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Latest Insider out – Out-Law launches podcast

The September edition of Legal Technology Insider is out now – stories include a report on the new Pinsent Masons podcast facility (see below). To find out more about the Insider and how to subscribe, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Sep 2006 at 11:00 am No comments

Eversheds completes legal world's biggest digital dictation rollout

The UK-based law firm Eversheds has completed the roll out the BigHand3 digital dictation system to over 2500 users, in what is the largest installation of dictation technology in the global legal sector. The project […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Sep 2006 at 6:49 pm No comments

Chris Poole steps aside at Thomson Elite

At the end of last week it was announced that Thomson Elite’s long-time president & CEO Chris Poole had made the decision to step away from day-to-day operations responsibility. Poole now becomes chairman and has […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Sep 2006 at 12:26 pm No comments

Legal Support Network launches today

Today sees the launch of the Legal Support Network (LSN), a new website that provides a wide range of services to the thousands of professionals working within, and providing services to the finance & costs […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Sep 2006 at 4:57 pm No comments

Global law firms knowledge management 2006 survey findings

Knowledge differentiates a law firm from its competitors. Knowledge management is about leveraging that differentiating asset so that a law firm leads, and breaks away from, its competitors. Knowledge management is the leveraging of your […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Sep 2006 at 3:46 pm No comments

Co-op becomes the first to deliver "Tesco Law"

Co-operative Legal Services (CLS) – the first organisation to announce its intentions for Clementi era of legal services (otherwise known as Tesco Law) has selected Eclipse Legal Systems as its core case management software provider.CLS […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st Aug 2006 at 8:51 pm No comments

Former Hummingbird flagship site switches to Interwoven

US law firm Howrey LLP has become the latest practice to switch from Hummingbird to Interwoven. Although previously a member of Hummingbird's  advisory panel and as recently as 2004 featured in a press release highlighting […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Aug 2006 at 5:55 pm No comments

Visualfiles to process Law Society complaints

The Law Society's Consumer Complaints Service (CCS) has selected LexisNexis Visualfiles to supply a complaint management system to its offices in Leamington Spa. The decision follows a six-month evaluation process by the CCS who assist […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Aug 2006 at 4:48 pm No comments

AlphaLaw named best supplier

The Institute of Legal Cashiers has surveyed users of legal accounts software to find the most highly rated supplier. The winner by a large margin was AlphaLAW, with JCS Computer Solutions in second place.  Simon […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Aug 2006 at 6:03 pm No comments

And another DMS supplier changes hands

The long hot summer of legal IT market buys and sells continues – this time in the DMS arena. Last week it was Hummingbird being bought by Open Text, today it is FileNet being bought […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Aug 2006 at 5:41 pm No comments

Latest PMS & Case buyers guide available now

Legal Technology Insider has published its latest buyers guide listing the UK's major suppliers – all 58 of them – of accounts, practice management and case/matter/workflow management systems, complete with full contact details and web […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Aug 2006 at 9:53 am No comments

International firms seeks European IT manager

The latest vacancies on the Legal Technology website jobsboard at www.legaltechnology.com include an international firm looking for a European IT manager (salary equivalent to £80k + benefits) to work out of their Brussels or Amsterdam […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Aug 2006 at 4:05 pm No comments

Open Text buys Hummingbird – end of story?

Despite having been described by one analyst as the DMS industry's answer to  the Montagues and the Capulets, Hummingbird yesterday announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which a wholly-owned subsidiary […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Aug 2006 at 8:07 am 2 comments

Bighand gets first major win in United States

Wisconsin based law firm Godfrey & Kahn has become the first US firm to roll out BigHand's digital dictation workflow system, BigHand3, to all staff and offices. The system has gone to over 350 attorneys […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Aug 2006 at 1:26 pm No comments

Videss becomes the latest CS Group buy

The Computer Software Group plc (CS Group) today announced the acquisition of the whole of the issued share capital of the legal systems supplier Videss for a total consideration of £7.07 million. The consideration was […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Aug 2006 at 8:17 am No comments