IT departments are far from being a much maligned and ignored department as is commonly believed. According to the latest Legal IT survey, they are more valued in law firms than they realise. Kieran Flatt reports
It is no secret that many IT staff working in law firms feel that their efforts go unnoticed by the lawyers. Join any group of law firm IT directors for a drink and you will get a strong impression that they and their staff often find working with lawyers challenging. Rewarding too, but the general consensus is often that lawyers are more difficult to work with than some other types of professional, such as bankers or accountants.
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