Billing & Credit Control
Lawman provides comprehensive billing facilities and options for the Account's Department. The billing function has been designed to make the creation of bills simple, quick and accurate. The ability to select time and disbursements on screen, rather than from a billing guide, means that bills can be produced in minutes. They can be filed in draft form prior to posting and printing by Accounts. Draft bills can be rendered prior to posting and authorisation.
Bills can be automatically filed in the electronic matter file within Document Management.
The billing system provides a comprehensive set of management reports including fee earner budget analysis. The system also allows for fixed fee billing, contingency billing and charity work.
Managing the firm's debts by debtor rather than by client is one of the system's major benefits. It enables the inclusion of third parties who might not necessarily be clients. This allows bills to be split between multiple debtors and still be tracked.
The statement and letter generation facility totally automates the process of debt recovery. However, manual override is available at every level. The advantage of using a single central database makes it possible for the Fee Earners to manage their own debtors from within the Fee Earner Workstation.
MULTI-LINGUAL, MULTI-CURRENCY BILLING
Bills can be flexibly produced in different formats, languages and currencies.