Solicitors, Lawyers and Law Firms

How we can help Solicitors, Lawyers, Legal Advisors and Law Firms of all sizes find new clients

Whether you’re a specialist advisor working alone or a large well-established legal practice, there is one thing you have in common – finding clients.

You might have legal specialism whereby your particular set of skills are relevant to a particular industry or industries, or you might have a much larger target audience. However broad – or narrow – your target set, you need to know who they are, where they are and how you can contact them.

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Credit and Risk Management

For newly acquired business and your existing customers we can provide you with the ability to help them and make sure things are delivered on time.

DataGardener can provide you with the risk and credit management information on companies for both the onboarding stage and as an ongoing reporting tool by providing alerts on:

  • Changes to shareholder structures

  • Director changes

  • Late filing

  • Adverse flags

  • Credit reports

  • County Court Judgement – CCJ – Information

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New Business for Solicitors, Lawyers, Legal Advisors and Law Firms

Everyone looking to grow their business has drawn up their ideal target profile for a company based on various parameters such as locality, industry, size etc.

Since the way that companies in the UK provide and present their financial records is publicly available there is an opportunity for the legal sector to be able to look for new business.

The way that financial details are recorded and held means that they are accessible from Companies House but generating prospect lists and marketing data based on this information isn’t actually straightforward. This is where DataGardener has done the hard work for you and we can help you win the right new business.

At DataGardener, we can provide you and your team with the tools to try and win new business giving you the time you need to focus on the day job of helping your clients make the rights decisions for their company.

Are you looking for newly formed companies in your area – could they use your services because they’re entering a market you have lots of experience with? Are you trying to contact companies that have changed their Shareholder Agreements? Are you interested in directors approaching retirement age in Bristol? Are you interested in companies newly formed in the Finance Industry?

Tell us what you need and we’ll work tirelessly to deliver.     If you’re looking to offer your professional services to a specific sector or in your area, you can use our advanced search capabilities to filter on:

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Use your search criteria to build new customer targets, lists or profiles and our social media connectivity to contact them.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

How do I find a solicitor?

If you are simply looking for a solicitor in your area then you could always try a search engine and see which companies are around. Alternatively, you could use DataGardener to get a comprehensive list as it would be a lot easier to sort through.

Alternatively, you can look at the Law Society website to ensure that they hold the relevant qualification and contact them.

How do I find a good lawyer?

The first thing to do is undertake some research. There are a number of review websites that specialise in this. The key factors to consider would be the area of specialism, price and location.

What are legal Analytics?

Legal analytics is the application of data to business and the practice of law. Legal analytics harnesses technology, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and searching, to clean up, structure, and analyze raw data from legal documents.

What is a solicitor in the UK?

A lawyer who has been admitted as a solicitor by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and whose name appears on the roll of solicitors.

What is the difference between a Barrister and a Solicitor?

A barrister is a lawyer who specialises in higher court appearances. A solicitor is a lawyer who is trained to prepare cases and give advice on legal subjects and can represent people in lower courts.

What is a lawyer?

Lawyer is a general term used to describe people who provide legal services. Unlike terms such as solicitor or barrister, lawyer has no defined meaning in UK law. Anyone can call themselves a lawyer, regardless of whether they have any professional legal qualifications or not.

The word lawyer as a shorthand to describe all regulated individuals, but in reality, if someone calls themselves a lawyer, it does not necessarily mean they have an official title or are subject to any formal regulation.

What is a law firm?

Organisations that employ lawyers to provide legal advice and legal services. Read the previous question to understand that a lawyer is a blanket term.

What is an associate in a law firm?

A person, usually employed by a law firm, who may be in charge of handling a legal case: This is usually a lawyer, they are considered by the firm employing them to be a “senior assistant”.

What are the two main types of lawyers?

There are two main types of layer in the United Kingdom, a Barrister and a Solicitor. A Barrister is a lawyer who specialises in higher court appearances. A Solicitor is a lawyer who is trained to prepare cases and give advice on legal subjects and can represent people in lower courts.

How do I find an employment lawyer?

If you are looking for a lawyer specializing in a particular area, the first thing to do is undertake some research. There are a number of review websites that specialise in this. The key factors to consider would be the area of specialism, price and location.

How to find the best criminal defense lawyer?

If you need a criminal defense lawyer it is likely that you need a Barrister and it is likely that your Solicitor will instruct one on your behalf. If you need to know more about a particular Barrister you can search the Bar Standards Board or The Bar Council Direct Access Portal.

Where to find a lawyer?

If you are simply looking for a lawyer in your area then you could always try a search engine and see which companies are around. Alternatively, you could use DataGardener to get a comprehensive list as it would be a lot easier to sort through.

 Alternatively, you can look at the Law Society website to ensure that they hold the relevant qualification and contact them.

What is a Legal Advisor in the United Kingdom?

There are several uses for the term legal advisor depending on the scenario. For example; a Legal Advisor could be a person who provides legal advice, often in an official capacity. Government officials that qualify as lawyers (jurist) in certain countries can get the title Legal Adviser.

However, in a Magistrate’s Court a Legal Advisors are responsible for giving legal advice to magistrates in magistrates’ courts throughout England and Wales. They help magistrates to make decisions and state the legal reasons that underpin the decisions. They also advise all parties at court on points of law, practice and procedure.

The term Legal Advisor could also be a more general term for someone who provides legal advice to clients on legal issues, documents, and decisions. These advisors usually specialize in a particular area of law.

What is the role of a legal advisor?

Generally speaking, Legal advisors are lawyers who are employed by the government, large companies and other organisations to provide legal advice and services to the organisation and its employees.

In other words, legal advisors are in-house lawyers, as compared to attorneys and advocates, who provide their services to the public as a whole rather than to an employer.

What legal services do startups need?

Depending on the type of business the Start Up is entering into will usually dictate what legal services they will require.

  • Registering a company. A business could pay a lawyer or an accountant to incorporate the company, however there is nothing to stop the business doing this themselves as Companies House allows this and it is not too onerous. That said, if you needed specific shareholder agreements or other such incorporation documents then you would be wise to seek advice.
  • Securing Finance. You may need finance and perhaps enlisting the help of a lawyer would be sensible to check the terms of the contract, especially where securing is being given.
  • Regulation. Depending on the industry in which you are operating you may need to comply with various law and regulations. Whilst you can always research this yourself, you would be wise to consult an expert such as a lawyer specialising in a particular are of law.
  • Trademarks. If you have intellectual property that you have developed, you should really think about protecting it. This process is complex and can be difficult to navigate if you have no experience – so seeking help from a lawyer would be advisable to make sure it is done correctly.
How do I start a law firm UK?

Firstly, ensure that you have the right qualifications and that you can under the law. You would need to register your firm with the correct regulatory authority once you are incorporated.

You then need to think about the correct legal structure and incorporation, and you have the correct insurance in place.

Once you are confident that you can start a law firm then you need have a business plan and forecasts, that in turn will allow you to obtain finance.

How to get new clients for my law firm?

If you need to get clients, you need to find them, to find them try building your prospect lists using DataGardener.