IRIS Software Group today announced the acquisition of Formation Software Limited. Formation Software is well respected in the legal software market for providing barristers chambers predominantly practising in commercial law and litigation with its specialised solution, InQuisita Law.
 
Martin Leuw, Group Chief Executive of IRIS said: “The acquisition of Formation Software demonstrates the commitment of the IRIS Legal Software division to the barrister sector. This is a key part of our business strategy and marks a further step forward towards IRIS’ goal of providing an IT partner to the legal profession that will invest the necessary resources to deliver the tools needed by all practices and chambers both now and in the future.”
 
David Randall, founder of Formation Software said: “We are delighted to join forces with IRIS. This will provide Formation customers with the access to the resources and investment of a major software house that understands the changing needs of barristers”.
 
The former Formation Software business will come under the remit of Nicholas Ozga, Director for Barrister & Coroners for IRIS Legal, with David Randall continuing with the company to ensure a smooth handover and 'business as usual' for customers.