, Secure Trading Group’s acquiring bank, has been taken on by legal services provider Lifetime Legal to integrate internal data systems through its international acquiring platform and clearing solution.

London, 2 October 2018 – Secure Trading Group has announced that Lifetime Legal has added its acquiring platform – – to the existing global gateway solutions provided by ST Group. Lifetime Legal are a company which provides legal advice and services on a monthly or one-off basis with a cost and time-effective approach. Secure Trading have provided payment gateway services for Lifetime Legal for the past eight years, and the addition of a direct acquiring relationship represents a move towards consolidating services under one provider.

Lifetime Legal currently work with three data systems in their payments ecosystem – Proteus, Zoho and MyST. By adding as their chosen acquiring bank, Lifetime Legal will be able to replicate data across these systems, thereby improving workflow and saving time. Secure Trading Group will now be a single point of contact for both acquiring and gateway services, allowing a vast simplification of their payments landscape.

Secure Trading’s gateway stability, strong communication links, global acquiring network with over 40+ banks and attractive pricing model facilitated by the lengthy relationship between the two parties, were deciding factors entreating Lifetime Legal to develop its payments relationship with ST Group.

“The strength of our relationship with Secure Trading lies in the great support and cooperation we get from the team, which is something that we highly value and appreciate,” said Rob Sendall, Managing Director at lifetime legal. “That’s exactly why we chose Secure Trading, which had both the technical expertise in its acquiring solution and customer service experience to increase conversion and acceptance rates.  After all, the status of the company as an acquirer as well as a payment service provider was really attractive to us, as were the simple on-boarding capabilities”.

“For Lifetime Legal, a sophisticated acquiring solution was paramount, as it wanted to ensure every transaction was a success, no matter how much the company grew,” said Jonathan O’Connor, Chief Commercial Officer at Secure Trading.

“Ultimately, by turning to us for its acquiring services, Lifetime Legal will be able to integrate its systems, making its operations much more time-effective. Additionally, an increase in the number of successful transactions will give customers peace of mind as they move through the sign-up process,” said Logan Lloyd, Account Portfolio Manager at Secure Trading.