Capita Acquires Case Management Software and Services Specialist, Eclipse Legal Systems

  Capita Acquires Case Management Software and Services Specialist, Eclipse
                                Legal Systems

  PR Newswire

  BRADFORD, England, September 3, 2014

BRADFORD, England, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Capita plc announces that it has acquiredEclipse Hardware Ltd (known as
Eclipse Legal Systems) foran undisclosed sum.Eclipse provides case
management software and servicestoover 20,000 legal professionalsin
lawfirms,Alternative Business Structures, claims departments and commercial

Eclipse's core software integrates file management , document management,
workflow, reporting, accounting, time recording, task and diary functions
intoa singledesktop tool.Clients benefit from more efficient, automated
processes and more effective risk and compliance procedures.

Sean Massey,managing director atCapitaJustice and Technology

"The acquisition of Eclipse, the second acquisition of a private sector
software provider in the last four months, will further enhance our range of
solutions for the professional services market. Capita is looking forward to
working with the experienced and dedicated team in Bradford, supporting
Eclipse's continued growth and developing innovative software and solutions
that will meet the challenges its customers face."

Steve Ough, founder and Chief Software Architect at Eclipse, said:

"By joining the Capita family we are putting in place the next stage of growth
plans, building on our success and enabling us to further our expansion in the
most effective way. We are delighted to be entering this new phase of growth."

Eclipse has over 150 employees based in Bradford.

About Eclipse 

Eclipse is the UK's leading provider of legal software solutions, employing
150 staff at its Yorkshire HQ and generating a turnover of £9million. The
firm's Proclaim software system is in use by circa 20,000 professionals across
a vast range of market sectors, territories and work areas.

Proclaim integrates all case management, accounting, document management,
reporting, time recording, task and diary functions, and can be web-enabled to
allow clients and referrers to securely view their live case files online. 

TouchPoint is Eclipse's new client self-service solution, providing an
always-on, platform agnostic 'journey' for law firm clients and business

Proclaim clients include:

  *Eversheds Solicitors
  *Co-operative Legal Services
  *Carillion plc
  *QualitySolicitors (including Howlett Clarke, Lockings, Oliver & Co, and
    many others)

Territories include:


For further information, please contact: Capita press officeKirsty Sewter Tel:
+44(0)207-654-2386 or +44(0)20-7654-2399 (out of hours)

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