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Legal tech wins & deals: SOS; Linetime; Aderant; Elevate; OpenText, ONIT; Reynen Court and FileTrail

In the UK it’s been all about the practice management system over the past week with wins for Aderant, SOS Connect and Linetime in the same week that we broke the news that Oracle is launching a dedicated legal PMS. Elsewhere, Elevate has bought flexible legal service law firm Halebury and in the US we bring you a mixed bag of wins including the news that Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP will be the first law firm to deploy OpenText Magellan; OpenText’s AI-backed analytics platform.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 14th Jan 2019 No comments

Blog of the Week: The Founder’s Guide to Understanding Investors

“As Justin Kan’s Chief of Staff, I am actively involved in operating Atrium and investing in early-stage startups. Founders ask me many questions, but there’s one they ask me more often than any other: ‘how do investors evaluate startups?'” By Anuj Abrol, chief of staff to Justin Kan at Atrium – our thanks to Anuj for allowing us to reproduce his excellent blog in full below.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 21st Dec 2018 No comments

Howdy partner: FTI teams up with Kira; HighQ with Feynbrook

Two new alliances announced this week are worthy of your attention. First up FTI Consulting’s technology practice has teamed up with Kira Systems, offering its contract review software to bolster the capability of FTI’s contract intelligence practice launched in June 2017.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Sep 2018 No comments

Case study: Seddons uses DocsCorp cleanDocs and contentCrawler to support GDPR goals

We get feedback from you that client case studies are valuable – we don’t charge to publish them, as is the case with all our editorial, which is published only on editorial merit. Here is a case study from DocsCorp, describing how London-based Seddons uses cleanDocs and contentCrawler software to ensure optimal data security, searchability and to support their GDPR compliance goals. Note that one key factor was the ability to prevent misaddressed emails in cleanDocs.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 19th Apr 2018 No comments

The 2018 Buyer’s Guide to UK eDisclosure Systems is available now!

This year’s version of the most definitive Guide to UK eDisclosure systems is online, as Andrew Haslam and Legal IT Insider publish the 2018 edition of the “industry bible”. There have been 78 modification to the entries, with the Guide showing 98 suppliers and 73 products. The 17.7 MB, 435 page PDF can be downloaded here.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Apr 2018 No comments

Case study: How and why the SRA selected the Toshiba X40

We often steer clear of publishing case studies but this is a useful hardware case study, sent exclusively to Legal IT Insider, detailing why the Solicitors Regulation Authority selected Toshiba X40 laptops as part of an IT upgrade. The study details the review process, requirements and deciding factors, with the end user given the final say.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th Feb 2018 No comments

Brodies case study – Appurity Connect integrates iManage Work with BlackBerry 10 smartphones

Brodies relies on iManage Work as its standard matter management tool for lawyers and partners. But as demand for mobile working has increased, the challenge of integrating the application with smartphone platforms became critical. In this case study (note – we do not charge for case studies or any editorial content for that matter) shows how the Rubus iManage Work connector from Appurity Connect provided the solution. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Sep 2017 No comments

Legal IT News: All the latest wins, deals, comments and updates

Here’s pretty much everything you need to be aware of in the legal IT cosmos from the past seven days.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 17th Jul 2017 No comments

Osborne Clarke on Intapp Open Experience

Osborne Clarke rolled out Intapp Open Experience to around a quarter of the business in May, having been instrumental in its development. The new product, which Osborne Clarke’s IT director Nathan Hayes says needs an entirely new legal tech category devoted to it, helps law firms to improve their business development and ability to cross-sell. Not business intake and not CRM, Intapp Open Experience captures information on current matters and projects and makes it searchable, avoiding the need for extensive data entry. Here’s Nathan with more.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Jul 2017 No comments

Case study: New debt recovery solution in Lexis Visualfiles helps Bury Council legal exceed 50% recovery rate

A longstanding user of legal workflow and case management system Lexis Visualfiles, the legal department at Bury Council has created a new debt management solution within the platform to facilitate more efficient debt recovery. In this case study, Andy Carlile, practice manager of the legal department at Bury Council, talks to LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions about the rationale behind this approach and the benefits it is delivering.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Jun 2017 No comments

The 2017 Buyers Guide to UK eDisclosure Systems is available now! REVISED

The Insider’s definitive Buyers Guide to UK eDisclosure systems is available now. Researched and written by Andrew Haslam and published in conjunction with Legal IT Insider – and now in its fifth edition, the Guide has become an industry bible. The latest edition features 101 suppliers and 76 products, including ten new suppliers – although this is balanced out by the ten vendors who have left/been acquired, as well as three name changes. The 18 MB, 445 page PDF can be downloaded directly from the Legal IT Insider website.

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st May 2017 No comments

Lexis launches video practice guide with James Wagstaffe

In the consumer world there’s little you can’t find the answer to on YouTube and that trend is creeping into legal practice, with the launch by LexisNexis Legal & Professional in the US today (23 May) of a first-of-its-kind practice guide in partnership with James M. Wagstaffe, who for over 30 years co-authored The Rutter Group Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th May 2017 No comments

In-house legal tech: LawGeex launches buyers’ guide for business

In a guide that will be welcomed by the in-house community both as a useful tech resource and as a further sign of their rapidly growing autonomy, LawGeex has today (16 May) launched The In-House Counsel’s LegalTech Buyers Guide – a free, downloadable guide that showcases more than 100 “must-know technology solutions” which solve the daily challenges faced by in-house lawyers.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th May 2017 No comments

New Product: The Legal Shop unlocks more value for Tikit conveyancing case management users + Video

The Legal Shop specialises in helping law firms to get more from their existing case management systems. In these conveyancing workflow documents they show how the workflows work for Tikit users.

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th May 2017 No comments

Case Study: Fire Down Below – how Farrer & Co responded to the Kingsway Fire + VIDEO

How does one of the UK’s most famous law firms ensure that business continues apace even as major incidents unfold? During the events of the Kingsway Fire in 2015, Farrer & Co – whose premises were based nearby – had their business continuity practices put to the test, with interesting results.

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th May 2017 No comments