London-based Firm Selects Elite Business Management Solutions to Improve Lawyers’ Workflow and Information Access

Aug. 23, 2018

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that top 100 UK law firm Howard Kennedy has selected 3E® in order to provide timely and accurate business information, increase lawyer and firm-wide efficiencies, and realize significant back office improvements. The firm has also chosen to utilize 3E Data Insights and Xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting.

Located in London with 200 lawyers, Howard Kennedy chose to transition to 3E from Enterprise® following a comprehensive review process­. 3E was selected as the firm’s enterprise platform for the future thanks to the significant operational advantages it will deliver. In particular, the firm will be able to significantly improve workflow and access to information while also delivering administrative improvements. The end-to-end financial management solution will be implemented using the Blueprint Accelerator Pack, chosen by the firm to facilitate going live on budget and on time.

3E Data Insights will provide a self-service analytics model that creates and views actionable insights from a single dashboard on both desktops or mobile devices, enabling fee earners and managers to easily manage performance and make timely decisions. The firm also chose Xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting—powered by Elite partner OLAP Vision—which will unlock real-time insights into the firm’s revenue and expense budgets, forecasts, and other key targets. It is the only Microsoft® Excel®- and web-based budgeting and forecasting application built specifically for legal and professional services

3E from Thomson Reuters Elite offers an end-to-end enterprise business management solution that allows law firms and professional services organizations to run all operational aspects of their business. Designed from the ground up on Microsoft® .NET, 3E offers built-in application development capabilities. Why does it matter? The unique architecture enables firms to become more agile, lawyers to quickly respond to client needs, and staff to easily track and manage activity on any scale—from single-office to multi-office and multinational. 3E is the next-generation technology that can help firms improve efficiency, increase profitability, and confidently take on a future without limitations. For more information, visit 3E.

Howard Kennedy is a London based firm offering straightforward advice to ambitious clients. With over 50 partners and 350 people in total, the firm is focused on a range of sector and legal specialisms. Their clients are often privately or family owned, or private equity backed. Howard Kennedy is also one of only a few London based firms who offer a large private wealth offering alongside significant business law capability. They advise major corporates on particular specialist legal matters who find their straightforward approach a compelling alternative to larger, less personal firms. For more information, visit

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.