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Metamorph Law Underpins its Ambitious Growth Strategy to Establish a National Presence with Lexis® Visualfiles™

Metamorph Law Underpins its Ambitious Growth Strategy to Establish a National Presence with Lexis® Visualfiles™

Visualfiles to deliver efficiency savings and superior customer experience across the Metamorph Law Group

LONDON, U.K., 28 September 2017 - Metamorph Law Limited, an alternative business structure (ABS) has adopted Lexis® Visualfiles™ as its legal workflow and case management solution of choice provided by LexisNexis® Enterprise Solutions. The solution will drive efficiencies, improve service levels and provide a superior customer experience.

Metamorph Law, deployed the Visualfiles platform in four months from project initiation to go-live. The ABS chose Visualfiles for its rapid adaptability, scalability and proven reputation as being the platform of choice for any organisation that wants to maximise efficiencies through the use of workflow and automation tools.

Immediately, the residential conveyancing and probate practices of the recently acquired SLC Solicitors (a national property management law firm); and Linder Myers, (a personal and business legal services provider); are transitioning on to the Visualfiles platform using pre-built Visualfiles Accelerators for Conveyancing and Probate. The Accelerators are best practice workflows built on an Application Framework that simplifies and speeds up the creation of business solutions within the Visualfiles platform.

Ultimately, all law firms acquired by Metamorph Law will adopt Visualfiles. This will enable the ABS to standardise business processes, achieve a consistent look and feel and deliver a uniform experience to clients across the individual law firms in the group.

“We have aggressive growth plans to establish a national presence by acquiring existing high street law firms in England and Wales,” Michael McGuire, Head of IT at Metamorph Law, elaborated. “Technology plays a major role in our game plan and so a lot of deliberation went into our decision to replace our existing system with Visualfiles. It genuinely offers the richest and most rapid developmental framework on the market today. Visualfiles will in effect be the technology backbone of our operation and will enable us to quickly assimilate and integrate new firms into our group.”

Metamorph Law now has the ability to rapidly add new applications and time saving capabilities to the Visualfiles workflow system, providing a strong foundation for continuous customisation to evolve and improve the platform.

“Flexible and future-proof technology has become a key requirement for law firms of all types and sizes,” Andy Sparkes, General Manager at LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions, said. “We are focussed on continuously advancing the developmental capabilities and toolkit in the solution to give customers the agility and scalability that they need. Metamorph Law will derive huge benefit from the Accelerator Frameworks for Conveyancing and Probate. We are looking forward to closely working with the organisation as a technology partner to help them achieve their business targets.”

Lexis Visualfiles is the most widely used legal workflow and case management system in the UK, with more than 30,000 registered users in firms ranging from five to over 1,000 employees. It is a proven, flexible and powerful entity-based system that allows firms to control their business processes. The solution’s unique rapid application development capabilities empower organisations to customise the system to easily and quickly accommodate new market developments and changing business requirements. New functionality is continuously being built in Visualfiles to support user experience, management reporting, rapid application development and system integration, including with LexisOne™, an enterprise-grade business management system that is built on Microsoft Dynamics 365.

About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional

About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organisations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organisations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

As a leading provider of software platforms, LexisNexis® Enterprise Solutions (www.lexisnexis-es.co.uk) works with customers to drive productive, efficient and reliable business decisions. Its solutions include Lexis® Visualfiles™, for case management and workflow; Lexis® InterAction®, a customer relationship management tool; and LexisOne™, an enterprise resource planning solution that is built on Microsoft Dynamics 365.

About Metamorph Law

Metamorph Law has been created as a vehicle to acquire, transform and aggregate existing high street law firms focused on private client and SME work. This market - which is focused mainly on commercial and residential property, employment law, wills, probate, family law and corporate law for SMEs - is currently worth around £8bn pa, still largely delivered by 8,000+ small 1-4 partner high street firms. Metamorph Law Limited was granted its ABS licence on 14th April 2016, completed its first acquisition in May 2016, a further 2 deals so far in 2017 and expects to have agreed another 2-3 by the end of the year. The senior management of Metamorph Law combine a deep understanding of the opportunities of this market with the proven business expertise of building and managing a large professional services group.