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Eversheds to launch own ALSP targeting revenue of £100m

Eversheds Sutherland is set to launch its own alternative legal services provider business targeting revenues of £100m, as law firms increasingly look to outside ventures to deliver tech-led, lower cost services.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Jun 2019 at 9:58 am No comments

Chris Bull joins Deloitte Legal as legal ops architect

Leading legal IT adviser Chris Bull has joined Deloitte Legal as legal operations architect, working with the team leading the development of the next phase of the Big Four giant’s legal services offering, as Deloitte also, we can reveal, looks for a chief technology officer.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Jun 2019 at 9:54 am No comments

eDiscovery movers and shakers

Women in eDiscovery, a  nonprofit organization that brings together women interested in technology related to the legal profession, has appointed two new regional directors. And Alex Su leaves eDiscovery automation company Logikcull for AI provider Evisort.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 25th Jun 2019 at 4:01 pm No comments

Triple win for Tikit P4W

Two law firms and one of the UK’s largest house builders have adopted Tikit’s practice and case management solution P4W.

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 25th Jun 2019 at 2:13 pm No comments

McLeod Law selects NetDocuments for DMS and email management

Alberta-based 50 lawyer firm, McLeod Law has selected NetDocuments to be its document and email management platform. To address stringent document location requirements, the firm will use the NetDocuments ndFlexStore to physically store documents and emails in the cloud, in Microsoft Azure datacenters, in local on-premises stores, or in any combination while simultaneously leveraging NetDocuments’ global cloud platform.

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 25th Jun 2019 at 1:49 pm No comments

Phoenix appoints Mitratech’s EMEA MD Jason Heyman as global sales director

Phoenix Business Solutions, which in April was acquired by Morae Global Corporation, has appointed Mitratech’s EMEA managing director Jason Heyman as global sales director. Heyman will initially be responsible for sales activity and reporting across EMEA and APAC, with further plans to increase this reach to the US region in the coming months. 

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 25th Jun 2019 at 12:28 pm No comments

Bech-Bruun launches subscription service for DIY documents

Leading Danish law firm Bech-Bruun says that it has taken up the digital challenge with its introduction of a new subscription service that allows clients to draft their own legal documents using “BB SmartDraft”.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 25th Jun 2019 at 7:44 am No comments

iManage appoints former A&O senior associate as global legal practice director for RAVN

Stephanie Vaughan is joining iManage as global legal practice director for iManage RAVN, a role which iManage says will see her engage with customers to help them understand and adopt artificial intelligence technology, leveraging her hybrid background as lawyer in Allen & Overy’s market innovations group (MIG).

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th Jun 2019 at 3:41 pm No comments

Martyn Wells gears up for 245 mile Cape Wrath challenge after major setback

Wright Hassall’s IT director Martyn Wells is gearing up to take on Britain’s toughest walking trail despite a major setback. Wells, who was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in March 2017, has been raising funds to support the work of Macmillan nurses over the last 18 months and will push himself further than ever before by taking on the 245 mile Cape Wrath Trail in 10 days starting on August 31.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th Jun 2019 at 9:35 am 1 comment

Nextlaw In-House Solutions recruits Ben Weinberger as legal ops director

Ben Weinberger has joined Dentons’ growing in-house consultancy arm Nextlaw In-House Solutions as legal operations director.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 21st Jun 2019 at 11:39 am No comments

Legaltech in May

We bring you all the top news and analysis from the past month with extra commentary from leading players.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 21st Jun 2019 at 7:00 am No comments

Lexigogo upgrades mobile app to video record agreements

Belgian legal tech company Lexigogo BVBA today (20 June) announces the release of a major update of its mobile video contracting app Lexigogo, which is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. Lexigogo is the world’s first mobile app that allows people and businesses to video-record simple agreements they make with each other in a legally binding way and without the need for written contracts.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 20th Jun 2019 at 2:32 pm No comments

Kennedys ditches annual appraisals for continuous feedback with Clear Review

Global law firm Kennedys has chosen performance management company Clear Review to support its transition from traditional annual appraisals to a culture of continuous performance development.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 20th Jun 2019 at 2:18 pm No comments

Elite launches persona-based dashboards and ProLaw 2019.1

Thomson Reuters Elite has launched persona-based dashboards for 3E Data Insights. The dashboards provide rich visual analytics specific to multiple firm roles. The data can be tailored and filtered to the individual needs of practice group leads, working fee earners, billing fee earners, firm managers and originating fee earners.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 20th Jun 2019 at 11:08 am No comments

Dispatches from CLOC

By all measures, this past CLOC conference in Las Vegas was its largest and most ambitious yet, boasting dozens of education-rich panels.  It also showcased a vendor floor of technology and service vendors (including law firms) and made meeting rooms available so that delegates could speak to, learn from and potentially engage these vendors.  Part education conference, part trade show, CLOC has become a fixture on the calendar for those interested in technology that impacts legal services delivery.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 19th Jun 2019 at 2:00 pm No comments