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Dentons signs three-year global deal with iManage

Dentons has signed a three-year deal that extends its relationship with iManage, with plans to adopt iManage Work 10 in all locations globally, with the option to deploy in the cloud or on premise.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 30th Jan 2019 No comments

Lexis launches new foundation to advance the rule of law

In an announcement that is worth paying attention to amid the noise of Legaltech 19, LexisNexis has announced the launch of the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation, a not-for-profit entity established to advance the rule of law around the world, which will include giving access to its huge global data respository to those helping to achieve that goal.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 29th Jan 2019 No comments

ALSP now “more than a $10bn market” according to TR study

We’re here at Legaltech 19 and this just in this morning (29 January) from Thomson Reuters.

Use of alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) is growing faster than projected and is now more than a $10 billion market as ALSPs rapidly expand their footprint.

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Exclusive: Seward & Kissel selects SAP with Fulcrum GT

Respected Wall Street law firm Seward & Kissel has selected SAP with Fulcrum Global Technologies, we can reveal, swapping out sunsetted incumbent Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise for Fulcrum’s intake, conflicts, time, billing, finance, collection and expense modules.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 29th Jan 2019 No comments

Planning Your Next Legal IT Strategy Discussion (Part II): Invest With Purpose

This 3-part series offers a framework for law firm leaders to discuss and plan a sustainable IT strategy that enables internal and external digital clients of today and tomorrow.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 28th Jan 2019 No comments

Hello Hong Kong! Elevate Acquires Cognatio Law

How on earth is Elevate going to integrate all these companies that it has bought over the past few months? We’ll find out soon but in the mean time, here’s another one! The announcement came in today (25 January):

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 25th Jan 2019 No comments

The GLH2019 + GROWL: The whats and whys of the hackathon, plus why women should get involved

Registration opened this week for the Global Legal Hackathon 2019, taking place worldwide from Feb. 22-24. #GLH2019 will feature the launch of the GROWL initiative – Global Rise of Women in LegalTech. We spoke to GROWL chair Nita Sanger, chief strategy officer at Integra Ledger, about the GLH and GROWL.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 25th Jan 2019 No comments

Pushed for time? Here’s what you need to know in brief

A catch up on all our biggest stories from yesterday (24 January).

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 25th Jan 2019 No comments

And yet more legal tech investment: DISCO raises $83m

As we try to go to press on the Orange Rag out next week yet ANOTHER interesting announcement comes out today (24 January) that we know you’ll want to hear about, as eDiscovery vendor DISCO raises $83m, bringing the total it has raised to $135m. Legal tech is now firmly on the investment fund radar – we published just today that Silicon Valley investor Accel-KKR has alongside Scottish Equity Partners invested $10m in Peppermint Technology and one of the reasons for that is that the legal tech sector is perceived by investors as a hot and still untapped opportunity. Here is the announcement.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th Jan 2019 No comments

Exclusive and Trending: Peppermint Technology secures over £7m from Accel-KKR and Scottish Equity Partners

In a significant boost for legal technology cloud provider Peppermint Technology, Silicon Valley tech investment firm Accel-KKR and long-term investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) are to invest over £7m to accelerate its growth and further develop their legal SaaS platform, we can reveal.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th Jan 2019 7 comments

Trustify launches secure email service SMAIL

Scottish-headquartered managed security service provider Trustify, which counts Vodafone, Burger King and the Ministry of Justice among its clients,  has launched a secure email service called SMAIL, promising ‘one click’ encryption that works on both mobile and desktop.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 23rd Jan 2019 No comments

Carpe Diem gets smarter with launch of Intelligent Time

Tikit today unveils Intelligent Time as part of its flagship Carpe Diem timekeeping application. It uses natural language processing to turn free form text into validated time entries. Here is the announcement:

Added by Caroline Hill on the 23rd Jan 2019 No comments

Updated: Thomson Reuters Elite to sunset Business Development Premier

In a blow to customers of Thomson Reuters Elite Business Development Premier (rebranded as 3E Business Development) the CRM system launched in 2013 is to be sunsetted after what is understood to be a lack of significant uptake. The data engine ContactNet (now rebranded 3E Business Development Data Engine) will going forward be sold as a standalone module.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 23rd Jan 2019 3 comments

Thomson Reuters Elite officially launches 3E in the cloud for large and mid-sized firms

In a significant announcement for Thomson Reuters Elite, 3E is now widely available in the cloud for large and mid-sized law firms. Here is the announcement in full

Added by Caroline Hill on the 22nd Jan 2019 No comments

Updated: Casey Flaherty & Jae Um join Bakers as directors of LPM and pricing

Casey Flaherty, founder of Procertus and the Legal Techolology Assessment, has joined Baker McKenzie as Director of Legal Project Management, responsible for accelerating the growth of the firm’s LPM capability. He joins alongside Jae Um, a former director of legal strategy at Seyfarth Shaw, who is the newly-appointed Director of Pricing Strategy.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 22nd Jan 2019 2 comments