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Legal IT events: VQ announces details of its 2013 event + video

Virtual Intelligence VQ AB has announced details of its upcoming 2013 event, which takes place in Stockholm on 13 & 14 November. Now rebranded as the Stockholm Legal Business Summit, it consists of two joint strategic events hosted by VQ Knowledge and Strategy Forum and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. Legal IT Insider is an official media partner for the VQ event and we’ll be reporting on the event in the weeks to come. In the meantime here’s a video we shot at last year’s event.

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Video: Pride month- Supporting transgender employees in the legal sector

Thank you so much to Amanda Hilton, Luke Williams and David Aird for shedding light on some of the challenges currently facing #lgbt employees – particularly #transgender employees – in the #legalsector #workplace. This is a really important conversation for law firms who need to get their processes and policies in order, and individuals who want to be better allies. David Aird is IT director at […]

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Try before you buy (and know where your stuff is): Thomson Reuters launches Marketplace and Legal Home

Thomson Reuters today (17 November) announced two new offerings, Thomson Reuters Marketplace – an online store where users can research and trial solutions before they buy them – and Thomson Reuters Legal Home – a central entry point to access your TR products and resources.

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Legal IT Newswire: Ontario Systems President Jason Harrington Named New CEO

Co-Founder Ron Fauquher to Retire After 39 Years with the Company MUNCIE, Ind. (August 27, 2019) – Ontario Systems, a leading provider of enterprise software that automates complex workflows and accelerates revenue recovery for clients in the healthcare, accounts receivable management (ARM), and government markets, today announced that effective immediately, Jason Harrington, President of Ontario […]

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Legal IT Webinar News… Attorney-on-the-Go: Make Your Mobile Inbox Work for You with the LINK App, 29 April

Attorneys live in email. It’s a blessing and a curse. It’s the lifeline to clients and colleagues, but the volume of email is staggering. Managing and filing email is tedious and time-consuming. The LINK app is designed specifically for legal work. Join us for a 29-minute webinar to see how you can manage email from […]

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Legal IT Newswire: Technology-driven law firm Zeidler opens Mumbai tech hub

Zeidler Legal Services, a technology-driven law firm serving the asset management sector, announced the opening of a software development office in Mumbai. 

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The British Legal Awards 2018: The tech winners + pics

Congrats to the winners of the Technology Supplier of the Year and Best Use of Technology. Here are the winners plus a few pics of the night.

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Chats with legal chatbots – episode 1: The Global Legal Hackathon and LawDroid

“The big thing in 2018 will be for law firms to start introducing chatbots onto their websites never mind getting actual content on there first for the chatbot to reference.” In his first ‘chat with chatbots’, Brian Inkster puts LawDroid through its paces. And gives up.

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Legal IT News: kCura, Prosperoware, DocsCorp, Consilio, Encompass Verify, Elite, Aderant and more

The past week has brought news of a new chief marketing officer for kCura as it prepares to launch its new cloud-based Relativity offering, with hires elsewhere for Prosperoware and DocsCorp. Consilio has been awarded a U.S. patent for its Enhanced Bloomberg Chat Review solution, while we bring news of wins and deals for Encompass Verify and Thomson Reuters Elite; a high level Legal Procurement Forum in Australia; and industry updates from Aderant, Dentons and Quill Pinpoint.

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Legal IT News: NextLaw Labs; BigHand; Wilson Legal Solutions and more

This week we bring you news and updates from a raft of legal tech companies including BigHand, Wilson Legal Solutions, NextLaw Labs and many more.

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VQ Forum to include Law Firm of the Year awards

Helena Hallgarn, one of the co-founders od the Swedish-based legal IT & KM consultancy Virtual Intelligence VQ AB, has been in touch to say their VQ Forum event (Stockholm, 14 November) is being held jointly with The Law Firm of The Year (Sw. Årets Advokatbyrå), Sweden’s largest survey among buyers of business law service. As […]

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Have we got more legal IT events for you

Time for another round-up of events…• 14 July – New York City… The Sword Group is holding a Microsoft Sharepoint legal DMS knowledge sharing workshop (runs 11:30am to 1:00pm) with presentations by Anthony DeCerce of TDC Consulting, eSentio Technologies and Sword DMS adopter Fenwick & West. For full details see attached PDF.• 15 September – […]

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Susskind – the Swedes are not for turning

Joanna Goodman reports on the Susskind versus Tradition clash at last week's VQ Forum event in Stockholm…Last week's VQ Knowledge Management and Strategy Forum at The Grand Hotel in Stockholm organised by Ann Björk and Helena Hallgarn of VQAB, former knowledge management consultants at Vinge, Sweden's second largest law firm, was marked by a public […]

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New report Identifies top digital transformation priorities among post COVID-19

NetMotion this week unveiled a new report identifying the top digital transformation challenges, opportunities and priorities among global law firms post COVID-19. In total, legal sector technology professionals overwhelmingly ranked improving the end user experience, accelerating cloud migration, and adopting zero trust security tools and architecture, such as software defined perimeters (SDP) and the secure access service edge […]

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Avokaado launches CLM platform in the UK via strategic partnership with Advantage Consulting

Estonian headquartered CLM provider Avokaado today (27 May) launched in the UK via a partnership with Advantage Consulting; a move, it says boldly, that will enable it to “conquer the legal market in the UK.” The Avokaado platform is now an integral part of the Advantage Consulting professional services network that includes top legal software brands such as […]

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NetDocuments partner Verlata Consulting launches in the UK and makes double senior hire

Updated 25 May 13.30: While it was previously announced that Cove Hill had taken a minority stake in NetDocuments, we’ve been informed that they are in fact equal partners with Warburg Pincus and we have taken out the reference to them being a minority shareholder. NetDocuments has today (20 May) announced the strengthening of its partnership with Verlata Consulting, […]

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Video: Andy Baldin succeeds Guy Phillips as VP of international business at NetDocuments

NetDocuments has hired experienced sales leader Andy Baldin as VP of International Business, we can reveal. Baldin takes over from Guy Phillips, who after 30 years working in the legal sector, is stepping down to take a less active role and will be leaving NetDocuments at the end of June. Both Andy Baldin and Guy Phillips will be working closely together […]

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DMS: UK top 100 firm Forsters goes live on NetDocuments

UK top 100 law firm Forsters LLP has gone live with its NetDocuments document management system (DMS) implementation, despite the challenges presented by COVID19. The implementation, first announced in July 2019 at selection, is part of a broad transformation drive kickstarted when Forsters’ management brought Janders Dean (now part of Morae Global) in to introduce a […]

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iManage unveils results of Forrester Consulting report: “ROI of 378% over three years”

   iManage has announced the findings of a study conducted by Forrester Consulting which analyses the Total Economic Impact (TEI) and benefits realised by corporate legal departments deploying iManage Work for email and document management. We’re told that the study shows that companies attained an ROI of 378% over a three-year period, with iManage paying for itself […]

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“Enterprise search has moved on”: iManage partners and integrates with Foundation Software

iManage has entered a strategic partnership and integration with Foundation Software Group to make it easier for firms to deploy its knowledge management system iManage Knowledge Unlocked and surface curated connections between content, concepts and people.