Our client is a global supplier of information and information technology to the legal, professional services and government sectors. The company is part of a multi national publishing company and is going through a period …
Darbys sign multi-year contract with Peppermint – but is it the start of a rumble in the legal IT jungle?
Darbys Solicitors has signed a multi-year contract with Peppermint Technology for its Legal Service Platform. The deal will see the 200 strong law firm, with offices in Oxford and Manchester, replace its old legacy Advanced Legal AIM practice management and legal accounts system.
Our latest legal IT video is a vox pop compilation of top tips on cloud computing via e-know.net – the video was filmed at last month’s LawTech Futures event in London. http://www.e-know.net/
In the course of doing some research on trademarks on the UK Intellectual Property Office website we spotted that lawyers and other providers of legal services fall into the same tradmark class – No #45 – as undertakers, online dating services and providers of tarot card readings. Legal advice, fortune-telling, whatever, it’s all the same.
Nowadays there’s a lot of noise as people talk up the wonderment of lawyers and law firms going social. Frankly there’s a lot of huff and puff and it can be difficult to make sense of it all. The reality is that Twitter is no silver bullet. It will not revolutionise your practice. Though it can play a significant role in marketing and business development; but even that is hard to quantify. Therefore, I want to ask: must lawyers be on Twitter?
If you missed ZyLab at yesterday’s LawTech Futures event in London, don’t worry because Rob Kenny of ZyLab UK and Insider editor Charles Christian are holding a live webinar on eDiscovery in the Corporate Environment this coming Tuesday 14 May. We’ve just completed a rehearsal and can promise you a session that will be lively and informative.
Here’s the firtst of a number of videos we’ll be publishing over the next few days from this year’s LawTech Futures event.
Omers Private Equity has paid £390m for public-sector services and software supplier Civica. Civica software is widely used in the UK local government case management systems sector but still has a foothold in the law firms market with its Galaxy Legal product.
Legal IT Insider is updating its Probate Software Buyers Guide which as well as being available online, has been at the core of the Law Society’s Probate Practitioners Handbook since 1999. The deadline for submissions …
Here’s a new case study from Oyez Services on the reasons why Top 100 UK law firm Ward Hadaway swapped out its existing electronic legal forms package in favour of OyezForms. The benefits of the change included “Eliminating the downtime and interruptions caused by regular form updates and decreasing the load on internal servers, computers and IT resources.”
Thomson Reuters Elite would like to invite you to join them for a complimentary law firm breakfast seminar – How Technology Can Impact Law Firm Profitability – taking place in Denmark on May 14th and Sweden on May 16th.
Even though the legal profession has evolved over time, it remains a document-intensive industry, and it is one that puts great pressure on scanners, printers, faxes and document-management software. Under those demanding conditions, any cracks or weaknesses in products or document workflow processes will soon show.
A revised version of The Legal IT Insider UK Top 200 Chart is now available – the latest updates reflect the DWF + Cobbetts deal plus the Bond Dickinson merger and the IRIS to Advanced Legal name change.
I received an email today from a legal IT vendor saying they were attaching a copy of a letter they had just sent out to all their customers denying rumours that they were about to close down. What? Are they mad?
The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published, stories include… • The digital shift: Laurence Kaye suggests ten overriding, interlinked themes shaping the legal agenda • Cloud computing: Alex Heshmaty on …