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How to deal with mental health discrimination at work

October 10 2018 is World Mental Health Day which is designed to educate, raise awareness and remove the stigma of mental health. Hannah Parsons, principal associate solicitor at DAS Law, explains what people need to know if they feel they are being treated unfairly at work because of their mental health.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th Oct 2018 at 10:35 am No comments

Trending… Nigel Murray Moves To The Cloud: A Eulogy from Jonathan Maas

As many of you will already know, Nigel died peacefully in his sleep on the night of 03 October 2018 after a two-year battle against brain cancer. He is survived by his wife Amanda and daughter Sophie.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 5th Oct 2018 at 4:24 pm 19 comments

FT Innovative Lawyers Awards: Allen & Overy wins most innovative law firm in Europe

In what was a very successful night for Magic Circle law firms Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters, Allen & Overy last night (4 October) won the prized ‘most innovative law firm in Europe’ award at the FT Innovative Lawyers 2018, as A&O partner Jonathan Brayne also jointly won legal innovator of the year.

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Nigel Murray Moves To The Cloud

Rest in Peace, Uncle Nigel Nigel Murray “The God Father of ED” died peacfully in his sleep last night.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 4th Oct 2018 at 11:29 pm 7 comments

12 heavyweight global firms back Reynen Court in launch of legal tech ‘App Store’

In a bid to create what is effectively a legal tech ‘App Store’ to help law firms deploy cloud-based computer applications without concerns over security and to help them rationalise costs, Reynen Court has launched a services automation platform with the input of 12 heavyweight firms co-chaired by Latham & Watkins and Clifford Chance.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 4th Oct 2018 at 6:23 pm No comments

European tech: University of Luxembourg and Linklaters collaborate to develop EU RegTech compliance tool

The University of Luxembourg has entered what it describes as a first of its kind collaboration with Linklaters, with the two organisations working together to create a tool that will improve organisations’ ability to interpret and implement EU legislation.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 4th Oct 2018 at 1:58 pm No comments

Lexoo closes $4.4m Series A financing as it looks to grow global panel appointments

2014-founded online legal marketplace Lexoo has closed a $4.4M Series A financing round led by Earlybird and including Forward Partners (which led its funding round in 2015) and Ned Staple, general counsel at Zoopla Property Group, among others.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 4th Oct 2018 at 8:02 am No comments

Legal tech win: Skyscanner selects Juro’s contract management platform

In a big win for Juro, travel search comparison site and app Skyscanner will deploy its contract management solution globally following a proof of concept completed in August.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 3rd Oct 2018 at 1:24 pm No comments

Legatics secures £500k to expand deal management platform

2015-founded deal management platform Legatics has secured more than £500,000 in investment from a combination of angel investors and venture partners bringing the company’s post-money valuation to £3.14 million.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 3rd Oct 2018 at 1:12 pm No comments

Blurred lines: Luminance launches eDiscovery tool

In keeping with a drive among vendors to be able to offer both transactional and contentious document review capability, Luminance, which has since its launch in September 2016 grown its M&A client base to 118 customers in 39 countries, has released Luminance Discovery to assist lawyers in their investigations and eDiscovery work.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 3rd Oct 2018 at 12:42 pm No comments

Acquisitions Ahoy! as Tabs3 grows cloud offering with acquisition of US legal tech startup CosmoLex

Tabs3 Software, a leading provider of desktop legal practice management software, announced today that it has acquired CosmoLex, a leading provider of cloud legal practice management software. With the addition of CosmoLex, Tabs3 will serve over 100,000 legal professionals in the United States and Canada.

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slicedbread raises £1m in Series A funding to accelerate development of sharedo

In a significant boost for the case management sector, Manchester based tech provider slicedbread has raised £1m in Series A funding, we can reveal, led by Sussex Place Ventures – the venture capital arm of the London Business School. We speak to founder Ben Nicholson.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 3rd Oct 2018 at 9:31 am No comments

“She has business acumen, EQ and an understanding of ILTA”: ILTA announces interim CEO

Litera Microsystems vice president of client development Joy Heath Rush has been selected as interim CEO by The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) after a formal search to replace former CEO Dan Liutikas saw the board review over 100 applications. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 2nd Oct 2018 at 4:55 pm No comments

Sheffield eyes legal tech hub status with incubator and conference launch

Sick of Londoners thinking they are the centre of the universe when it comes to legal tech? Kollider and Technomancers author Matt Pennington aim to establish Sheffield as a legal tech hub with the launch of a Sheffield-based tech incubator, and a conference for law firms, students and tech companies on the 22nd November 2018.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 2nd Oct 2018 at 7:54 am 1 comment

Kim Massana joins as Neota’s president and CEO for the Americas

In a major hire for Neota Logic, former Thomson Reuters Elite president and later TR’s global head of customer experience Kim Massana has joined as president and chief executive officer for the Americas, based in the company’s New York city office.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 1st Oct 2018 at 8:52 pm No comments