Where has the year gone?
With Christmas rapidly approaching and the New Year just around the corner, we can say 2019 has been an incredible year with many success stories and challenges faced along the way. As a company, we are extremely proud of the technology we deliver to the legal profession and take immense pride in the relationships we build with our customers and other legal technology suppliers. All year it’s been full steam ahead, and we are thrilled to announce another year of business success and an ever-growing customer base.
Let’s reflect on our greatest achievements this year…
Integration with LEX
We brought to market an exciting and whole new perspective on chambers-barrister processes by working together with Bar Squared in a unique collaboration inspired to help chambers deliver efficient paperless working. The cutting-edge integration combines intelligent case review and presentation with LEX Chambers Management software, the market-leading chambers solution. Together, we believe in providing a better future for chambers and believe this integration is a real game-changer, providing a huge competitive advantage for progressive chambers. The Law is now an App in the Barrister Magazine provides excellent insight on the integration, and why its the way forward.
Awarded Microsoft Silver Partner Status
Back in August, we were delighted to receive an award for securing the Microsoft Silver Partner status for Application Development after undertaking a series of exams to confirm our ability to deliver class-leading software. The prestigious certification highlights our expertise and commitment to developing and hosting high-quality software on Microsoft’s technology stack. A truly independent test of our professional software development competency.
Brand New Features
It’s feature time. The first thing you think of when it comes to purchasing any form of software is what are the features and what are the benefits you gain from using it. Our customers love new features, and so do we! As part of every HyperLaw subscription, you will receive regular product updates at no additional cost so you can make use of the latest technology as soon as it is released. Over the course of the year, we’ve worked tremendously hard to release new and exciting features designed to make a positive impact for our customers.
Here’s some of the more standout features we have released this year:
- The capability to create bigger and better bundles
- Significantly improved bundle pagination options
- Creation of bundle cover pages and templates
- A whole new user-friendly interface for creating bundles
- Two-factor authentication
- Market-leading integration with LEX Chambers Management Software
- Major improvements when working collaboratively on a case
- The capability to build case chronologies
- Quickfire tag editing
- Full redaction capabilities
- HyperLaw is now compatible with iPad Pro
- HyperLaw is now compatible with Microsoft Surface
- The capability to use your Apple Pencil, finger or stylus to tag or annotate
- Significantly improved back up and recovery processes
Customer base growth of over 400%
Growing Business and Customer Base
The heartbeat to any business are its employees and customers.
We were extremely pleased to welcome on board Tom Kirkland, our new Dev Ops Manager. Tom is based at our Head Office in Stafford and is mainly responsible for building, deploying and maintaining our class-leading case preparation and presentation software. His technical knowledge, team-based approach and capability to deliver leading-edge solutions for our customers is paramount to our business moving forward, especially as we continue to bolster our technical resource throughout the New Year.
From January 2019, we rapidly grew our customer base by over 400% and worked with some of the most prestigious barristers and law firms in the country. We now offer case presentation solutions from initial instructions, through to presentation in court and everything in between. 2019 saw us cement our leading position in the barristers marketplace, and 2020 will see us deliver the same growth and results in the wider solicitors marketplace.
Looking Forward to 2020
We would like to say a massive thank you to all of our customers, partners and suppliers who have worked with us throughout 2019 and we hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and prosperous New Year!
Watch out for more great news from HyperLaw in early 2020!