Craig Matthews, CEO of Pracctice Ltd has been appointed as the new Chair of the Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) at the association’s 2019 Annual General Meeting.
Craig Matthews takes over from Julian Bryan of Quill who has served as Chair for the past three years. The LSSA is the UK’s industry body for legal systems developers and vendors.
Craig Matthews, incoming LSSA Chair comments: “I am proud to be appointed as chair of the LSSA and look forward to building on the excellent work achieved by Julian Bryan. We aim to deepen our relationships with The Law Society, the Solicitors Regulation Authority and government bodies such as HMRC to facilitate the acceptance of new technologies in the legal market, bringing efficiencies and cost savings to law firms. The LSSA will continue to be a major force in shaping the future of legal technology in the UK “
Tim Smith of Insight Legal Software Ltd assumes the role as Vice Chair and Phil Snee of Linetime Ltd continues as Treasurer.
The LSSA is responsible for setting and maintaining professional standards within the legal software industry, and also manages areas of mutual interest between lawyers and software providers. The LSSA also has links with a number of legislative bodies – including the Land Registry, HMRC, The Law Society, the Court Service and the LAA – and is committed to developing clear channels of communication so that law firms can gain the maximum benefit from their selected software solutions.
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