Crime

Whether in the office, at court or the police station, Osprey ensures you’re always connected and in control.

Crime case management software

Osprey Approach provides lawyers with the digital tools to effectively manage their cases. Whether in the office, at court or the police station, use a solution that is always connected and available. Easily collate data, generate forms, create documents and keep your clients up to date so your cases keep moving. Run your entire firm with confidence using our full integrated platform.

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Why criminal law solicitors use Osprey

Save time, reduce costs and enhance client service.

Access anywhere, anytime

Keep track of your matters in the office and on the go with our multi-device platform.

Fast and efficient

Time-saving features and Osprey’s automated workflows simplify and speed up the processes of a case.

Automated billing

Using Osprey’s Crime Time Recording app ensures accurate billing that’s quick, easy and automatically posted.


Cloud-based legal software built for criminal law

The software you use shouldn’t restrict your options, which is why Osprey Approach gives you the freedom to work however you want, wherever you want. With our fully customisable workflows, specifically designed for criminal law, you’re able to keep focused on the tasks currently on your to-do list and work smarter to get more work done, faster.

Freedom to work anywhere, anytime

Working in criminal law often requires speedy work and fast turnarounds. Often you’re away from the office and with Osprey’s case management system you can access all its features right in the palm of your hand, so you have the freedom to work in a way that suits you.

Digital documentation  

Avoid carrying heavy files and spending hours searching through documents and forms. Digitalise your document creation and storage with Osprey, the solution that helps you stay organised and effective. Not only will you save hours of document production time, but you’ll save printing costs and provide a more convenient service to customers.

Osprey integrates with market-leading software solutions such as Lexis Smart Forms and DocuSign. These powerful integrations provide you with a single platform to create, complete and electronically sign documents and forms so you can get more work done, faster.

Crime case management key features:

Specialised workflows

Osprey’s specifically built crime law workflows cover all the key stages of your case so you can be confident you’re on top of deadlines, communications and documents. Osprey’s workflows are customisable to your firm so you’re in control of your processes.

Time recording 

Be confident in your accounting data and billable hours with Osprey’s integrated time recording features. Daily tasks, for private or legal aid clients, can be automatically recorded so you don’t have to worry about manually keeping track.

Case bundles  

Reduce the time and money it takes to manually create case bundles and let Osprey automatically order, paginate and index your PDFs, perfectly formatted to share via our secure web portal.

Stay on top of deadlines

Osprey provides everyone in your firm with 360-degree visibility of a case so secretaries, fee earners and managing partners are kept up to date with client data, case progression, financial details and deadlines.

Secure web portal 

Easily share your digital case bundle with the court via our secure web portal that reduces the need for printing or splitting the PDF over email.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is criminal law case management software?

    Case management software (CMS) designed with criminal lawyers in mind helps to effectively manage private client or legal aid criminal cases. Whether in the office, at court, or in the police station, a case management solution ensures you’re always connected and have access to your key client and matter data. CMS is an integrated platform that includes all the digital tools needed to open and close a case from document and form production to time recording, legal accounting, a client web portal, contact management, automated workflows, compliance features and reporting.

  • Is Osprey suitable for my law firm?

    Osprey Approach can be used by any law firm or legal department, of any size, no matter whether they do Legal Aid or private work. Osprey Approach helps your run your entire firm with confidence helping you to reduce manual administration work, improve productivity and enhance client service. Our solution gives you the freedom to work however you want, wherever you want, so find out more about Osprey and how it can transform your firm.

  • Is my client’s data secure in Osprey?

    Yes, Osprey is a secure cloud platform so your client data is kept secure at all times. Find out more about our security protocols and hosting environment here.

  • Can I manage legal aid cases in Osprey?

    Yes, you can manage Legal Aid cases in Osprey with ease. Time recording rates are already set up for you and maintained by Osprey inline with the LAA. Discover how Osprey is suitable for legal aid cases.

  • Does Osprey help me stay compliant?

    Yes, Osprey has a suite of compliance workflows and features which are designed to work with all work types.

  • Can I create digital case bundles in Osprey?

    Yes, case bundles can be created easily in Osprey and save you hours of administration time. The case bundle feature automatically orders the documents that are saved in the matter history and builds a perfectly formatted PDF that is indexed, paginated and bookmarked.

  • Do you offer specialised crime workflows?

    Yes, we have a variety of workflows dedicated to criminal law to help open and close a case and everything in between. Our team of specialists are always working on updating our existing workflows and creating new ones so you’ll always benefit from the latest features and functionality. Find out more about the Osprey automated workflows to discover how they can transform your firm.

  • Does Osprey integrate with my email?

    Osprey integrates with Microsoft 365 and has a dedicated Outlook add-in which allows you to access your client and case details from within Outlook and export emails back into Osprey. Improve efficiencies and productivity with Osprey.

The Osprey Approach All-in-One Solution

The complete Osprey Approach solution combines comprehensive case management, powerful practice management, legal accounting and a secure web portal – enabling your firm to run a streamlined and profitable operation that exceeds client expectations.

See Osprey in action

Discover the power of Osprey Approach in a free, no obligation demonstration, and learn why thousands of lawyers trust our software solution to manage their firm. Complete the form and a member of our sales team will be in touch to find out more about your firm’s needs and to book a meeting at a time that suits you.

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