Law Firm Services is a business managed by Mark Hemmings and Richard Mathias. With over 60 years of experience in legal services between them, Mark and Richard are able to offer “no-nonsense” expert advice to law firms to explore new ideas, design new technology solutions and help your business deliver a first class legal service.
Mark has been working in the legal sector for 30 years starting in 1985 with Franklins (a law firm based in Northampton and Milton Keynes) through to 1998. In 1998, Mark was a co-founder of FWBS Limited. Along with his business partners, Mark helped grow FWBS to a £4m turnover business with 50 employees. FWBS products (OMS, MatterCentre, MatterSphere) were installed at 200+ law firms and around 12,000 users in 2011. The FWBS business was bought by Thomson Reuters in 2011. From 2016, Mark is full time with LFS creating new business solutions and assisting law firms with their technology requirements.
Richard is a well-known figure in the conveyancing sector and a regular presenter. Having worked in legal sector for 32 years, originally at his own law firm, to managing a large provincial firm in Bradford before joining LFS in 2003. Richard has been instrumental in developing the business into a market leading organisation for conveyancing referrals and conference with awards. Richard is responsible for sales and marketing of the business and continues to drive the business forward with new innovative solutions for the conveyancing sector.