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IRIS publish new product strategy – everything is coming up Videss and Mountain

Yes, I know we had the Legal Link announcements just before Christmas but the IRIS Legal group has now published a new product strategy announcement. Now read on – and check out the attachments if […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Apr 2008 at 5:37 pm 50 comments

And now its an MBO for SOS

This morning Solicitors Own Software (SOS), providers of legal practice and case management software and services, announced a management buy-out (MBO) by the current executive team, following the planned retirement of founder Michael Platt. The […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Apr 2008 at 5:05 am No comments

More acquisitions – Epiq buy Pinpoint Global

Kansas City-based Epiq Systems (best known for its DocuMatrix e-discovery & litigation support software) has just announced a further expansion of its London office with the acquisition of Pinpoint Global Ltd, an emerging provider of […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Apr 2008 at 3:00 pm No comments

What we did on our holidays

What could be simpler – a little spin along a Scottish shoreline in your 4WD. The driver, Archie Courage of SDLT.co.uk, takes up the story… “SDLT gets stoned, well stuck on the sea wall with […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Apr 2008 at 9:23 am No comments

TFB & Tikit – and there's more – money that is

Stockbrokers Charles Stanley has issued a research note suggesting the total value of the Tikit/TFB deal – the enterprise value of the acquisition – is not £7.4 million but actually in the region of £8.5 […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Apr 2008 at 2:03 pm No comments

Acquisitions ahoy – Tikit buy TFB for £7.4 million

This morning Tikit Group Plc announced the acquisition of TFB Group Limited, a provider of practice management solutions to law firms, from TFB's management and funds managed by NVM Private Equity. TFB, which developed the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Apr 2008 at 7:31 am 1 comment

More acquisitions – Thomson makes a purchase

And here is the first of the acquisitions…The Thomson Corporation has acquired Digita, a leading provider of software to the accountancy profession in the UK. Digita has won the LexisNexis UK Best Tax Software award […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Apr 2008 at 7:28 pm No comments

More acquisitions ahoy !

The Orange Rag has learned that more acquisitions of legal IT vendors are about to be announced. Watch this site for details over the next 24 hours.

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Apr 2008 at 7:16 pm No comments

Best April First Joke du jour ?

Yes, it is April Fool's Day and unless anyone has a better example, here is the best spoof report we've seen today, courtesy of Daniel Pollick, the Global CIO at DLA Piper UK LLP. It […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Apr 2008 at 2:56 pm 2 comments

Midgley Corner – LSC Online – budget goes thru the roof

Our thanks to the latest issue of the Solicitors Journal for drawing our attention to this story…The cost of the new version of the Legal Services Commission's LSC Online portal for legal aid firms has […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Apr 2008 at 1:16 pm No comments

All you ever wanted to know about litigation support

Andrew Haslam of Allvision Computing has put together this useful white paper to provide an analytical framework to categorise and assess the tools and suppliers available within the litigation support and electronic data discovery (EDD) […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st Mar 2008 at 9:25 am 2 comments

It's yesterday once more

If some of you are wondering why in the middle of Sunday afternoon you suddenly received duplicate copies of the December and/or January editions of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter, relax – it's not you […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Mar 2008 at 10:02 pm No comments

Midgley Corner – Too much choice

There's really too much choice today. We've got an American satellite TV installer who decided the simplest way to drill a hole through a wall was to shoot at it with his gun. It created […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Mar 2008 at 10:50 am 1 comment

New version of e-billing software available

With e-billing now making its way on to the agendas of more and more law firms, you may be interested in this announcement made earlier this week…eBillingHub has announced availability of its newest version, emphasizing […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Mar 2008 at 10:29 am No comments

Still in a holiday mood?

What more could you want – a website that combines a computer game with matrimonial law? Well actually it's a little shoot 'em up game that lets you play Heather Mills sloshing water over the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Mar 2008 at 9:17 am No comments