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Another new video: Why you should use Regulated Local Authority Searches

InfoTrack offers Regulated Local Authority Searches, which provide a reliable, fast and cost effective alternative to Official Local Authority searches for conveyancers. Watch this short video to see how InfoTrack can change the way you work.

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2016 at 9:51 am No comments

Peppermint Technology hits 80 staff

It may come as a surprise to some that practice management system provider Peppermint Technology has hit an 80-staff milestone as it (in a rather mathematically pleasing way) also reaches its 40th client.

Of those 40 clients, 25 are live and two thirds are on the cloud.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 1st Sep 2016 at 7:30 am 5 comments

Tech Talk: BLP’s GC portal

Berwin Leighton Paisner at the end of July launched a senior corporate counsel legal tech discussion portal and Legal IT Insider spoke to head of strategic client technology, Bruce Braude about how it will work in practice.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 31st Aug 2016 at 7:30 am No comments

Australian GlobalX says its next-gen AU$0 Cloud Conveyancing Software will disrupt market

In a move the company says will disrupt the software industry, GlobalX Legal Solutions has announced entry into the small to mid-firm market with a cloud-based workflow solution, Matter Centre. This zero/AU$0 software cost, and built in collaboration with conveyancers, Matter Centre represents affordable, scalable software for conveyancing firms of all size.

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 at 5:46 pm No comments

Success for RAVN Systems’ Artificial Intelligence Platform at Reed Smith

RAVN Systems, experts in Artificial Intelligence and Search, announced today that Reed Smith, a global law firm, has successfully piloted RAVN’s Artificial Intelligence platform, RAVN ACE (Applied Cognitive Engine).

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 at 11:20 am No comments

ILTA and InsideLegal Release 2016 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey

The 11th edition findings include ILTA law firm legal IT budgets/spending, technology purchases, purchasing influences, legal cloud computing and AI trends; legal IT challenges

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 at 10:26 am No comments

Comment: Android for Work – is mobility any sweeter for law firms with Marshmallow?

Mobile working has reached a crossroads in the legal profession. For many firms, the trusted, secure and highly managed environment of BlackBerry BBOS and BB10 is no longer the de facto standard. But with the launch of Marshmallow, Android for Work appears ready to replace BlackBerry Enterprise Services and the BlackBerry OS as the platform of choice for mobility within regulated environments. Perhaps the clearest indication of this shift is that BlackBerry itself is using Android for Work to secure and manage Android devices on BES servers.

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 at 9:53 am No comments

Australia in focus: Corrs Chambers Westgarth – NetDocuments and open plan are go

The second part of our Australia in Focus feature in the July/August Legal IT Insider, Corrs Chambers Westgarth has become the first large Australian firm to go live with NetDocuments’ document management system and email as it also completes the final stage of a four year move to entirely open plan working.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 30th Aug 2016 at 7:30 am No comments

Kemp Little, a leading specialist technology and digital media law firm in the UK, adopts Intapp Time

Intapp, a global leader in legal software, has announced the availability of Intapp Time as a cloud-based application for time recording. Intapp Time is a total time management solution for professional services firms that unifies time entry, time capture, mobile time recording and analytics, to provide real-time visibility into the performance of the business.

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 at 12:01 am No comments

People News: Fulcrum Global Technologies Names Martin Telfer EMEA Chief

Fulcrum Global Technologies (Fulcrum GT) just announced that Martin Telfer is joining the Fulcrum GT team to lead the EMEA region as the SVP of Business Development & Delivery/International Markets/ EMEA Chief.

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Aug 2016 at 8:50 pm No comments

Australia says yes to Lawtech startups

Looking for some excitement in the Lawtech startup market? Then look no further than Australia (no pun intended.)
The past month has seen Sydney-headquartered corporate advisory firm Eaton Capital Partners take a minority stake in online legal marketplace Crowd & Co, which enabled it to launch in London in July. Elsewhere, innovative Sydney-headquartered law firm Gilbert + Tobin in August increased its stake in online legal adviser LegalVision to nearly 20%, following the move in April by Norton Rose Fulbright Australia to form an alliance with business startup online advisory service LawPath.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 29th Aug 2016 at 7:30 am No comments

New Comic: It’s the End of the Legal World as We Know – Nah, business as usual via BusyLamp

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Aug 2016 at 11:23 am No comments

Former RB GC Claire Debney talks transformation and automation

This September, former RB group GC Claire Debney will start at pharmaceutical giant Shire in a newly-created role of director of legal strategy, part of which will see her overhaul the FTSE 100 company’s intranet and look at contract automation.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Aug 2016 at 7:00 am No comments

Legal IT startup ThoughtRiver receives external funding

Contract intelligence software startup ThoughtRiver has received its highest level of funding yet from Ascential’s chief executive Duncan Painter, who has been appointed as a key advisor to the board.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 25th Aug 2016 at 7:30 am No comments

LexisNexis and Janders Dean announce the 2016 Legal Innovation Index Winners

Collaboration across law firms, clients and professional service firms has seen a rise in the power and impact of legal innovation this year in Australia and New Zealand, as evidenced by the 2016 Legal Innovation Index announced last night by LexisNexis and Janders Dean.

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Aug 2016 at 3:01 pm No comments