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50 female founders in legaltech

Here is a potentially useful resource: Kristen Sonday, founder and CEO of US A2J platform Paladin has put together a ‘Fifty Female Founders in Legaltech’ list and asks that the market support them, given the lack of diversity among legal tech founders. The list is growing and reached 57 at last check.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 22nd Oct 2018 at 6:32 am No comments

Legal tech education: Neota partners with three new universities

An outright leader when it comes to helping legal educators to bring their students’ education into this century, Neota Logic will today (19 October) announce three new education partnerships, with The University of Limerick, Ulster University and London South Bank University, which has launched a new law and technology option for students.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 19th Oct 2018 at 12:02 pm No comments

SAVE THE DATE – The 4th Annual Legal Leaders IT Forum – GlenLegal 2019

The Legal IT Insider team are excited to announce the dates of The 4th Annual Legal Leaders IT Forum – GlenLegal 2019. Chaired by Mike Rebeiro , head of digital and innovation at Macfarlanes and Rick Howell, CIO at Perkins Coie, the conference will be held on Sunday 3rd to Tuesday 5th March 2019, once again hosted in the awesome surroundings of the Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 19th Oct 2018 at 9:01 am No comments

Legal Geek 2018 – The in-house view

Huge congratulations to Jimmy Vestbirk for pulling off the biggest yet Legal Geek conference, with around 2,000 people networking in the new and enlarged Brick Lane venue. Here are some of the highlights of the in-house stage in the morning.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 18th Oct 2018 at 11:06 am No comments

US litigation analytics: Gavelytics partners with CourtCall and expands offering

Gavelytics will today (17 October) announce a partnership with remote court appearance pioneer CourtCall in a partnership that will help accelerate the growth of Gavelytics’ judicial analytics platform nationally by offering Gavelytics products to thousands more lawyers.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 17th Oct 2018 at 2:00 pm No comments

ICYMI. A new regular column from industry veteran Jonathan Maas

A digest of the more important eDisclosure / eDiscovery news from his BONG! email updates over the past month.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 17th Oct 2018 at 11:18 am No comments

Updated – New security tech alert: WindTalker to launch content security platform

WindTalker, Inc. will shortly officially launch its new content security platform, which offers law firms control of sensitive information throughout its lifecycle by providing granular protection of the content versus the file.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Oct 2018 at 6:04 pm No comments

Legal tech win: Royds Withy King selects Zylpha for bundling & eSignatures

UK top 100 firm Royds Withy King has chosen Zylpha’s digital document bundling for Visualfiles across its practice, including: family law, personal injury and other litigation teams. Also included is Adobe Sign, the widely acclaimed electronic signature solution and a renewed licence for Zylpha’s MoJ (Ministry of Justice) EL/PL and RTA Portal Integration. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Oct 2018 at 10:21 am No comments

Deadline Alert! The deadline for the October issue of the Insider is this Friday – 19 October

The deadline for you to get all wins, deals, and people moves to us for the next (October) issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter is THIS Friday – 19 October – 12 noon UK time on  Please flag all exclusives so we can give them the appropriate priority treatment.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Oct 2018 at 6:35 am No comments

Neota appoints London-based global marketing manager

Neota Logic has relocated its head of marketing role to London and appointed Rebecca Tear (formerly Hawkes) from Apperio as global marketing manager in the latest senior hire for the growing New York-headquartered company.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Oct 2018 at 3:22 pm No comments

Trending – “Our members weren’t consulted”: LSSA angered by Law Society’s Clio endorsement

The Legal Software Suppliers Association has reacted angrily to the news last week that The Law Society of England and Wales has endorsed Clio as its first cloud case management system, with the body under fire for not conducting a formal selection process.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Oct 2018 at 10:24 am 1 comment

Countdown to Legal Geek – last day to buy tickets

Legal Geek is counting down the days to its third conference on the 17th October, at the Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR. Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill will be speaking on the second stage, come and watch if you can. Here is a link to buy tickets – last day today (15 October).

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Oct 2018 at 10:23 am No comments

How LawWithoutWalls Can Help You Unlock Client Solutions

We asked Leah Cooper (pictured), founder and CEO of Leah Cooper Consulting and a LWOW sponsor this year, to tell you all about it.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Oct 2018 at 3:43 pm No comments

A&O licenses Avvoka’s contract lifecycle technology

Allen & Overy (A&O) has agreed to fully license and roll out Avvoka’s contract lifecycle platform across its global network, in a massive win for the 2016-founded startup – a win that is being credited in large part to Avvoka’s involvement in A&O’s tech innovation space Fuse.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Oct 2018 at 11:16 am No comments

Deloitte RPA report admits surprise at lack of vision and IT readiness

Deloitte’s Fourth Global Robotics Survey is out this week with stats that demonstrate a significant uptake in support for the use of Robotic Process Automation in the workplace and a maturing of expectations from the technology but the report also expresses surprise at the lack of vision and ambition for automation and a ‘lack of IT readiness’.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 11th Oct 2018 at 2:48 pm No comments