By Lisa B. Vessels, Firm Docket Manager, Duane Morris LLP With 1300 users across 22 offices, Duane Morris has an enormous docketing volume to manage on a daily basis. Our firm takes a decentralized approach, […]
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Epiq Systems has been acquired for around $1bn by OMERS Private Equity and Harvest Partners following almost two years of shareholder activism that in 2014 saw Epiq appoint Credit Suisse Securities to help review its strategic options.
The listed Kansas City-headquartered eDiscovery provider, which saw its first quarter 2016 net income drop thanks in part to its acquisition of Iris Data Services last year, will be combined with legal process outsourcing and litigation services giant DTI, a private company majority-owned by OMERS and managed by OMERS Private Equity.
Thomson Reuters Elite this week entered two significant new partnerships, signing up business intelligence solution provider Iridium Technology as an alliance partner and entering a ‘preferred agreement’ with CenturyLink.
Elite’s agreement with global communications, hosting and cloud leader CenturyLink is a significant mid-market play, integrating Elite’s ProLaw end-to-end accounting management solution and CenturyLink’s Cloud platform.
A true veteran of the legal technology sector, David Thorpe has this week joined slicedbread as sharedo business development director in a major hire for the adaptive case and matter management provider.
Birmingham law firm Sydney Mitchell has deepened its relationship with Solicitors Own Software (SOS) by signing up to SOS Connect for practice and case management.
Lord Justice Briggs has today (26 July) published his final report into the structure of the civil courts, as part of which he backs an Online Court for straightforward money claims valued at up to £25,000.
In a major setback for the cryptocurrency community, a Florida court has ruled that bitcoin has a long way to go before it is deemed to be the equivalent of money.
UK law firms including Pannone, JMW, Berg, and Buckles have signed up to a new lawyer comparison site which uses its own algorithm to give lawyers a rating out of 10.
Here’s a case study from Forcepoint, featuring NETprotocol, and a new Managed Next Generation Firewall service already in use with three NETprotocol law firm customers: Lee & Thompson – Jordans Solicitors – and Hempsons.
FLEX by Fenwick is Fenwick & West LPP‘s 90-lawyer-strong interim in-house counsel business that “is the only service backed by an AmLaw 100 firm that provides custom solutions for interim in-house legal needs.” Fireman & Co partner and respected legal market commentator Ron Friedmann (pictured) finds out more.
In another major milestone for the adoption of eSignatures, a joint working party of more than 20 City law firms, co-chaired by Linklaters, has come together today to endorse the use of digital signatures in a business context.
The joint working party of The Law Society Company Law Committee and The City of London Law Society Company Law and Financial Law Committees has produced a much-anticipated practice note to help parties who wish to execute English law commercial contracts using an electronic signature.
Peppermint Technology will announce later today (25 July) that specialist maritime and insurance law firm Bentleys Stokes & Lowless has become the latest UK firm to select its cloud solution, as we bring you all the latest IT wins, deals, launches and industry news.
Things have seemed a little quiet on the Workshare front but the compare and review technology supplier has just announced that Whitehead Monckton has selected the Workshare 9 platform to speed up its document drafting cycles.
Mary Redzic is in-house counsel at Vionic Group and founder of Disrupt Legal, where she reviews legal tech solutions. Here she trials free contract review software LawGeex from a user perspective and introduces us to the founders, Noory Bechor and Ilan Admon.