Practice management criminal law software

LEAP delivers market leading practice management software to criminal lawyers, providing everything they need to conduct a matter.

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Criminal law case management

LEAP allows criminal law practitioners to manage their matters, record their activity and invoice for their time accurately, when out at a police station or court.

From initial instruction, gathering and reviewing evidence to collaborating with counsel, LEAP provides the tools required to help you achieve the best result for both you and your client.


Pre-configured matter types

Developed by criminal law specialists, criminal matter types provide all fields necessary to capture pertinent information. This information is used to generate documents with pre-filled client and matter information and is kept up-to-date in line with the requirements of bodies such as the Legal Aid Agency.

LEAP includes the following criminal matter types: Crown Court, Criminal Law and Motoring Offences.


Legal aid specialists

LEAP provides everything you need to carry out publicly funded criminal law work.

Integrations with the Legal Aid Agency and Claim for Crown Court Defence portal ensure you get paid on time and eliminates the need to enter data in multiple systems.

Access highly automated Magistrates and Crown Court forms including AF, LF1 and CRM forms as required by the Legal Aid Agency directly from within a matter.


Access sentencing guidance

Providing context-specific sentencing guidance for the most significant criminal offences committed, The Criminal Offences App supports lawyers preparing for sentencing hearings.

  • Access to a library of offences, relevant legislation and sentencing guidelines

  • An easy-to-use, client-focussed questionnaire format ensures nothing is overlooked

  • Generate a printable, sentencing presentation document within LEAP that can be presented to the bench


Trial bundle

LEAP's integration with market-leading bundling apps automate the production of compliant court bundles from your LEAP documents.

Prepare a bundle for court, a paginated indexed bundle, a brief to counsel or a trial bundle in minutes.

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Practise criminal law more effectively

LEAP occupies a unique position in the legal software market as it includes traditional practice management and legal accounting attributes, document assembly and management, as well as many of the traditional legal publishing assets all in one solution.

  • Case management

  • Mobile capabilities

  • Time recording

  • Integrated accounting

  • Reporting

  • Automated content

  • Secure document sharing

  • Self-serve client portal

Designed for the common areas of law