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LBMW completes cloud migration achieving greater flexibility and security with Oosha

One of London’s oldest law firms is enjoying greater accessibility to data and applications after fully migrating to the cloud, supported by Oosha.
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Oosha partners with JUST ONE Tree to tackle climate change

At Oosha we’re passionate about sustainability, and as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility policy, we've partnered with JUST ONE Tree to help
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The keys to a persona-based legal IT strategy

Until recently, it was common for law firms to treat pretty much every employee the same from an IT perspective. Most people worked in the office and
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Securing the legal hybrid working experience

Cybercrime has been a thorn in the side of businesses for years now, but the move towards remote and hybrid working has made things a whole lot worse.
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LawNet member firm Stepien Lake partners with Oosha for Digital Workspace solution

LawNet members have trusted Oosha for several years when firms such as Clarkson Wright & Jakes and MFG first partnered and more recently Gotelee
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Oosha recognised as #1 MSP dedicated to the UK legal sector

The 2021 annual Channel Futures Global MSP 501 rankings saw Oosha’s growth regonised, jumping 32 places in the global ranking from 93rd in 2020 to
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How hybrid working is changing the legal sector

Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, many law firms still operated through traditional office-based set-ups. Lockdowns opened the door for employees to
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Access Legal bolsters it's cloud capabilities following Oosha acquisition

UK law firms are moving closer to a ‘digital workplace’ after Access Legal – a fast-growing leader in legal technology – acquired integrated cloud IT
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Oosha Launch a Digital Workspace for Longmores Solicitors

Digital transformation has been at the top of the agenda at Longmores Solicitors in Hertford in recent years with the pace of change picking up since
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Oosha welcomes legal IT expert, Dominik Wakelin from Squire Patton Boggs, as a new Service Delivery Manager

Dominik (Dom) Wakelin joins Oosha from Top 10 UK law firm, Squire Patton Boggs, where he recently held the position of IT Manager. 
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Trethowans invest into Digital Workspace solution to optimise IT experience

Following an extensive IT strategy review conducted by independent legal IT consultants, Trethowans have selected Oosha to provide a Digital
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Diktamen and Oosha partner to optimise hybrid working solution for leading UK law firms

Diktamen and Oosha, the Digital Workspace specialists for law firms, have collaborated on two projects for leading UK law firms to create Digital
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A web-based future: is the legal sector ready?

Web-based (or SaaS) applications are finally gaining significant traction in the legal sector. More and more firms are beginning to appreciate the
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Tinsdills Solicitors partner with Oosha to provide Digital Workspace solution

Following a comprehensive IT strategy review, Oosha has been selected by Tinsdills Solicitors to provide a Digital Workspace solution to their 80+
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Oosha named among the top UK MSPs

Oosha, the leading provider of Digital Workspaces to the legal and accountancy sectors, is celebrating the news they have been recognised among the
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Oosha makes waves in the capital with London legal and accounting growth

Oosha, the leading provider of Digital Workspace solutions to the legal and accounting sectors, is celebrating a successful 2020 in which it has
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Leading London law firm LBMW drive forward digital strategy, supported by Oosha

Renowned Westminster solicitors Lee Bolton Monier Williams (LBMW) and leading legal cloud provider Oosha have completed the first phase of their new
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Oosha chosen to help Hatchers Solicitors transform their IT solution

Shropshire-based law firm implements new IT solution with advanced user support.
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Case study: why CWJ chose legal IT specialists Oosha

Clarkson Wright & Jakes is a Kent-based law practice that has been delivering a range of legal services since the business was founded in 1875. Fast
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New Head of Talent and Culture, Becky Marandola, joins the Oosha family

This autumn’s top transfer story! Becky Marandola has put pen to paper on a new deal that means she has joined Oosha as our first Head of Talent &
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The Legal Tech Virtual Forum: What we learnt

At the beginning of the month, we played host to the Birmingham Law Society’s very first Legal Tech Virtual Forum. Delivered as part of the
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Case study: Clarkson Wright & Jakes Solicitors

Law firms face daily pressures in dealing with detailed documentation that must not only be in the correct formats, but that also must be fully
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Oosha named as one of the top 100 IT Managed Service Providers globally

On July 28th, the 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings placed us in the top 100 IT Managed Service Providers (MSPs) globally.
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Teams: The evolution of unified communications

Before the pandemic, increasing numbers of legal and accounting firms were adopting more flexible working practices. But when the UK Government
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Why the Cloud is the saviour of business continuity

Every business in virtually every industry you can think of has had its world turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic. And as the lockdown has
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'Road to Recovery': Helping legal and accounting firms get back to business

After reacting to the initial outbreak of COVID-19, many legal and accounting firms are now beginning to plan for the next phase in their response -
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Remote working for risk-averse law firms

Legal practices are relaxing their traditional caution to take advantage of the numerous benefits of remote working. Benefits that can easily be
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How Office 365 can help professional service firms enable remote working

COVID-19 is putting business continuity under the microscope. While vaccine-seeking scientists remain confined to labs, many businesses are asking
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How law firms can benefit from Office 365

In the past, there has been some resistance within law firms to using cloud IT solutions. But that is now eroding as more and more firms realise the
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Is legacy technology holding back your accountancy firm?

The move to the cloud has been going on for years in the accountancy sector, fuelled by the popularity of systems like Xero and QuickBooks. As well
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How switching to Office 365 can help accountancy firms

Technology has always played a big part in the accountancy sector. And new technologies can often prove hugely beneficial in terms of updating and
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The three biggest email security threats faced by professional service firms

Being on the wrong end of a successful cyber attack can be a disaster for any professional service firm. It hurts both finances and reputation, so
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The top five tech priorities for law firms in 2020

Technology has been a key growth driver for law firms over the last few years. Faced with tighter budgets and more competition, firms are
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What mid-size law firms must consider when embedding new technology

Mid-size law firms are being squeezed -  smaller, more agile practices are able to respond to new ways of working quickly, whilst large, enterprise
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Evaluating the true cost of IT for professional service firms

When used effectively, technology can be transformative for any business. It enables automation and can drastically improve efficiency and
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The truth about AI in the legal sector

AI is an ambiguous and often-confused term, but it’s one that’s bandied around frequently in the legal sector - to describe anything from robot
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Gig economy law firms – a threat to traditional legal services?

In legal circles, much of the debate around the so-called “gig economy”, has focused on the legalities surrounding it - with high profile cases
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How law firms can get the most out of their IT

With an incredible 713% growth in legal tech investment in 2018, technology is clearly something that firms are confident can bring huge benefits to
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Innovation – the key to attracting a millennial workforce?

According to a Deloitte survey, by 2025 it’s expected that 75% of the global workforce will be millennials – people born between the early 1980s and
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Is Windows Virtual Desktop a game-changer for law firms?

VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) is a fully formed Windows 10 desktop delivered directly to an end user via the cloud. To date, it has been a
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What does legal innovation really mean?

The phrase “legal innovation” has become a bit of a buzzword amongst law firms. And there’s a good reason for it. An SRA Survey found that 40% of
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How to get your partners on board with cyber security

In the typical law or accountancy firm, it’s always the partners who are looked upon to spearhead change and keep the practice moving forward with
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Morris & Young choose to renew their IT support with Oosha

Accountancy firm re-signs contract for managed user support and hosted desktop solution. Following a successful 4-year service, Perth-based
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Is your legal IT platform still fit for purpose?

Improving tech provision is a huge issue for law firms. A recent PWC survey showed that all the top 10 law firms rated technology as a challenge to
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Avoiding the cyber crime threat from Making Tax Digital

Introduced in 2019 ahead of a wider roll-out, Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a government initiative which aims to transform the UK tax system.
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Key technology considerations for merging law firms

They say if you can’t beat them, join them. So in the highly competitive legal industry, it should perhaps be no surprise that mergers take place so
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Oosha chosen to provide 3rd party managed user support to Rutherfords LLP

Staffordshire firm selects Oosha to deliver support for their IT requirements. Rutherfords LLP has chosen Oosha to provide comprehensive support for
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Adapting to a new era: How can law firms embrace technology?

Law firms have worked the same way for generations. But knowledge of the law as a standalone attribute these days just isn’t enough. Over the last
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Oosha appoints Paul Hendry as Head of Transition

As Oosha continues to grow, a key role has been filled as we welcome Paul Hendry as Head of Transition. To better support our clients, Oosha has seen
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How an ageing IT platform impacts law firm performance

Since the birth of the digital era, the rapid rate of technological change has laid down a number of significant challenges to the legal industry.
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How Microsoft end-of-life is causing chaos for legal firms

There is an IT bottleneck occurring in the legal sector currently. Ahead of the approaching Microsoft end-of-life date, firms are trying to migrate
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Are you Cyber Essentials ready for your next Lexcel audit?

"Cybercrime is a near-constant threat to law firms." This is something we are now all far too used to hearing. But it is true, and because of this
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Oosha to help mfg Solicitors with IT service desk and security support

Multi-site firm, mfg Solicitors chooses Oosha to manage their user IT queries Top 200 law firm, mfg Solicitors, has chosen Oosha to provide first and
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Five ways Legal and Accounting firms expose themselves to cyber crime

Cyber crime is a major threat to all businesses, and it’s one that is constantly evolving and updating – making it difficult to defend against. This
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Oosha to deliver cloud solution and managed IT support to CWJ Solicitors and Notaries.

Kent-based law firm chooses Oosha to support their IT. As of January 2019, Oosha has supported Clarkson Wright & Jakes in their move to a hosted
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Windows 7 end-of-life is fast approaching – make sure your firm is prepared

As with all products, there will come a point when the manufacturers decide no more. The point when they no longer support or make further releases
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Is the future of the legal cloud desktop Citrix free?

One of the most frequent conversations we've been having with legal sector IT Managers recently is how will the desktop evolve over the coming years?
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Assessing GDPR readiness - is your gap analysis fit for purpose?

By now, it’s unlikely that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has skipped your attention. And if your firm handles personal data, May
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How law firms can use the cloud to manage legacy software

Like so many industries, the legal sector has become increasingly reliant on its own specific technology stack - a collection of software and
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Cloud Desktops: Not all solutions are created equal

A cloud desktop is a virtual desktop hosted in a secure data centre, accessed by individuals via a secure username and password. The desktop is
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GDPR: 8 questions professional service firms should be asking

With the General Data Protection Regulation now less than a year away most firms are beyond needing to understand the regulation. However some are
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Simple IT benchmarking for professional services firms

With technology playing such a fundamental role in today’s professional service industry, you can’t afford to experience significant IT downtime,
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Why the professional services industry is moving to the Cloud

As relatively early adopters of cloud technology, the professional services sector continues to flock towards software-as-a-service (SaaS) and hosted
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Key considerations when migrating to the cloud

The ‘cloud’ is and has been the biggest buzzword in the IT industry for quite some time now. Yet despite this, the cloud is still proving to be a
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Don't Believe Everything You Read - Especially In Your Inbox

It’s evident that social engineering cyber-attacks, namely ‘phishing’ and ‘whaling’ have grown from small-scale issues into pre-eminent threats. Some
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5 reasons you should choose a cloud provider with private data centers

There's been an explosion in the demand for privately owned, EU-based data centres in the last year, causing alarm amoungst cloud providers who
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Huge Yahoo Attack: What You Need To Know

Yahoo has had 500 million accounts exposed in what is believed to be the world’s biggest data breach. It couldn’t have come at a worse time for the
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How To Create a Strong Password

Are you on Twitter? The social media site is the latest in a string of high profile password breaches, leaving its 320 million users vulnerable to
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