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ILTA Nashville starts here with a little Rock ‘n’ Legalit Roll music


Later this month it is ILTA Nashville and one of the highlights looks set to be the release of the album Bright Lights – Big Data by the legal IT world’s house band Legal Bytes. The band has been performing all original songs about legal technology every year at the ILTA Conference since 2008. This year (since it’s back in Nashville) Recommind has put up the funds to produce a full scale 12-track album. It is being released to the public for free during the week of this year’s conference starting August 17th. Recommind’s Wednesday night party is also going to be a record release party where attendees each receive a special collectible copy of the CD and the band does a full special set that evening.

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Aug 2014 at 3:33 pm No comments

New Case Study: How Kennedys use Plan-Net for global support


Here’s a new case study on how international law firm Kennedys chooses Plan-Net 24 to provide 24/7 IT support to its lawyers across the globe. With offices as far as Dubai, Hong Kong, Sydney & Auckland, law firm Kennedys has moved its IT support to Plan-Net 24 in order to strengthen its ability to continue to deliver on its international growth plans. James Elmer, IT Manager & Claire Renouf, IT Operations Manager at Kennedys share the challenges they faced, the reasons that led them to Plan-Net 24 and how this decision has benefitted the organisation so far.

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Aug 2014 at 10:48 am No comments

Senior Systems Analyst – Hogan Lovells – Litigation Support


Hogan Lovells is one of the leading global law firms. Our distinctive market position is founded on the exceptional breadth of our practice, on deep industry knowledge, and on our ‘one team’ global approach. We […]

Added by Job Form on the 31st Jul 2014 at 6:33 pm No comments

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #38 – New eDiscovery Features with Everlaw


Here’s our 38th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This has been entered by the Berkeley (CA) based ediscovery company Everlaw to demonstrate a new ediscovery StoryBoard collaboration feature that allows users to combine documents identified as relevant during review to put together their arguments. As Everlaw VP of Business Development Jon Kerry-Tyerman explains “Learn how to use the new Everlaw StoryBuilder feature! It allows you to combine docs identified as relevant during ediscovery document review into arguments. StoryBuilder makes document review actionable for litigators!”

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st Jul 2014 at 4:36 pm No comments

Comment: Mind the Legal Software Gap: New School vs Old School


Over the last few years a growing gap has emerged between new law and old school law firms. It’s not as many predicted in that new firms would emerge and take over the world while long established firms would fail to respond and disappear. Far from it. Some new firms are struggling to surface above water while a number of traditional firms are finding new ways to reinvent themselves. There are some great examples of long established firms that are enjoying rapid growth and taking market share. Perhaps the more interesting changing dynamic is the emergence of “breakaway” firms. There is a growing trend, which I think we will see a lot more of, where lawyers are leaving firms because they are disenchanted by a firm’s lack of willingness and agility to change. This, I think, represents most risk to the very large firms where “turning the Titanic” is a massive task. Many talented individuals see it easier to go alone and are jumping from the bigger ship and heading for a more nimble, fast moving speedboat to navigate the choppy waters. The logic makes sense; it is easier to start again than enable the change.

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st Jul 2014 at 11:29 am No comments

Be still your beating hearts – it’s time for Ediscovery news + webinars


Lots of ediscovery news to get through including stories from DTI + eDepoze & Esquire Deposition Solutions (& webinar) + Kroll Ontrack + Nuix & CCL Solutions + Iris Data + Commonwealth Legal & Ricoh Canada + Nexidia + Catalyst webinar

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jul 2014 at 5:27 pm No comments

Legal Technology Sales – Account Manager, London, £50-£60k + commission


Our client is an established Legal Technology services company that provides technical and development services to Global Law Firms. The company has an established Sales division and is now looking to recruit an Account Manager […]

Added by Job Form on the 30th Jul 2014 at 3:16 pm No comments

Law Firm Service Desk Technician – London – to £35k


A great opportunity has now arisen to join a Global Law Firm as a Service Desk Technician where you will be providing first and second line Service Desk support to internal users throughout UKMEA, assisting […]

Added by Job Form on the 30th Jul 2014 at 3:13 pm No comments

Law Firm Applications Manager – (SharePoint 2013, Document Management) – London


A new opportunity has arisen with our International Law Firm client who is looking to recruit a highly experienced Applications Manager for the London offices. The role of Applications Manager is a key senior role […]

Added by Job Form on the 30th Jul 2014 at 3:11 pm No comments

Comment: The Cloud and Big Data – What have they got to do with Law Firms?


Today’s comment piece is by Andy Stokes in which he is refreshingly blunt about the Cloud and Big Data and what it means for law firms, as well as about IT sales people and marketing departments! And there’s also a neat graphic!

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jul 2014 at 12:31 pm No comments

Peppermint Bullish at latest Year End – UPDATED


Peppermint Technology this morning issued a statement on its financial performance for the year ending 30th June 2014 – and very bullish it is too, with the company showing over 200% growth on last year and over £10 million in forward contracted revenue. In the last 12 months Peppermint has added a number of new customers taking the total client base to over 20 firms and more than 3000 users. New customers include Taylor & Emmet, Mayo Wynne Baxter, DezRezLegal, Gosschalks, Gepp & Sons, Hine Legal, Thor Lion, B P Collins and Ashton KCJ.

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jul 2014 at 9:57 am 2 comments

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #37 – Become Engaged with Young Talent


Here’s our 37th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This is another entry from Simmons & Simmons and takes us into the realms of corporate social responsibility with a video encouraging speakers, activity supervisors and participants to get involved in the next week-long Young Talent event. This entry has been submitted in Category 6 : Legal or Vendor Event Video of the Year Award – conferences, seminars, user-group meetings, speeches & keynotes

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jul 2014 at 5:02 pm No comments

Legal IT Channel News Latest


Time for another round-up of legal IT channel news from around the markets, this time including… Quill Pinpoint + Egress Software + BA Insight + KL Software & Epona + Keno Kozie & TutorPro + NetDocuments & EIM International + Nasstar & & Kamanchi

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jul 2014 at 12:15 pm No comments

Technical Consultant – Law Firm, London £50,000


Our international client provides technical services to global Law Firms throughout the UK and Europe. A new opportunity has arisen for a Technical Consultant to join the organisations Technical Services team and play a key […]

Added by Job Form on the 28th Jul 2014 at 6:02 pm No comments

Comment: Big Data and Performance – what the Muppets can teach us


Success in the lab does not come without a few failures. This is equally so of Big Data projects at work, and this is a good thing. We must consider this when managing the performance of our Big Data projects in an organizational setting. We continue our discussion of the organization of the future by moving from the decisions we must make when looking to introduce Big Data, and instead regard managing the performance of such projects when underway. Just as with the many failed experiments of Dr. Honeydew & Beaker from The Muppets Show in order for the organization of the future to truly succeed in measuring Big Data performance, we must be willing to meld art and science which means being comfortable with and anticipating a number of failures on the quest to getting it right.

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2014 at 4:40 pm No comments
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