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It's like the Dark Ages out here

In case you've been trying to contact the Insider earlier today, our ISP EasyNet is out of action and thanks to a power-cut our web access and phones have also been out of action. Of […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Oct 2008 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

TWM swap out IRIS in favour of Axxia

Guildford (UK) based TWM Solicitors LLP, which currently ranks No.213 on the Insider 250, has just announced it is to replace is current IRIS-based IT infrastructure with a new platform based around the LexisNexis Axxia […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Sep 2008 at 1:39 pm 22 comments

New managed services offering for UK legal market

A new name in the market – Konetica – this week announced it had launched a managed IT services offering for the legal sector. The company say they are “offering a bespoke service which is […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Sep 2008 at 7:45 am 2 comments

More Legal Technology Insider FAQs

Question: Why has one of Legalease's publications – the Legal Technology Journal – been listing the Insider's email address news@legaltechnology.com as its contact address in a well known media directory? Does this mean the Insider […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Sep 2008 at 6:21 pm No comments

BT limits wi-fi access to its wi-fi users

If the concept of 'cloud' computing is going to be the next big thing, then it's a pity nobody told BT. From next week BT Openzone customers in the UK will be cut off from […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Sep 2008 at 8:08 am No comments

New appointments at LexisNexis Axxia/Visualfiles division

Yesterday the Insider had a meeting with the senior management – Kate Holden, Edouard Tavernier and the newly appointed Tim Cheadle (see announcement below) – of LexisNexis' Practice & Productivity Management business – that's the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Sep 2008 at 8:51 am 5 comments

E-conveyancing giant warns of 'restructuring' and 'right-sizing'

MDA – the e-conveyancing systems group whose UK business includes the NLIS search channels Searchflow and Transaction Online – has issued a warning warned that its Q3 earnings will be below expectations given on-going weakness […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Sep 2008 at 6:56 am 1 comment

September Legal Technology Insider out now

The September issue (No.212) of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter (UK & EMEA edition) has just gone out digitally and will be hitting email in-boxes just about now. The print edition went out in the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Sep 2008 at 11:38 am No comments

Life imitating art – or something like that

So how much impact do TV programmes such as CSI Crime Scene Investigation have on real-life juries? A new psychological study from the University of Leicester aims to investigate how accurate people’s perceptions about forensic […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Sep 2008 at 9:26 am No comments

More M&A activity & consolidation in UK legal IT market

Here is the full text of a statement just issued by Ultima – which came in 5 minutes ago and too late to include in this week's Insider newsletter…The Directors of Ultima (the 'Directors’) are […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Sep 2008 at 10:26 am No comments

APAC news… Interwoven deals in SE Asia

Interwoven has issued a round-up of recent business wins in the South-East Asia region, they include wins at J Sagar Associates, which has five offices across India. Plus leading Singaporean law firms Allen & Gledhill, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Sep 2008 at 8:49 am No comments

Phantom menace returns – no, NOT another Star Wars story

Once again apologies to anyone who has just been resent another copy of the January 2008 edition of the Insider – this is our ongoing struggle with our ex-ISP and content they have stuck in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Sep 2008 at 6:54 am No comments

Have you ever wondered

Have you ever wondered why some of these banks and insurance companies – that are currently being rescued around the world – get themselves into such scrapes in the first place? Have you ever wondered […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Sep 2008 at 12:48 pm No comments

Credit crunch hits takeover market

The attempts by the Informa media group – best know in the UK as owners of the Legal IT Islington, Legal IT Forum and By Legal For Legal events – to find someone to buy […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Sep 2008 at 9:48 am 1 comment

Asia-Pacific news… Interaction rival forms HK partnership UPDATE

Here's an update on a story we filed earlier this week… Next month sees the official launch of a Microsoft CRM package called CRM4Legal, developed for law firms by Microsoft gold partner Client Profiles and […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Sep 2008 at 2:46 pm 1 comment