Medical negligence and serious injury law firm Fletchers Solicitors has partnered with the University of Liverpool and received £225,000 from Innovate UK as part of a landmark project to develop future tech innovations for the legal sector.
Heavyweight corporate legal know-how service FromCounsel formally launched in the UK this week, backed by 22 members of Erskine Chambers and 15 PSLs and already subscribed to by some of the biggest law firms in the industry.
Tikit has bolstered its EMEA sales team with the hire of Emma Sarson, who joins from Apperio and before that was at BigHand, where she was global account director.
Guest cybersecurity post by Tim Hyman: GDPR and why the Data Protection Officer should be your new BFF
GDPR is only 18 months away and any firm that has already started an Impact Assessment will know that they need all the time available to prepare. This a business project, owned at board room level but best managed and delivered by the IT/Risk team.
Bryan Cave has become the latest US law firm to sign up to IBM Watson-backed legal research tool ROSS Intelligence, Legal IT Insider can reveal, as the Missouri-headquartered firm also launches an internal ‘tech forward’ legal team called TechX to advance its use of and thought leadership around new technology.
Bryan Cave has been piloting ROSS in its bankruptcy team since October 2015, making it one of the earliest firms to start trialling the software.
Benelux law firm AKD has selected iManage Work as the work product management system for its six offices across the region, with iManage partner IRIS assisting with the implementation.
Guest post: The risk of data breach hangs daily over the legal sector – we can only stop it working together
Mark Hickman, chief operating officer at WinMagic, talks to the role everyone needs to play in protecting a legal practice and its clients, especially at a time when we are all connecting to business applications and data in more ways than ever before.
England and Wales pro bono legal advice charity LawWorks has deployed Lexis Visualfiles for free across its casework programmes, as part of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions’ own pro bono activity.
As the Christmas countdown begins and the mulled wine (ok just wine) flows, we bring you news of a new version of cleanDocs; a new 64-bit version of Workshare 9; a partnership between NAVEX Global and Baker & McKenzie; a post-merger IT overhaul for Royds Withy King; a Belfast launch for LEAP; expansion in Asia Pacific for Neota Logic; and a spotlight on the latest post-Brexit news.
If you’re looking for a last minute excuse to avoid Christmas shopping, TechCrunch’s Disrupt London Hackathon is taking place this weekend (3-4 December), bringing together developers and engineers from all over the world to take part in a 24-hour hacking endurance test.
A Peppermint user since 2013, Brethertons approached katchr for help in delivering the comprehensive firm-wide management information portal they needed in order to support the implementation of their new operating processes and organisational structure.
Corporate boutique firm Buckworths this month launches in Manchester to target high growth technology businesses, in particular the burgeoning FinTech sector.
An increased appetite for online services, smarter use of technology, and the entrenchment of digital research, are just some of the continuing shifts among the attorneys’ profession in South Africa. This is according to a new survey of close to 750 South African attorney firms, conducted by LexisNexis South Africa content and technology solutions provider in partnership with Law Society of South Africa.
National Australian firm Moray & Agnew has become one of the early adopters of Aderant’s Expert Case Management solution, which was formally released in November, having been introduced at the Momentum conference in Melbourne earlier this year.
Eclipse Legal Systems has added mediation to its portfolio of case and matter management workflows, with the new system designed to simplify the complex rates and structures associated with mediation and cater for stages such as Mediation, Information & Assessment Meetings (MAIMs), and financial or childcare agreements.