Thursfields Appoints

May 17, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Thursfields Solicitors has commenced implementation of the full Arken product suite, to superpower its productivity and manage risk.


This happy news coincides with Arken reaching 2,200 users globally, marking a ten-fold increase in customers in the last three years.


Much bereavement and estate planning administration is still managed manually, either through paper documents or outdated word processing solutions. Our research shows that solicitors can spend up to 50% of their time redrafting and reforming documents, which is time that could be better spent delivering value to clients.


Thursfields’ Wills and Estates department is led by experienced estate administration specialist Ian Bond, former Chair and current member of The Law Society Wills & Equity Committee. A known champion of technology in the legal sector, Thursfields signing-up to is a true endorsement of our efforts to revolutionise Will writing.


With a legacy in pre-death innovation, our leading digital estate planning platform offers a one-stop-shop for legal services firms operating in estate planning and Will writing. Full workloads can be managed via best-in-class tech solutions, enabling clients to grow their business, maximise profitability, and manage risk and compliance.


Dave Newick, CEO of says: Thursfields has established a strong reputation within the industry in Will writing and estate planning, so we’re thrilled to have them on board. Our product suite improves processes for legal professionals and therefore outcomes for their clients, so offers firms substantial improvements in efficiency and customer experience.  This landmark, along with reaching a new customer milestone, demonstrates our drive to deliver increased growth and profitability to our legal sector clients through innovation.”


Ian Bond, Head of Wills & Estates, Thursfields says: “Delivering the best possible service to clients should be paramount for any firm operating in estates administration, and Arken offers a clear solution to make the whole process more efficient, secure and seamless. We embrace innovation that ultimately means our solicitors can focus on delivering value, and believe the legal sector has a responsibility to look at where technology can be implemented to optimise long-outdated and inefficient processes. This is where has proven to be invaluable.”

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