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Leveraging cloud technologies to effect business change

Neil Davison provides examples of the benefits experienced by Farrer & Co when they changed they way they used technology in the firm

22 March 2016

Farrer & Co is an independent law firm with a 300-year plus history advising clients on legal matters. The London-based law firm serves private individuals, charitable institutions and corporations and today has 400 staff including 163 fee earners and 77 partners.

Although the firm's legal legacy is steeped in tradition, our IT leadership has focused on taking a proactive approach when it comes to technology, while keeping an eye on key areas of technology transformation, including mobility, on-demand IT as well as overall consumerisation and cloud computing. The firm remains leading-edge in terms of our ability and willingness to implement new technologies and more importantly match new technologies and processes with the firm's big picture strategy and business objectives. The firm's commitment to adopt cloud computing as well as push forward on an ambitious 'paper-light' approach as part of a...

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