Charles Russell Speechlys to Transition to Comprehensive Suite of Elite Solutions to Ensure Future Growth

Jan. 13, 2017

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced that Charles Russell Speechlys has selected multiple elements of the Elite Enterprise Business Management Solution, a comprehensive suite designed to help clients manage every aspect of their business. The firm chose 3E®, the leading next-generation end-to-end financial management solution and Workspace, a single interface for users to perform important daily tasks on any device anywhere.

Headquartered in London and with 750 attorneys, Charles Russell Speechlys operates from offices in the UK, Europe and the Middle East and is a long standing Elite client whose trust in the company’s market-leading reputation for improving lawyer efficiency was key to this raft of wins. The firm will be transitioning from its existing Enterprise® system, continuing this fruitful 21-year relationship.

The 3E solution is designed to meet the specific needs of the firm, and its easy to use software is perfectly suited for their lawyers, partners, and supporting staff. Continually developed and enhanced to meet the legal industry’s future needs, 3E will evolve with the firm, ensuring that it is future-proofed.

Charles Russell Speechlys’ choice of 3E and Workspace is attributable to the breadth of footprint that Elite has with the firm, understanding its unique needs and enabling it to bring its specific requirements together to help the firm grow into the future.

Charles Russell Speechlys provides a broad range of legal services for both businesses and individuals, making it one of the world’s pre-eminent firms advising dynamic growth and family businesses across diverse sectors including retail, sport, real estate and financial services. Its clients include the world’s leading creators and owners of private wealth, their families and advisers and financiers. The firm also has long-term relationships with major corporates and institutions, based around its specialist expertise and Partner led approach.

3E offers powerful core financial and practice management features and built-in application development capabilities—all seamlessly integrated into one high-performance system. Designed from the ground up on Microsoft®.NET®, 3E provides an integrated development environment that enables firms to become more agile in responding to client needs. A full suite of capabilities is delivered through a consistent web-based user experience that allows lawyers and staff to easily track and manage activity on a multi-office, global scale. Visit 3E for more information.

Workspace is an innovative integration platform that enables clients to access a range of Elite solutions and third party products from both desktops and mobile devices to improve workplace efficiency. As part of the Elite Enterprise Business Management Solution and driven by the Elite Integration Framework, Workspace unifies operational data across the firm and provides access to both front- and back-office applications. With instant access to data from financial management, matter management, and business development solutions, Workspace empowers lawyers and professionals to streamline workflows, improve profitability, and make data-driven decisions. By accessing Workspace via Elite Mobile, users can prepare for client conversations with up-to-the minute insights and enter time for billing while on the go. For more information, visit the Elite Workspace page.

Charles Russell Speechlys is a law firm headquartered in London with offices in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

The firm has an unusually broad range of skills and experience across the full spectrum of business and personal needs. This gives us a wider perspective, clear insight and a strongly commercial long-term view. We use this approach to secure the growth of our clients as they move confidently into the future.

It has made us a leader in the world of dynamic growth and family businesses, and among the world’s leading creators and owners of private wealth and their families. Major corporates and institutions find our more considered and personal approach a refreshing alternative to conventional business law firms.

Elite is the leading global provider of an end-to-end enterprise business management solution, which allows law firms and professional services organizations to run all operational aspects of their firms, including business development, risk management, client and matter management, and financial management. For more information, visit Elite.