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Fentons swap out Axxia for Eclipse

Fentons Solicitors LLP, a top 200 law firm and claimant personal injury practice (from offices in Manchester and London, Fentons handles fast-track claims through to
complex spinal and head injuries), has selected Eclipse’s Proclaim Practice Management software solution.

Rapid growth and a sustained increase in the level of claims received necessitated an in-depth analysis of the firm’s existing IT systems.  Fentons made the decision to replace its incumbent practice management solution with Eclipse’s Proclaim system, for an initial rollout of 200 users. As well as the core Proclaim Case Management system for Personal Injury, Fentons is implementing Proclaim Accounts to form a fully-integrated Practice Management solution.  In addition, the practice has chosen Eclipse’s FileView online case tracking tool to provide its clients with 24/7 access to live case progression data.  Eclipse is also carrying out a conversion of data from the existing Fentons software system.

Martin Loftus, partner in charge of IT development at Fentons, said “To really push Fentons forward in the extremely competitive PI arena, we felt that our core case management processes needed to be as efficient as possible.  Fentons focuses on client care and communication, and after analysis of the market’s leading vendors it was clear that Eclipse offered not only the best current solution, but that the firm’s future plans and ambitions were perfectly aligned with the Fentons ethos of growth and service excellence.”

Comment: although the formal announcement does not mention the name of the incumbent system being swapped out, a quick look at the Insider 250 Chart reveals the firm's legacy software was Axxia.