SCL Award 1999

November 1, 1998

There were a record number of 54nominations for 38 different applications which has made the choice of the fourfinalists a very difficult task. The four finalists are:

  • Axxia Advantage from Axxia Systems is a Web-based reporting tool that represents a new generation of customer orientated applications. It has a number of clear benefits in that a lawyer can schedule reports to run whenever is most convenient via an intermediary server which controls and queues the report requests. These reports can be distributed via conventional e-mail or through a web browser both internally and externally.
  • Bevan Ashford’s INTERACT is designed to enable them to improve their response times and productivity and to ensure compliance with a stringent timescale set by the new civil justice regime. It saves much wasted time for both the firm’s insurance clients and its own staff by dealing with progress reports and enquiries and recording routine instructions. It also has a variety of aids to assist staff quantify and manage claims. One line summaries are available and the product has the capacity for a multi-track format to reflect the new civil justice reforms.
  • The Land Registry Direct Access Service by HM Land Registry offers users instant online access to more than 15.5 million registers of title in England and Wales. It is a simple quick and inexpensive way of obtaining registry information for conveyancing and property purposes. The system can also be used to deliver applications for a range of other services normally requested by post.
  • SolCase Online from Solicitec is a client-facing flexible and powerful Case Management System. It integrates Case Management with the latest Internet technology providing the client with instant access to case details. The client can add new cases and provide further instructions on existing cases via the system.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony at the Law Society on 25 January1999 when the winner’s trophy will be presented by Geoffrey Hoon, MP, Ministerof State at the Lord Chancellor’s Department