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MDA to buy Richards Gray

The e-conveyancing, HIPs and online search group MDA has just announced plans to acquire Richards Gray for £10.8million plus earn-outs. The transaction, which is in line with MDA's strategy for consolidating the HIPs market, requires […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Mar 2008 at 2:46 pm No comments

Revised top 250 now available

Legal Technology Insider has revised its top 250 listing to take account of the latest law firm mergers and the changing fortunes of firms, as they contract and expand. The net result is 25 new […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Mar 2008 at 8:36 am No comments

The Insider Lonely Hearts Club Band

Here on Legal Tech Insider we've been asked to provide some odd services over the years, including sending a weekly joke to the terminally depressed (let's face it, it's not a bundle of laughs selling […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Feb 2008 at 8:27 am No comments

Want to access EU data protection rules?

E-discovery and litigation support specialist Trilantic has posted onto its website the data protection rules for each country in the European Union. Trilantic's managing director Nigel Murray said the company recognised the need for easier […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Feb 2008 at 8:12 am No comments

Roundtable sees Sharepoint as the future

Following on from the readers poll in the last issue of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter, Avanquest made Sharepoint the topic for debate at its most recent roundtable lunch for IT directors in London last […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Feb 2008 at 9:06 am 9 comments

Awards eh? What are they good for?

Rob Lancashire of digital dictation specialists nFlow Software says he was stunned and amazed to find his company had been nominated for a prize in the 'most success of SpeechMike trade-in 2007' category (sic) at […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Feb 2008 at 7:53 am 2 comments

EasyNet email outage

It has taken us some time to establish what is going on – thanks to the usual evasive, porkie-pie wielding staff on the help desk – but there appears to be a major POP3 server […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Feb 2008 at 2:38 pm No comments

Guest article: Bryan King on e-billing

There is no doubt that electronic invoicing (e-billing) is one of the fastest growing trends in the client/law firm commercial relationship. We suspect that by now the majority of firms have been approached by clients […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Feb 2008 at 2:10 pm No comments

ILCA awards ahoy – crank up your users

The Institute of Legal Cashiers & Administrators (ILCA) has begun the search for the best software supplier of 2008. The winner will be awarded the Software User’s Award at the Institute’s annual luncheon held at […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 25th Feb 2008 at 8:21 am No comments

Irish law firm targeted in 419 fraud

We've all heard about the 'Nigerian 419' email scams – a large stash of money in return for handing over your bank account details – however they usually involve the funds of some deceased African […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 21st Feb 2008 at 10:26 am 9 comments

Wolferstans stay with Axxia and upgrade to DNA

Wolferstans, in the South West has announced that it has selected Axxia DNA from LexisNexis Axxia as its new web-based platform for practice and business management. With the contract concluded just four days after LexisNexis’s […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Feb 2008 at 8:44 am 8 comments

Legal Tech New York – what was hot

Due to the dates clash with the Legal IT Show in London, we were unable to make it out to New York at the start of the month for LegalTech, so we asked independent EDD […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Feb 2008 at 9:26 am 1 comment

More Microsoft Outlook & Office embeds

FWBS and SOS have been in touch to say they also offer practice management systems that are embedded with Microsoft Outlook & Office. Their details are attached below,

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Feb 2008 at 4:01 pm No comments

PMS within Outlook – the background info

What looks like becoming one of the major trends in 2008 is the integration of case and practice management functionality within Microsoft Office applications, particularly Outlook. This week's Legal Technology Insider newsletter will be reporting […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Feb 2008 at 3:56 pm No comments

New Insider Readers Poll – what flavour of Office do you have?

An IT director mentioned recently it would be nice to know which versions of Microsoft Office law firms were using as he was fed up of vendors trying to fob him off with the lame […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Feb 2008 at 11:06 am No comments