutual interest between lawyers and software providers. The LSSA also has numerous links with legislative bodies – including the Land Registry, the Law Society, and the Legal Services Commission– and is committed to developing clear channels of communication so that law firms can gain the maximum benefit from their selected software solutions.

“We have great respect and admiration for the work that the LSSA and its partners undertake within the legal software market,” says Mark Craddock, Sales and Marketing Director, FWBS. “By announcing this new relationship, we hope to further demonstrate our commitment to achieving the highest professional standards within the industry, and very much look forward to playing a key role in the future development of this fast-changing sector of the market.”

As a Microsoft Gold partner, FWBS has earned a reputation for providing leading-edge technologies to meet the demands faced by law offices of all sizes, including those within enterprise businesses. Its well-known Matter Centre solution forms the basis of an expanding suite of applications, based on the latest technology platforms which enable legal professionals to have tangible improvements in productivity and therefore profitability. As such, it is able to provide FWBS’ clients with versatile, matter-centric Document & Email management, Case/work flow, Contact management and team work control and reporting for the whole firm, from within Microsoft Office.