Tracking and billing time to clients is a crucial and essential part of working in a law firm. If proper and timely billing is not done, the firm cannot invoice the client, and thereby the firm cannot get paid. Thus, timekeeping is a vital job to be done for the success of any law firm.
Clients nowadays are more towards the technical side and as the fees goes up for law services, they have become more cost-conscious. Apparently, clients are examining legal bills a bit more closely and employing a variety of techniques including database applications to electronically sort and analyze billing data. Ever since, the concept of e-billing the electronic invoices began to grow, the legal invoices are more prone to scrutiny, negotiation, and dispute.