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2007 Fulbright & Jaworski litigtion trends survey out now

UK companies are seeing significant increases in the number of internal and external regulatory investigations according to a new report published today by international law firm Fulbright & Jaworski. However, the number of court actions […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Oct 2007 at 11:23 am No comments

Email – ooo, there's a lot of it about, say surveys

Following on from yesterday's survey on e-disclosure from KPMG, we've had two more email/e-discovery related stories hit our desktop.The first is from a company called Securecoms on the subject of email security, encryption and interception. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Oct 2007 at 9:15 am 1 comment

Lawyers call for clarity on e-discovery – and training for judges

With the amount of electronic evidence growing rapidly in litigation cases, a survey by KPMG Forensic amongst 100 litigators in 22 leading UK-based law firms has found that there are widespread concerns about ambiguity in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Oct 2007 at 6:55 am 1 comment

Bearpark joins Cognito team

AIM-listed Ultima Networks plc, whose legal legal sector subsidiary is Cognito Software, has appointed Richard Bearpark as a non-executive director. Until its acquisition by the CS Group (now IRIS) last year, Bearpark was the chief […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Oct 2007 at 1:26 pm No comments

New NLIS trials announced

The Council for the National Land Information Service (C-NLIS) has launched a number of trials aimed at determining how access to base or unrefined land and property information held in local authorities can be provided […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Oct 2007 at 9:18 am No comments

IRIS start to reorganise the CS Group legal division

The IRIS Group, which acquired the Computer Software Group (aka CSG including its legal division comprising AIM, Laserform, Mountain and Videss) today announced a reorganisation of the legal division – which also sees the departure […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Oct 2007 at 1:41 pm 27 comments

Bob Dylan says "read The Orange Rag" – probably

October sees the launch of a new Bob Dylan anthology and as part of the promotional push, the record company has added a message generator to the cue-card scene from D.A. Pennebaker's 1967 documentary Don't […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Sep 2007 at 7:38 pm No comments

Mark Woodward says goodbye to Visualfiles

Mark Woodward who, along with Neil Ewin, was one of the key architects of the Solicitec/Visualfiles case management software success story, has left the company, departing this August just over a year after Visualfiles was […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Sep 2007 at 3:10 pm 3 comments

Irwin Mitchell drops Axxia for Elite 3E

Irwin Mitchell – the 4th largest firm in the UK by staff numbers (it recently merged with Golds in Glasgow and acquired niche PI practice Alexander Harris) – has chosen Thomson Elite's 3E as its […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 25th Sep 2007 at 3:50 pm No comments

Latest issue of the Insider Colour Supplement out now

The September issue of the Insider Colour Supplement is out now. You can find the supplement at The stories include• the results of the latest ILTA survey on North American law firm IT spending […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Sep 2007 at 2:38 pm No comments

IRIS/CSG wins English Law Society order

It has just been announced that the English Law Society is to overhaul its membership management and associated business processes by replacing its existing, disparate databases with IRIS Group’s (formerly CS Group) Integra CRM and […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Sep 2007 at 7:55 am 2 comments

Ashurst going public on new intranet at workshop

Here's a story that came in too late for the Insider but fits in nicely with the Delia Venables Web 2.0 story we blogged earlier this week…On Wednesday 26th September, at their offices in Maidenhead, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Sep 2007 at 7:13 am No comments

September issue of Legal Tech Insider out now

The latest issue (No: 201 – September 2007) of Legal Technology Insider has been published. The digital edition should be landing in in-boxes anytime about now and the print edition should be arrving on Thursday.The […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Sep 2007 at 10:38 am No comments

The Rise and Rise of Web 2.0 – and Law 2.0

Legal internet experts Nick Holmes and Delia Venables are so convinced of the importance of “Law 2.0” (Web 2.0 for lawyers), that they are changing the name of their bi-monthly newsletter to Internet Newsletter for […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Sep 2007 at 8:42 am No comments

Tikit publishes its results for the first six months

The AIM-listed Tikit Group plc today published its Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2007 – the figures are another record high. Highlights from the Chairman's report include…“This is the first set […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Sep 2007 at 4:51 pm No comments