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“I never anticipated selling in three years:” Doxly’s CEO Haley Altman talks Litera and female founders

Fresh from the news that transaction management platform Doxly has been acquired by Litera Microsystems, we speak to Doxly founder and CEO Haley Altman about whether this was all part of the grand strategy and what advice she has for the comparatively few female founders out there.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Aug 2019 at 3:38 pm No comments

Updated: Predictive search and text analytics startup ayfie gets $10m funding injection

Congrats to the ayfie team on its latest funding round of $10m to spur growth in North America. SVP of business development in EMEA Peter Richards, says “We raised $10 million in funding to accelerate growth and vertical expansion. With the help of the funding, we can get even more aggressive on growth in the Legal Tech and Financial Tech markets.” Slightly unusually the backers are still undisclosed.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Aug 2019 at 12:31 pm 3 comments

Elevate makes ContraxSuite, Cael Project and Cael BillPrep available on the Reynen Court app

Elevate announces today (15 August) that it will make three of its technology products available on the legal tech app platform Reynen Court, which enables law firms to deploy pre-vetted, security-tested applications within their own technology environments, either on-premise or in the cloud.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Aug 2019 at 3:00 pm No comments

Updated: Litera acquires Doxly in bid to corner the US/UK transaction management market

Following a run of recent high profile acquisitions, Litera Microsystems has acquired US transaction management platform Doxly. It follows the acquisition in July of Workshare, as part of which Litera now owns UK transaction management platform Transact: this latest acquisition brings together two of the leading solutions from the US and UK markets.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Aug 2019 at 2:30 pm No comments

DocsCorp launches cleanDocs integration with iManage SPM to link email controls to ethical walls

In its first joint product with iManage, DocsCorp cleanDocs now integrates with Security Policy Manager to link email controls to the ethical walls governing a matter in order to prevent data loss through emailing the wrong recipient. We speak to co-founder and president Dean Sappey.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Aug 2019 at 11:56 am No comments

sa.global launches rebranded version of LexisOne for US market

sa.global announced today (14 August) that they have officially launched their legal360 optimize practice management software solution for the North American marketplace: this launch marks the first fully integrated sa.global version of the software following their acquisition of the LexisOne solution from LexisNexis at the start of this year. Rebranded as legal360 optimize, the new solution is described by Microsoft microas a ‘game changer’.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 14th Aug 2019 at 4:40 pm 1 comment

Countdown to ILTACON 2019 – News and updates

With ILTACON 2019 just a few days away make sure you give us plenty of notice of all your wins and deals so we can help you share the news.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 14th Aug 2019 at 9:48 am No comments

ILTACON 2019 countdown! Munsch Hardt selects Zero’s email management solution

We said there were more wins to come in the run up to ILTA for email management provider Zero and this time it’s NetDocuments client Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Aug 2019 at 5:37 pm No comments

Comment: Confusion and obfuscation as BT moves to sell Tikit

While on holiday last week I got a rather out of the blue email on 4 August from a contact in the legal tech sector saying “BT is selling Tikit for £80m but it’s only worth £43m.” Momentarily putting down my highly intellectual murder mystery book, I thought, ‘BT is doing what?!’

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Aug 2019 at 11:45 am 12 comments

Legal tech hires: Litera bolsters revenue team with double hire

Litera Microsystems has bolstered its revenue team with two key industry hires: Ian Kujawa, formerly director of partnerships at NetDocuments, joins as the new VP of partnerships. Judye Releford, who was previously director of client development at BigHand, joins as document lifecycle evangelist.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Aug 2019 at 6:27 pm No comments

LexisNexis Launches upgraded CourtLink within the Lexis Advance Platform

LexisNexis Legal & Professional today (12 August) announced the integration of its CourtLink court docket and document solution into Lexis Advance, the company’s flagship legal research platform. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Aug 2019 at 2:50 pm No comments

UK legal tech win: Kitsons solicitors join PracticeEvolve

Leading southwest legal practice Kitsons solicitors has become the latest UK firm to deploy one-stop-shop legal practice management solution PracticeEvolve.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Aug 2019 at 2:40 pm 1 comment

Continental Europe IT Profile: Stibbe in Focus

While we have profiled many of the IT teams in the UK Top 100 law firms, we’re excited to say this profile of Stibbe is the first from Continental Europe.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Aug 2019 at 9:59 am No comments

Leading Brazilian law firm Rocha, Marinho E Sales Advogados selects NetDocuments

Rocha, Marinho E Sales Advogados, a leading corporate and litigation law firm with 12 offices and 900 legal professionals throughout Brazil, has selected NetDocuments’ cloud-based platform for improved security, mobility, and productivity.

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 9th Aug 2019 at 5:43 pm No comments

OpenText bolsters legal tech division with double hire

Serge Savchenko

Following the launch in July of OpenText’s dedicated legal tech vertical, two new account executives have this month started with the London team.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th Aug 2019 at 10:38 am No comments