Emma Stanley Law wanted to set up a virtual law office, so they could work from anywhere and stop printing, signing and scanning paper documents as it is a tedious and time-consuming process, also not all clients have printer or scanner handy.
Secured Signing digital signature platform provides Emma Stanley Law the flexibility for virtually signing undertakings, settlements and solicitors’ certificates.
It allows the signing of documents remotely, in the office or on any mobile device. This means that the firm could immediately accommodate walk-in clients and send their documents to Emma for same day signing. Clients value speed and ease when accessing legal services, and this kind of responsiveness set Emma Stanley Law apart.
“Technology is really important to me. I wanted to be a paperless office. Secured Signing fitted in with that model. I wanted to make the most of technology, and I knew that if I did that, we’d run a much more efficient practice. With Secured Signing the signing process takes five minutes from any device allowing for Same-day processing for settlements. Our improved efficiency allowed us to take on new clients and work more efficiently with existing clients” – Emma Stanley Solicitor & Owner, Emma Stanley Law
The digital signature seals the document providing high level document security meaning others law firms, clients and any 3rd party can verify the signatures and trust the digital signature and content of the document.
Because Secured Signing meets all the requirements for legally binding digital signatures, all undertakings have been accepted by other law firms. Secured Signing has also teamed up with Auckland District Law Society providing digital signing solution with ADLS legal forms platform to the wider New Zealand legal Industry.
By adopting digital signatures, they’ve made the home buying process easier for their clients. As a direct result, Emma Stanley Law has the ability to take on more clients. Emma has also been able to find greater flexibility in her practice.
Gal Thompson, Secured Signing’s Regional Manager, said “Law firms are competing in the digital economy, with more clients expecting simple, secure ways to access legal services. We’re proud to partner with Emma Stanley Law to meet these evolving client expectations. More and more modern law firms are turning to digital signatures to improve efficiency and profitability. Our clients report reduced errors, so there’s less back and forth before finalising transactions. That’s been a driver for enhancing the customer experience. We’ve also helped law firms improve the archiving of signed documents, simplifying the auditing process”