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Startup Corner: The Link App named in KPMG Best British Mobile Start-up Shortlist

Congratulations is due to Lauren Riley, founder and CEO of Manchester-based legal tech firm, The Link App, which has been shortlisted to the final five in KPMG’s search for the Best British mobile start-up.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 18th Jan 2018 No comments

The Singapore Academy of Law shows the rest of the world how to launch a legal IT innovation programme

In an example of an unusually high-level and joined up legal tech innovation programme, The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) today (10 January) formally launched its Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP), a two-year pilot that forms part of a wider bid for Singapore to become the tech hub of Asia.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 10th Jan 2018 No comments

Heads up legal tech startups: Mishcon opens applications for second MDR LAB

Heads up legal tech startups, Mishcon de Reya has today (9 January) opened a second round of applications for it technology incubator MDR LAB. Open to early stage and growth technology start-ups, applications are welcomed from companies at concept through to revenue-generating stage, as long as the product or service is applicable to the legal industry.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th Jan 2018 No comments

The Legal IT Insider Top 200 DMS report is now available to download as a free PDF!

In our October newsletter we published an extensive report setting out which law firms in the US Top 200 use which document management system, and we analysed the market share of the key players, in […]

Added by Jeremy Hill on the 14th Dec 2017 No comments

Legal comparison spin off site JustBeagle launches with £970k seed financing

A member of the team behind consumer legal support forum LegalBeagles has launched a new legal search and comparison site – JustBeagle – having raised £970,000 in seed round financing from high net worth investors.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 14th Nov 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Legatics in Focus

Legatics is an end-to-end deal platform designed to cut out deal administration and with an immediate focus on automating the conditions precedent process. The company was this year selected to be part of the first wave of startups in Allen & Overy’s tech hub Fuse and was nominated for a Legal Geek startup award. Here’s what you need to know.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th Nov 2017 No comments

October issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter is out now!

Welcome to the latest issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter – October 2017 – Issue #307 – our top stories include… Norton Rose Fulbright goes live on SAP with Fulcrum GT AND The US Top 200 DMS table is out! Our US Top 200 document management system supplement is out today (1 November) giving you the full low down on which US firms are using which system, as well as extensive interviews with clients such as Baker Botts (iManage Cloud) and Littler Mendelson (NetDocuments). Looks like it’s iManage rules in Big Law – and SharePoint is deader than Monty Python’s parrot!

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Nov 2017 No comments

Startup corner: LawHawk in Focus

LawHawk is a New Zealand-based startup that provides a managed HotDocs automation service specifically aimed at lawyers. Here is what you need to know. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 25th Oct 2017 No comments

September issue of the Legal IT Insider out now

Everyone loves the Legal IT Insider… the Insider and Legal Week have entered into an exclusive technology media partnership! The partnership will see LITI editor Caroline Hill speak at the Legal Week Connect conference and advise on the programme. Legal IT Insider will be promoting and raising awareness of the event. “We look forward to working with Legal IT Insider on this ambitious project and welcoming Caroline as a regular columnist for Legal Week,” said John Malpas, publisher of Legal Week. “Her deep knowledge of the UK legal technology market will enrich our coverage of a fast-evolving market.”

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Sep 2017 No comments

Zipwhip enters into two-way texting partnership with Clio

Zipwhip, a startup that provides text messaging services from desktops and over the web, has entered into partnership and product integration with cloud-based practice-management platform Clio.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Sep 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Juralio in Focus

Based in Dundee and founded in 2013, Juralio develops software to help lawyers and their clients collaborate, either in the cloud or on premises. Here they are with more about who they are and what makes them tick.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Sep 2017 No comments

Lonely Planet legal adopts LawAdvisor Corporate for managing outside counsel

Lonely Planet has helped to develop and now adopted an outside counsel procurement and management platform from Melbourne-founded legal tech startup LawAdvisor, which is backed by Janders Dean and launched in the UK this year.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 6th Sep 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: INTELLLEX in focus

Applying machine learning to solve some of the problems of knowledge management, Singapore founded startup Intelllex is an online workspace for lawyers to conduct legal research, with its intelligent search engine handling unstructured and semi-structured data and giving lawyers the ability to curate, amalgamate and index legal data from disparate sources. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 29th Aug 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Hoowla in focus

Built on the same platform as Netflix and using the same programming language as Facebook, Hoowla is modernising conveyancing for law firms. Founded in 2013, it is independently owned, designed and built in the UK, and offers case management software that includes full accounts and invoicing, precedents and letters, digital signatures, search ordering, online SDLT submissions and dashboard reporting. Here they are with more.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 1st Aug 2017 No comments

Editorial Deadline Alert: 12 Noon UK – Friday 21 July for July/August Insider newsletter

12 noon (UK time) on Friday 21st July – that’s THIS Friday – is the editorial deadline for the July/August issue of the Insider newsletter. Be there or see you in September.

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Jul 2017 No comments