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Property industry pushes for PISCES addressing standard

After publishing 250 new schemas for the property industry over the past 6 months, PISCES is now turning its attention to improving addressing. Roger de Boehmler, Director General of PISCES, said “The property industry is […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Oct 2006 at 6:54 pm No comments

New CEO for Aderant

Legal PMS vendor Aderant has appointed Michael Kohlsdorf as president & CEO. Commenting on his appointment he said “Today's professional services firms face an increasingly competitive business environment marked by global expansion, increasingly demanding clients, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Oct 2006 at 6:47 pm No comments

Scottish Law Society ready for first podcast

The Law Society of Scotland has recorded its first podcast at its annual nothing.but.the.net (NBTN) conference, which took place on Tuesday 3rd October at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall. Now in its seventh year, the legal […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Oct 2006 at 9:16 am No comments

Goodbye Fred, goodbye Barry, goodbye Hummingbird – OpenText rebrands

Following its acquisition of Hummingbird, Open Text has begun the integration of the companies and will release details of its integration plans within the next two weeks. Two key decisions have already been made: Hummingbird's […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Oct 2006 at 1:21 pm No comments

Nomination period for Legal Technology Awards extended

The awards nomination period has been extended for the 2007 awards due to the increased interest in the awards this year. To find out more about the awards and the format that a nomination should […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Sep 2006 at 5:41 pm No comments

Fastest ever remortgage transaction ?

Paisley law firm Walker Laird Solicitors has completed what it believes to be the fastest ever remortgage transaction, with the lender GMAC-RFC able to complete a mortgage application within 48 hours. The remortgage case was […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 25th Sep 2006 at 7:37 am No comments

Law Society criticises latest HIPs plans

The HIPs trial appears to be being hijacked by an unregulated group of commercial interests, claims the Law Society, following the Government announcement that it is to spend £4 million supporting a pack provider dry […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 21st Sep 2006 at 4:30 pm No comments

Draft PISCES schema for search order processing

PISCES has announced the publication of the first draft of the Search Order Processing and Result Query schemas from the Searches Workgroup. These schemas are now open for public review and pilot purposes. The schemas will […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Sep 2006 at 10:10 am No comments

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