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Those MPs expenses

OK, not strictly legal but you have to laugh at former technology minister and now culture secretary Ben Bradshaw having to spend £20 to call out an engineer to fit a scart cable into his […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Jun 2009 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

New statement from IRIS Legal – revised

IRIS Group chief executive Martin Leuw has issued a statement to legal market users, stressing that the division is successful, generating total revenues of £22.2 million in the year to 30th April 2009, with pre-tax […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Jun 2009 at 9:14 am 4 comments

Rio Tinto outsource legal work to CPA

This story has already been covered this morning by Richard Susskind in The Times however here is the text of the formal announcement…Rio Tinto today announced that it has entered into a legal services outsourcing […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Jun 2009 at 9:45 am No comments

Hill Dickinson swap out Axxia for Aderant

Aderant has just announced that UK top 30 law firm Hill Dickinson LLP, has selected Aderant Expert to replace its legacy practice management system. (According to Legal Technology Insider records, the firm previously ran LexisNexis […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Jun 2009 at 4:19 pm No comments

One to watch

Keep an eye out for Lyceum Capital (headed up by Jeremy Hand) – they atre rumoured to be stalking the legal market with a view to putting together a commercially funded legal services offering, Tesco […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Jun 2009 at 1:59 pm No comments

Bermuda law no longer an island in the (gulf)stream

From 1st Jul,y Justis Publishing will exclusively host the Bermuda Law Reports on its Justis full-text online legal library. Previously available only on their own isolated website, the detailed judgments, which go back to 1986, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Jun 2009 at 10:42 am No comments

Elite San Diego user conference feedback

Following last week's Elite user conference in San Diego, we have received the following feedback from Elite and from one of our correspondents who also attended the event…Elite say: “The 2009 Elite User Conference – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Jun 2009 at 2:28 pm 1 comment

Legal IT Forum back for another year

Undaunted by the Lexis/Butterworths/Axxia foray into legal IT events, Informa's events subsidiary ICBI has just announced details of its 2009 iteration of its Legal IT Forum event. The dates are 14 & 15 October 2009 […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Jun 2009 at 9:56 am 7 comments

The Lexis IT show – latest

We've had some requests to see the programme for the Lexis/Butterworths/Axxia/Visualfiles Alternative Legal IT event – see attached PDF. The metadata on the original Word file shows this version was drafted on 22nd May.

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Jun 2009 at 7:51 am 3 comments

Facebook URLs – trademark piracy shoals ahead?

Although we normally steer clear of the legal issues surrounding technology, we're making an exception today with this story – courtesy Irwin Mitchell – about Facebook's new personalised web addresses scheme, as it could have […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Jun 2009 at 6:21 am No comments

June edition of American Legal Technology Insider out now

The June edition (no.11) of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. Click on the link below to download your free copy as a PDF. To have a copy sent direct to you […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jun 2009 at 2:38 pm No comments

So that's what they do with our licence fees

If you ever despaired at the way the BBC spends licence money on presenters' salaries, you'll love this story…Having discovered that about 30% of the UK population do not have an internet connection, the BBC […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jun 2009 at 9:02 am No comments

A&O speaking at Hitachi event next week

Still want to know more about the Allen & Overy Elite 3E implementation? Then go along to a seminar Hitachi (who now own one of the consultancies that was involved in the implementation) is holding […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jun 2009 at 9:00 am No comments

Asia-Pacific news – KL firm goes with Lexis

Abdullah Chan, a full service firm in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has launched Lexis Affinity as its new practice management system. “Our firm aims to become one of Malaysia's leading law firms with […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jun 2009 at 12:00 am 1 comment

Lexis to have a crack at running a legal IT event

Hey, just what the world needs in a recession – another legal IT event. Butterworths are throwing their hat into the water with what is being called The Alternative Legal IT Event (yes, we know […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Jun 2009 at 12:22 pm 12 comments