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Law 2007 events sign up Christian to organise IT seminars

The legal profession’s largest exhibition and training congress – Law London 2007, on 14th & 15th March 2007 at Olympia 2 in London – is to expand its already significant Training Congress with a new […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2006 at 10:28 am No comments

Visualfiles charity fashion show raises £3000

The LexisNexis Visualfiles fun charity fashion show, which took place in Leeds last week, raised £3,000 for our VisualAid initiative which is concerned with supporting two charities, the Teenage Cancer Trust and Mary's Meals. LexisNexis Visualfiles […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2006 at 10:14 am No comments

LexisNexis continues with its buying spree

Having purchased the UK case management systems supplier Visualfiles last month, LexisNexis is continuing its spending spree with the acquisition earlier this week of not one but two US litigation support systems developers, namely Dataflight […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2006 at 9:19 am No comments

The summer is here – time to look for a new job?

The summer may be here but there seems to be no let up in the demand legal IT skills. LexisNexis Interface Software in London has vacancies for technical consultants, project managers and sales/account managers. Meanwhile […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2006 at 9:07 am No comments

Rightmove rights off £8 million + on HIPs

The fall out from the British government's U-turn on HIPs – and the recent decision to make the controversial home condition reports voluntary rather than mandatory – continues, with the property website Rightmove admitting it […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2006 at 8:58 am No comments

BigHand's founder exit via an MBO

And the consolidation continues with digital dictation systems market leader BigHand the latest to see changes at the top. With effect from yesterday (Monday 24th) the company's founders – Stephen Thompson and Gordon McAlpine – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 25th Jul 2006 at 5:57 pm No comments

Hummingbird begins talks with Open Text – more news in three weeks

Hummingbird has commenced negotiations with Open Text regarding the terms upon which Hummingbird’s Board of Directors would support a transaction involving the acquisition by Open Text of all the outstanding shares of Hummingbird at a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jul 2006 at 8:40 pm No comments

nQueue Announces Patent Issues for Embedded Cost Recovery

Costs recovery systems specialist nQueue has been issued a patent (7,076,184) by the US Patent Office which covers certain methods for embedding cost recovery solutions. Specifically, this patent covers methods for accounting for a job […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Jul 2006 at 8:45 pm No comments

Government does U-turn on HIPs – no surprise there then

The British government has caved in to the growing anti-HIPs campaign and announced that one of the key and most controversial elements – the Home Condition Reports (HCR) – will not now become mandatory on […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Jul 2006 at 10:19 am No comments

Now it's podcasts for law students

Sweet and Maxwell has launched a series of free podcasts to help law students study for their exams. The podcasts, which are free to download from the web, are companions to Sweet and Maxwel's student […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Jul 2006 at 11:06 am No comments

Reader survey finds legal IT does make you sick

Last month’s Legal Technology Insider online readers' poll asked if working in legal IT was stressful and what impact this had on your health. A massive 74% of you said ‘yes’ a job in legal […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Jul 2006 at 8:50 pm No comments

Insider Top 250 chart update now on the web

The latest version of the Insider top 250 chart has now been posted on the Insider website. Access is free just click here www.legaltechnology.com/casestudies.htm

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jul 2006 at 10:09 pm No comments

Hummingbird recommend taking no action yet

The Board of Directors of Hummingbird has acknowledged the formal commencement of an unsolicited offer from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Open Text Corporation to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of Hummingbird not currently […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jul 2006 at 7:25 pm No comments

Hummingbird responds to Open Text offer

Hummingbird has responded to an announcement by Open Text Corporation that it intends to make an unsolicited all-cash offer for all of Hummingbird’soutstanding common shares at a price of US$27.75 per share.“The Board of Directors […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Jul 2006 at 9:23 am No comments

Hummingbird Legal chief says our thoughts are still with you

In the latest development in the ongoing bidding war for Hummingbird, Yuri Frayman, the vice-president of the company's legal business solutions division, has sent an open letter to law firm customers… I wanted to personally […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Jul 2006 at 7:54 pm No comments