Leading UK Law Firm Also Selects Workspace and xcelerate to Help Lawyers Work More Efficiently

May 9, 2017

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced that Brabners LLP has become the 50th EMEA law firm to select 3E® as its enterprise and financial management platform. The firm has also selected Workspace, a single interface for users to perform daily tasks on any device anywhere as its business management system. In addition, Brabners LLP selected xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting, the only Microsoft® Excel® and web-based budgeting and forecasting application built specifically for legal and professional services. All three products are part of the Elite Enterprise Business Management Solution, a comprehensive suite designed to help clients manage every aspect of their business.

Headquartered in the UK, Brabners LLP employs more than 200 lawyers across its offices in Liverpool, Manchester, and Preston.

Mark Brandwood, managing partner at Brabners, said: “As a firm we are committed to investing in technology that not only enhances the way we work, but the service we can deliver to clients. Both 3E and Workspace will give our people greater flexibility, enabling our teams to operate more efficiently and as a result provide a consistently high-quality service to clients.”

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.

xcelerate integrates into 3E to more effectively manage operating expenses, fee earner revenue, fee earner compensation, and capital expenditures. Operating a standard process that helps eliminate errors, xcelerate enables the firm to build its budget and forecasts in detail in a familiar Excel environment. Visit xcelerate for more information.

 Brabners is a leading corporate and commercial law firm based in the North West. The firm has offices in Manchester, Liverpool and Preston. It specialises in services for large and mid-sized corporate clients, SMEs and entrepreneurs, across the UK as well as private client advice to business owners and high net worth individuals. It also offers a full service to public sector and charity clients based both locally and nationally.

The firm has over 345 staff including 64 Partners across its three offices, with nationally recognised experts in its key practice areas of corporate, commercial, property, employment and pensions, litigation, sports, social housing, charity, family and private client. Its hands-on, partner-led approach enables the firm to have an in-depth understanding of clients’ needs and support their success through pragmatic and proactive advice. The firm is ranked by the Chambers and Legal 500 directories as a leader in each of its core practice areas.

Thomson Reuters Elite is the leading global provider of innovative business management solutions that enable law firms and professional services organizations to streamline operations, maximize efficiency, and increase visibility into all aspects of their businesses. Elite is focused on enabling firms of all sizes and locations to meet their true potential and provide the best service for their clients. For more information, visit Elite.