2020 was full of unexpected challenges. We redefined where and how we worked, with many lawyers and conveyancers transitioning to remote work. Whatever new challenges await in 2021, we can be sure that the legal industry has been changed forever.
To help your firm hit the ground running in the new year, we’ve compiled a list of the best legal trends of 2020 - as well as tips for how to incorporate these developments into your own practice. Read on to get ready for your best year yet!
Innovation is part of our DNA at Smokeball. We are always hard at work developing the most cutting-edge software features for small law firms.
To enhance the user experience, the following new features will soon be available for all Smokeball clients:
Keeping social activities alive in a virtual workplace - With Eve Pinamoura Smokeball People and Culture Manager
Prior to COVID when all 70 Smokeballers worked in the office together, organising the social activities was straight forward. As a social bunch something as simple as Friday beer and pizza, or a monthly birthday cake and song went down well. Though in March, when we suddenly all started working from home, our humble social calendar simply didn’t work. Virtual social drinks were a flop, and singing happy birthday online was plain awkward. So, with much trial and error, here are my tips: