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Centaur Media issus profits warning

Centaur Media, the B2B publisher best known in the legal market for The Lawyer magazine, has issued a profits warning, following falling recruitment advertising revenues. The company says they are down by one-third on last […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 21st Feb 2009 at 10:49 am No comments

Is that daylight or an oncoming train at the end of the tunnel?

According to today's Times newspaper, Allen & Overy is planning to shed 450 jobs (including about 240 partners and fee earners) or about 9% of its total workforce by 30th April. The firm is also […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Feb 2009 at 1:35 pm 2 comments

Another Aderant site goes live – hello, is there anybody else out there?

Aderant has just announced that New England law firm of Burns & Levinson LLP has successfully gone live on Aderant Expert. The firm completed its implementation project in 10 months, successfully rolling out Aderant's application […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Feb 2009 at 3:53 pm 11 comments

LegalTech New York – an alternative view

Our friends at InsideLegal in the US have sent us their perspective on this month's LegalTech New York show…Another year, another LegalTech under our collective belts. This year was our 9th trip to NY for […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Feb 2009 at 12:20 pm No comments

Salary freeze at LexisNexis ?

Our thanks to our friends on the Law Librarians News zine for drawing our attention to the following memo that was circulated last week by LexisNexis:“In order to address what is shaping up to be […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Feb 2009 at 8:56 am No comments

Sign of the times: Microsoft freezing some prices

A sign of the times: Microsoft is freezing the price it charges customers that continue running legacy versions of its business software. Citing the global economic downturn Microsoft said the price for joining its custom […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Feb 2009 at 9:57 am No comments

Wales? Is that on the District Line?

As we've reported many times before, government legal departments and IT projects don't mix – they always run late, are way over budget and its usually the taxpayers who have to pick up the pieces. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Feb 2009 at 10:28 am 3 comments

Latest Asia-Pacific news

Westlaw China Goes GlobalOur thanks to Sean Hocking for drawing our attention to this item: With the global launch of Westlaw China – http://west.thomson.com/westlaw/global/china/ – legal practitioners in the US and UK now have access […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Feb 2009 at 7:47 pm No comments

Help wanted – library systems

The research librarian in the KM department of the London office of a Very Large Global Law Firm has written in with the following question…“I am seeking any recommendations for business/news current awareness management software, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Feb 2009 at 10:33 am 2 comments

Staff changes – the latest

It's still 4:00am in the morning on the West Coast so its too early for a comment from Elite however we have had confirmation from LexisNexis that Aamir Yusuf (Head of Development) has resigned. He's […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Feb 2009 at 12:08 pm No comments

US government agency e-discovery trends

Here's some data just in from the US on e-discovery trends. The research was conducted by the vendor IE Discovery gathering opinions and experiences from various government attorneys, records managers, paralegals and IT personnel regarding […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Feb 2009 at 8:17 am No comments

February issue of American Legal Technology Insider out now

The 7th issue – February 2009 – of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. Click on the link to download your free copy as a 396k PDF file. Top stories include a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Feb 2009 at 4:45 pm No comments

New appointments at LexisNexis

LexisNexis this morning announced two new senior appointments to its Practice & Productivity Management business (aka the old Axxia & Visualfiles businesses). Peter Dye joins LexisNexis as Commercial Director, Corporate and Public Sector, and Bob […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Feb 2009 at 9:53 am 22 comments

Interwoven and Autonomy – is there a cunning plan ?

One of the hot topics around the bars and drinking dens at LegalTech New York was a discussion of the reasons behind Autonomy's planned acquisition of Interwoven. Despite attempts by various lawyers to get shareholders […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Feb 2009 at 10:28 am 5 comments

Open Text what!!!

Our thanks to a reader (who shall be nameless, but its pretty obvious where he works) for drawing our attention to this posting on the DaniWeb IT discussion blog which reckons there are only 5 […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Feb 2009 at 10:32 am 11 comments