Firm opts for Linetime

Linda Tsang reports

North East law firm Punch Robson has placed a £55,000 order with Linetime for software which includes database and credit control facilities.

The system for the two-branch firm, which has 14 partners and 60 staff, will include an Altos 7000 Unix server supporting accounting, time rec-

ording, database and credit control software with 11 PCs linking into the system via ethernet.

IT partner Alan Mottram, says: "We are constantly looking at ways in which we can improve our efficiency, reduce mistakes and exercise better controls.

"Several software issues are still under review including the possible introduction of email for improved communication, updating the existing debt collection software and possibly computerised conveyancing."