Legal case management software is a robust system that assists law firms in managing their day-to-day workflows and business operations. Legal case management software is a software designed to aid law firms client cases and records, billing and bookkeeping, schedules and appointments, deadlines, computer files, and any compliance requirements such as document retention policies and courts' electronic filing systems. There are different features of legal case management software such as Court Case Status Tracker, Docket management, Time tracking (for billing), Contract Management etc.
The increasing demand for cloud-based software is expected to drive the growth of the global legal case management software market.
Earlier, the procedures of the law firms starting from client case file, maintaining records to billing were done manually. This method was quite efficient but it was time consuming, difficult to maintain each client’s information file. Therefore, a legal case management software was introduced which helps the lawyer to maintain all the information of the clients in one software. The lawyer can access the software anywhere. The legal case management software has various features such as status tracker of client, schedules etc. The growth of the legal case management software market is credited to the increasing government initiatives to promote technology adoption across industries. Governments across the globe have taken numerous initiatives to improve the use of technologies to excerpt benefit for the legal case management software market. For instance, phase I of the e-courts movement was launched by the Indian government in 2013. The initiative was sanctioned US$ 22.42 Mn for the installation of standard application software in district and subordinate courts during Phase II, 2015-2019. The e-Courts Mission Mode Project is a pan-India initiative monitored and funded by the Department of Justice for district courts. Over the years, the legal industry has experienced shifts from traditional case management systems to advanced digital case management. For instance, the adoption of technology by the legal industry across Europe is regulated by the European Legal Technology Association (ELTA). The association promotes the European and international communication in the legal technology field and its neighboring disciplines. The association has supported the implementation of several digital solutions such as case management solutions and legal research solutions, across the legal firms of Europe Apart from this, the global legal case management software market is expected to grow owing to increasing penetration of app-based business services and customer interaction, as well as access to favorable infrastructure. Furthermore, legal case management software aids in meeting the needs of the legal domain. It aids in influencing legal knowledge and practices by efficiently managing the lifecycle of a case. These features of legal case management software are expected to create ample opportunities for market growth.
The global legal case management software market taxonomy
On the basis of Deployment type, the global legal case management software market is segmented into
On the basis of End users, the global legal case management software market is segmented into
- Small and Medium Enterprise
- Large Enterprise
On the basis of Application, the global legal case management software market is segmented into
- Law firms and attorneys
On the basis of Region, the global legal case management software market is segmented into
- North America
- Latin America
- Asia Pacific (APAC)
- Middle East and Africa (MEA)
Major companies operating in the global legal case management software market are Clio, Smokeball, MyCase, Zola Suite, AbacusLaw, Amicus Attorney, SmartAdvocate, and CloudLex.