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ContractPodAi in Southeast Asia first with Rajah & Tann win

In its first win in Southeast Asia, ContractPodAi has entered into a commercial relationship with Rajah & Tann, which is one of the largest firms in Singapore with a legal network spread out over 10 countries across Southeast Asia and China, we can reveal.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th May 2019 No comments

Cove Hill takes a minority stake in NetDocuments

Yes, we have yet more legal tech private equity news, as Boston headquartered fund Cove Hill buys a minority stake in NetDocuments from Clearlake Capital Group, which acquired NetDocuments in 2017. We speak to CEO Josh Baxter and ask why Clearlake is selling a minority share, and why now.

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

Breaking news: Baker McKenzie Selects iManage Cloud

Baker McKenzie has selected iManage Cloud to replace its on-premises OpenText document management system, in a major win for the Chicago-headquartered vendor.

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

Contract Review in Box from Diligen – what you need to know

Diligen, a leading provider of machine learning software for contract review, is now available within the Box enterprise content management platform. This is what you should know.

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

Legal IT Intelligence – CRM Report May 2019

In CRM of the Crop, our client relationship management report for 2019, we take a look at the latest trends in the legal CRM space including the new entrants, the new relationships and the new versions, as well as looking at the converse – the lack of innovation and what that means to CRM users.
 

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 14th May 2019 No comments

Private equity dominates as Onit acquires SimpleLegal

Private equity driven deals continue to dominate the legal sector news as, following a $200m strategic investment by K1 Investment Management in January, Onit yesterday (13 May) announced that it has acquired SimpleLegal, a 2013-founded SaaS provider of legal spend, matter and vendor management tools, to bolster its end-to-end business process automation platform. 

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

Trending: South African courts to go digital with CaseLines

South Africa is implementing paperless digital courtrooms across the country after selecting London-headquartered digital evidence management provider CaseLines, in a move that is hoped will considerably improve access to justice including reducing ‘mislaid’ evidence.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th May 2019 1 comment

Legal IT Wins! Catch up on all the latest deals and moves

So last week was another busy week in the world of legal IT (when is it not) but we’re here with a recap of everything you need to know for the board room/water cooler/out for drinks, come on, it’s nearly summer.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th May 2019 No comments

Neota and LawGeex pair up to automate third party NDA approval process

In a great example of vendor collaboration, Neota Logic and LawGeex have paired up to offer clients an automated third party NDA approval process in a move that is expected to be widened to cover a number of different contractual scenarios.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 10th May 2019 No comments

Raft of vendors qualify for Singapore’s $3.68m Tech-celerate for Law scheme

Litera Microsystems has been chosen as one of Singapore’s Tech-celerate for Law pre-approved vendors, with others including Contract Express and NetDocuments.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th May 2019 No comments

Wolters Kluwer faces social media backlash as malware incident sees it go offline

Legal and accountancy publishing and software provider Wolters Kluwer is facing a social media backlash over its perceived failure to communicate with customers after suffering a malware incident that has seen it take its platform offline.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th May 2019 No comments

HFW overhaul continues with appointment of first innovation partner

We speak to HFW’s managing partner, Jeremy Shebson, about the changes at the UK top 30 firm as it creates its first innovation committee.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th May 2019 No comments

Carey Olsen ‘on the Peppermint journey’ after successful CRM rollout

Carey Olsen says that it is ‘on the start of the Peppermint journey’ including looking at Peppermint’s practice management system and other offerings after a successful business development CRM solution implementation across its nine offices.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th May 2019 1 comment

A cool mil: Legaltech startups Josef and rfrnz raise seven figure seed financing

Melbourne-based legal tech start-up Josef has closed a $1m funding round. The seed investment was made by venture capital firm Jelix and angel investors including Kara Frederick, managing director of Tiger Financial Group and Ben Armstrong, previously a principal at Telstra Ventures. It comes as German AI driven legaltech start-up rfrnz has also received a seven-figure funding round.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 7th May 2019 No comments

F-LEX hires Sophie Gould as head of L&D

Legal technology provider, F-LEX has strengthened its management team with the appointment of well-known LexisNexis leader Sophie Gould as its new head of learning and development.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 7th May 2019 No comments