In what the company claims are two firsts for the UK legal profession, online legal resource www.casecheck.co.uk, has launched an eBook of case summaries and a new, web-based Continuing Professional Development (CPD) recorder, to improve accessibility of key information to lawyers when they are on the move.
Hampshire lawyers Verisona has selected the award-winning legal software Peppermint Platform to support its multi-disciplined law firm. Chosen over traditional legacy systems in the legal IT market, the Peppermint Platform will provide a full suite of software applications including practice management, case management, document management, legal accounts, CRM, and the Conveyancing Content Pack.
IntApp Inc has just announced the general availability of IntApp Open, a fresh approach to new business acceptance. IntApp Open replaces conventional build it yourself workflow software with an application specifically designed to streamline how new clients are evaluated and new matters are created. It can be deployed quickly and is easy to configure and adapt over time without engaging external consulting services.
BigHand has launched a cloud-based Professional Edition of its digital dictation software in North America, the UK and rest of EMEA which is delivered securely via the web and requires no on-premise server infrastructure to run. The cloud-based Professional Edition now makes many of the team collaboration and mobile-working features from BigHand’s award-winning Enterprise Edition available to professionals within smaller firms or with lighter dictation requirements.
International law firm Simmons & Simmons has appointed Stuart Rowlands as its new global IT Director.
Last week we gave you a famous movie – Blade Runner – remade in 60 seconds. This week we up the ante with a famous movie remade in 30 seconds – and acted out by bunnies! There are dozens of these movies out there but we are giving you their version of Die Hard – you can find more at http://www.angryalien.com/
Mason Bullock has become one of the latest law firms to sign up to the Riliance system. Riliance is now well regarded as an innovative and market leading service, purpose built for COLPs and COFAs working in today’s regulatory environment. As the 600th customer, Mason Bullock Solicitors join the ever increasing number of firms who are investing in risk and compliance.
DocsCorp will be running several User Groups sessions in the Asia-Pacific, EMEA and North American regions. The sessions will look at some of the recent product releases and enhancements. We will also be looking at upcoming product developments for later in 2013.
Any law firms thinking about consistent IT delivery, business continuity and DR could well be considering a move to managed/hosted IT services. If they are, they should get hold of a copy of a new guidance paper outlining the why, what and how of making a successful switch.
Patent reform – innovation, enforcement and the future of the single European patent – Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Timing: Tuesday 30 April 2013 Venue: Sixty One Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET Guests of Honour: Dr Andrea Liesenfeld, Policy Affairs Officer, Industrial Policy Unit, Directorate-General for Internal Market and Services, European Commission; His Hon Judge …
Mobile and remote working: innovation, data protection and workforce challenges – Westminster eForum
Timing: Thursday 10 October 2013 Venue: Central London – TBA Guest of Honour: Simon Rice, Group Manager, Technology, Information Commissioner’s Office With an increasing number of workers taking advantage of smart devices, cloud storage and …
Copyright – next steps for UK policy and content in the digital single market – Westminster Media Forum
Timing: Tuesday 9 July 2013 Venue: Central London – TBA Guest of Honour: John Alty, Chief Executive and Comptroller General, IPO This seminar will offer delegates an opportunity to consider the next steps for producing …
Tuesday 23 April 2013 at Princess Alexandra Hall, Royal OverSeas League, OverSeas House, Park Place, St James’s Street, London SW1A 1LR Guest of Honour: Rt Hon the Lord McNally, Minister of State, Ministry of Justice …
Eclipse Legal Systems reports a record new business month for March 2013, with a total of 14 organisations investing in Eclipse’s Proclaim Case and Practice Management solutions, ranging from established high-street practices through to boutique new startups and commercial operations.
Legal IT Insider, in association with Andrew Haslam of Allvision Computing, has published a revised edition of its eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide. Published less than a month after the 1st edition, version 1.2 includes 20 additional pages of entries and content. As with the original version, it is available free to download.