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Latest UK legal IT wins with Advanced and Eclipse


We’ve got two new win stories for you today from Advanced Legal and Eclipse Legal Systems: Senate House Chambers, a new Northampton-based set formed in 2014 with 17 established barristers has chosen hosted chambers management solution MLC from Advanced Legal PLUS Ringrose Law (which has 130 staff and operates from seven offices across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire) is rolling out the integrated Proclaim Practice Management solution from Eclipse Legal Systems.

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2014 at 8:42 pm No comments

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #46 – Noise Induced Hearing Loss Information


Here’s our 46th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from the UK law firm Roberts Jackson Solicitors who say “the purpose of our video is to educate and raise awareness of work related conditions using video feedback from our existing clients. It highlights the potential damage certain working environments can cause to a person’s health and is carefully layered with expert information from one of our solicitors.” This video has been entered in Category 5 : Legal or Vendor Informational Video of the Year Award.

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2014 at 4:20 pm No comments

Problems all property lawyers & estate agents will be familiar with – yes, it is a pig


You say the house is like a pig-sty ?

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2014 at 1:19 pm No comments

New Case Study: how Leigh Day tackled data backup & recovery


Here’s a new case study on how the law firm Leigh Day upgraded its data backup and recovery infrastructure with the assistance of Covenco Disaster Recovery and OnQ technology from QuorumLabs – read it here… Leigh Day Case Study

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2014 at 12:18 pm No comments

IT Manager – Applications Development, Slater & Gordon


The role: Slater & Gordon are recruiting a strategic leader within IT to manage all Application Development activity. What we’re looking for: We are looking for an individual to manage the Applications Team, responsible for […]

Added by Job Form on the 1st Sep 2014 at 11:02 am No comments

Art for Art’s sake – No, Arts for Justice sake – art exhibition


In one month’s time the Arts for Justice group will be holding their annual exhibition, from 29 September to 2 October, at La Galleria in the Royal Opera Arcade in London. (The final evening is the awards ceremony.) This year the theme is Injustice and the event is in support of the London Legal Support Trust Charity.

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Aug 2014 at 8:19 am No comments

Comment: Be the James Bond for Your Company – Innovation in Process Excellence


James Bond is an innovator in process excellence, if for no other reason than because he shows considerable talent for utilizing the tools available to him in just the right way at the right time to substantive effect. Process excellence brings forth a vexing paradox in organizations. Just when companies are at their most successful, leaders are less willing to make the changes and take the risks necessary to prepare for the next wave of success. Through the insights of James Bond we can understand just how critical it is to continually question the dogma of what tools are currently used when, and get to the root of how more active and iterative assessments must be of the tools we use and their timing to best contribute to our ongoing success. Question everything.

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Aug 2014 at 5:02 pm No comments

Two New Legal IT Events For Mid-October


It may still be the dog-days of the summer vacation period but we’re already getting in the dates for events in mid-October – here are two events in London from Yerra Solutions and Copyrite…

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Aug 2014 at 12:10 pm No comments

Events News: Inside Legal IT – a new generation of trade show, London 12 May


Tavistock Media, in association with Legal IT Insider, is delighted to announce the launch of Inside Legal IT, an exhibition unlike any other held in the UK before. The inaugural event will be held on 12 May 2015 at the historic Tobacco Dock, Tower Bridge, London. The show is modelled on the large North American tech shows, which balance a sense of fun with a professional selling environment.

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Aug 2014 at 4:02 pm No comments

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #45 – Knights in 90 seconds


Here’s our 45th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from the UK law firm Knights LLP and uses animation to explain in just 90 seconds how the firm differentiate itself to prospective clients and potential new recruits. This video has been entered in Category 1: Legal Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award – promoting the organisation and its services to clients & prospects.

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Aug 2014 at 12:43 pm No comments

Baker & McKenzie Chooses Belfast for Second Global Services Centre


Global law firm Baker & McKenzie just announced its decision to open a Global Services Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After opening its first Global Services Centre in Manila in the Philippines, in 2000, the Firm is further developing its capability to meet client demand through enhanced delivery of innovative legal services. Baker & McKenzie examined other locations before choosing Belfast as the best option for a variety of social, economic and business reasons.

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Aug 2014 at 12:04 pm No comments

It shouldn’t happen to a Legal IT editor


So this morning I forgot we had a power-cut scheduled so the tree fellers, (actually there was only one fellow) from whatever foreign corporation that provides our electricity, could carry out some maintenance work on our overhead power cables. Consequently, the first I was aware of the outage was when the alarms on the UPS units in the office started beeping. The UPS worked fine except some muppet (that’ll be me then) had wired them up incorrectly so they were linked to things like label printers but not the modern and wifi router.

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Aug 2014 at 11:12 am No comments

House News: Deadline Updates & Coming Features


Here’s some of those boring announcements the headmaster makes after morning assembly on a school morning…
• We’ve made some revisions to the newsletter publication schedule to accommodate our new Editor’s Picks zine – details here LegalitInsider2014Deadlines
• Tomorrow (Wednesday 27th) we’ve got a new guest comment article + the next entry in our Video Awards + some Events news, including an exciting new Legal IT event taking place in London next May
• And, for anyone still taking the Ice Bucket Challenge, we’ll be calling a halt to coverage at the end of this week

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Aug 2014 at 3:47 pm No comments

Finally, Litéra accept the Ice Bucket Challenge – with the biggest bucket ever – and offer to sponsor customers who take the challenge


We’re still running our ALS Ice Bucket Challenge stories and this time it is the turn of Litéra, who were one of the three companies Dean Sappey of DocsCorp first challenged – the other two: Workshare and PayneGroup have already taken the challenge. Litéra up the ante with the biggest bucket of water yet – and are offering to chip in $100 a time on behalf of any of their customers who also accept the challenge. And all respect for the Litéra video’s production values!

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Aug 2014 at 2:22 pm No comments

Programme Manager, Slater & Gordon


Location: Manchester What we’re looking for: We’re looking for a highly skilled Programme Manager to lead a firm wide implementation of a finance, client and matter management solution. Managing a small team, you will excel […]

Added by Job Form on the 26th Aug 2014 at 11:44 am No comments
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