Selection by Dublin-Based Firm Marks Continued Growth of 3E in Ireland

September 14, 2016

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced that leading Dublin-based law firm LK Shields has become the latest firm to select 3E® to enhance the its practice and financial management capabilities.

LK Shields is a leading Irish corporate and commercial law firm with over 80 lawyers in its Dublin office. The decision to partner with Elite was taken after a thorough market review to find the best replacement for its legacy systems. The firm will be utilizing the Express Services Package (ESP) from Elite, which enables rapid deployment in just 9 to 12 months with a highly standardized 3E configuration. The availability of the ESP proved a key factor in the firm’s selection of 3E.

“The decision by the Partners of the firm to upgrade our existing practice management system presented LK Shields Solicitors with the opportunity to take a fresh look at the way in which we manage our practice and to re-engineer our business processes,” said Edmund Butler, Managing Partner, LK Shields. “We have selected 3E because we believe that the ESP version of the product will enable us to successfully effect organizational change around a template provided by the market-leading legal software.”

The selection of 3E – an integral part of the Elite Enterprise Business Management Solution – by LK Shields continues the growth of Elite’s flagship offering in Ireland, with a total of three Irish firms scheduled to go-live on the system over the coming months.

“By choosing 3E, LK Shields has taken an important step forward to ensure its practice and financial management infrastructure is fit for purpose to achieve its broader strategic goals,” said Elisabet Hardy, vice president of Product Management for Elite. “An increasing number of firms in the Irish legal market are choosing 3E as their platform for future growth and scalability, a trend we anticipate will continue for the foreseeable future.”

LK Shields is a leading Irish corporate and commercial law firm. Its clients are enterprising Irish and international businesses, financial institutions and public bodies. The firm applies its legal knowledge and expertise to provide the highest quality legal advice and representation. This approach enables clients to achieve their business aims and objectives.

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 staff to easily track and manage activity on a multi-office, global scale. Visit 3E for more information.

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.