IT in firms

Bolton firm Keogh Ritson has placed a repeat order with Sanderson GA for extra modules as part of the Qnix set up. The modules ordered include: client accounts, time recording, pay roll, and purchase and nominal ledger.

Manchester firm Joan Ferguson & Co is the latest to buy a system from Quill Computer Systems. The practice has opted for hardware and software, including a case management system for matrimonial work, in which the legal firm specialises. The new system will be Unix-based.

Campbell Lee Computer Services has supplied Edinburgh firm W&J Burness with a document retrieval system. The package works on the firm's IBM AS/400 system and includes imaging hardware.

Sheffield firm Russell & Creswick has installed an 11-user Novell network system from MSS running AlphaLaw Case Manager. The main application will be conveyancing, although the system also includes WordPerfect, diary, client deposit interest calculator and time recording.

A new office automation package has been set up at Ipswich firm Kerseys. The practice is installing Avenue's windows-based legal accounts, database and time-recording packages, supplied by Saxon Computer Systems.