by Anthony Foy, CEO at Workshare, http://www.workshare.com/
Legal professionals are struggling to keep up with the productivity demands of their profession. That is the verdict of a recent industry ‘Smarter Working’ poll, which surveyed more than 200 legal professionals globally.
Quick end of the week round up of wins and deals from Solicitors Own Software (SOS) + Eclipse Legal Systems + Thomson Reuters Elite
Project Manager A leader in Financial Software for the professional Services Market are expanding and have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager. The role: The main focus of this role is to consistently deliver […]
Our client is a long established internationally recognised Law Firm based in the heart of Central London and with a team of Lawyers who assist in both commercial and private client Law. The company due […]
Legal Project Manager – circa £80k, Law Firm – London Legal Project Manager/ Legal PM/ Law Project Manager Salary: Up to £80k basic salary + bonus + benefits Contract: 1 year Fixed Term Contract (likely […]
Welcome to the February issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter. Top stories include: Who’s In & Who’s Out? – All this month’s wins, deals, swapouts & rollouts in the UK, North American, EMEA, APAC and eDiscovery sectors including Berwin Leighton Paisner goes with Lexis Draft + Iridium Technology sells its BI platform into 24 firms in 12 months + Handshake Software is doing interesting stuff with SharePoint (but it is not DMS) + Corrs Chambers Westgarth goes with DMS in the cloud as NetDocuments gears up in the Australian market + going virtual with Veeam at TWM Solicitors and ANS at Kennedys + Charles Russell Speechlys drop OpenText for HP WorkSite
This is an exciting role within the IT Department of a top 50 International Law firm. Initially a 6 month contract, you will provide first line helpdesk support to internal clients, taking ownership of each […]
Overall scope of role Developing and delivering training to users at all levels within the firm, across all offices. Encouraging better use of the firm’s IT systems; improving IT literacy and productivity; promoting best practice, […]
Top 150 law firm Stephensons Solicitors has launched an app for its client membership scheme Constant, which provides members with a 24 hour helpline, legal guides and videos, 30 minutes of free advice and additional legal support to help clients on their “life journey”. The Constant app (for the Androad & iOS platform) which was formally unveiled on Friday 20 February, was created by Manchester app developers Desap and promises “to provide even faster support to members, wherever they happen to be.”
Kingsley Napley has recently implemented Iridium BI – a complete business intelligence suite designed specifically for law firms. Kingsley is using Iridium BI to provide firm managers and timekeepers with role-based dashboards to track their […]
Litigation Comment: Collaborative Workspaces – Finding Strategic Value in Next-Generation Litigation Technology
Powerful, sophisticated ediscovery platforms have made it possible to achieve significant time and cost-efficiencies in managing large volumes of electronic information and quickly identifying the most relevant data. That’s hardly news to anyone following the industry these days. But ediscovery is only part of the story in litigation technology. We are also seeing promising developments in the way that legal teams approach the more traditional work of practicing law – analyzing evidence, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a case, sharing and discussing insights with colleagues, working together to map out a legal strategy, and managing the various stages of a matter from the early stages of discovery to trial. This work requires regular and intensive collaboration among attorneys and their support staff.
New Product News: PayneGroup releases next generation version of Outlook Send Assistant to prevent accidental email disclosures
PayneGroup just announced the release of the next generation Outlook Send Assistant (version 3.1). This product is an email security tool that is proven to reduce the risk of accidental email disclosure by warning when Reply to All, externally directed recipients, or large distribution lists responses are attempted. Other prompts include special handling with blind carbon copy (BCC) recipients, warnings about missing attachments and blank subject lines, and much more.
Technical Support Engineers – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Line – Converge TS (Brookes Resourcing), Daresbury, Cheshire.
As one of the UK’s leading cloud providers to law firms, Converge TS are experiencing year on year growth and are recruiting across a number of roles to meet increasing demand. With significant investment in training and a real commitment to providing a structured career path, Converge TS are currently seeking dedicated and driven individuals with a strong focus on service delivery coupled with a passion for technology.
A double celebration for the Moneypenny telephone answering and outsourced switchboards service which this month celebrates 15 years in business in the UK and today opens for business in the United States, operating out of its new US base in Charleston, South Carolina. The US office is headed up by Vice-Presidents Pete Hardie and Toby Diggens.
Wesleyan, the mutual financial services specialist, just announced the acquisition of Syscap Holdings Ltd. Syscap is the UK’s leading independent provider of short term business loans, IT leasing and asset finance – which in the legal sector broadly translates as funding for law firm legal IT purchases and partnership expansion. The acquisition is described as strengthening Wesleyan’s position in the short term loans market and extends its range of commercial services to include the provision of IT leasing and asset finance.