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Law firm caught in software piracy action

Proceedings have begun in London courts against two organisations – one a firm of solicitors – for allegedly running unlicensed software on office computers, following an investigation by the UK arm of the Business Software […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Dec 2006 at 10:40 am No comments

Withy King moves to Elite

UK law firm Withy King has selected Thomson Elite's Enterprise solution to undertake its core practice and financial management operations as it seeks to implement an ambitious five year growth strategy. The rapidly expanding firm […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Dec 2006 at 11:18 am 1 comment

American Lawyer Media up for sale?

Our thanks to our US associates – the Law Librarians News (see link to House of Butter blog in the sidebar) for drawing our attention to a story that escaped our radar… The Daily Telegraph […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Dec 2006 at 5:57 pm 1 comment

Law Society must try harder on complaints

The Legal Services Complaints Commissioner, Zahida Manzoor CBE, has today released the findings of the 2006 Annual Case File Audit of the Law Society's performance in the handling of consumer complaints about solicitors conducted by […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Nov 2006 at 10:27 am No comments

ILTA launch UK chapter

ILTA (International Legal Technology Association), the peer networking organisation for the legal market, has announced the formation of a chapter for the UK Region (which includes the Republic of Ireland). Nigel Blackwood, the IT Director […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Nov 2006 at 10:00 am No comments

Pressure increases on inhouse counsel to curb legal spend

The pressure on inhouse counsel to reduce their final external legal spend, will see a greater emphasis placed on dispute avoidance in order to prevent cases from reaching litigation, according to new research conducted by […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Nov 2006 at 2:45 pm No comments

Cryoserver goes into liquidation

Cryoserver Ltd, the UK-based email archiving system developer wet into liquidation at the end of last week with staff reportedly clearing out their London offices last Friday. The company claimed that a number of law […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Nov 2006 at 8:43 am No comments

Axxia user conference – more buoyant than ever

For as long as there have been legal technology suppliers, there have been supplier user groups. With technology moving at an ever increasing pace, one of the longest running such organisations, the Axxia Systems User […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Nov 2006 at 8:42 am No comments

Korbitec give up the GhostFill

It looks like the shake-out within the legal IT market is continuing, with the latest departure being the document assembly software system GhostFill. The following is the text of a message Amicus Attorney in the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Oct 2006 at 3:39 pm No comments

Workshare extends coverage to PDAs and USB sticks

Workshare as launched Protect Mobile, part of the Workshare Protect Enterprise Suite, to provide protection against malicious and inadvertent information leaks due to lost, stolen and offline laptops, removable storage devices such as USB key […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Oct 2006 at 7:44 am No comments

Legal software suppliers respond to Carter proposals

The UK's Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) has made a formal response to the Carter proposals for changing the way legal aid work is funded. The LSSA response is reproduced below in full and without […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Oct 2006 at 8:21 am No comments

SAP says "We're still firmly behind Intalec in the UK legal market"

In an exclusive interview with Legal Technology Insider, Donal Madden – SAP's head of channels for the UK & Irish markets – said Intalec (SAP's best known partner in the legal vertical market) still had […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Oct 2006 at 9:46 am No comments

Insider readers poll: are you an email hoarder or deleter ?

Following reports that one US attorney has 27,893 messages in his in-box, for our next readers poll Legal Technology Insider is prying into the secrets of your email. Are you a ‘hoarder’ who keeps everything […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Oct 2006 at 11:58 am No comments

Visualfiles to sponsor National Conveyancing Congress

LexisNexis Visualfiles is the headline sponsor of the forthcoming National Conveyancing Congress at the Brit Oval in London on the 14th & 15th November, 2006. Richard Hinton, Head of Residential Property at LexisNexis Visualfiles, commented “The […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Oct 2006 at 6:59 pm No comments

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