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Blake Morgan consolidates PMS into Peppermint CX

It’s been a long and at times rocky road, but national full-service law firm, Blake Morgan has successfully consolidated all of its practice management systems into Peppermint CX, creating a single view of the client and removing the need for multiple records in multiple systems.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 28th Jun 2019 at 9:15 am No comments

Richard Punt joins Thomson Reuters as chief strategy officer

Richard Punt, the former head of Allen & Overy’s contract lawyer business Peerpoint, has joined Thomson Reuters as chief strategy officer.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 27th Jun 2019 at 11:25 am No comments

Exclusive: Microsoft’s Matt O’Callaghan moves to Peppermint

Published first in the Orange Rag out yesterday (26 June), here is our interview with Matt O’Callaghan, who is set to join Peppermint Technology from Microsoft.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 27th Jun 2019 at 8:10 am No comments

The June Legal IT Insider Newsletter is out now!

It’s all about the big name movers and shakers in this issue as Andy Sparkes takes over as director of legal markets and Matt O’Callaghan joins Peppermint Technology from Microsoft. Legal engineering firm Wavelength is bringing on board as head of strategy and policy Sophia Adams Bhatti, who was previously director of legal and regulatory policy at the Law Society of England and Wales. And Syke Legal Engineering is hiring Adrian Stafford from LexisNexis. Oh yes, and if you haven’t heard, which most people haven’t, Chris Bull is joining Deloitte Legal as legal operations architect.

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Jun 2019 at 9:59 am No comments

Eversheds to launch own ALSP targeting revenue of £100m

Eversheds Sutherland is set to launch its own alternative legal services provider business targeting revenues of £100m, as law firms increasingly look to outside ventures to deliver tech-led, lower cost services.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Jun 2019 at 9:58 am No comments

Chris Bull joins Deloitte Legal as legal ops architect

Leading legal IT adviser Chris Bull has joined Deloitte Legal as legal operations architect, working with the team leading the development of the next phase of the Big Four giant’s legal services offering, as Deloitte also, we can reveal, looks for a chief technology officer.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Jun 2019 at 9:54 am No comments

eDiscovery movers and shakers

Women in eDiscovery, a  nonprofit organization that brings together women interested in technology related to the legal profession, has appointed two new regional directors. And Alex Su leaves eDiscovery automation company Logikcull for AI provider Evisort.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 25th Jun 2019 at 4:01 pm No comments

Triple win for Tikit P4W

Two law firms and one of the UK’s largest house builders have adopted Tikit’s practice and case management solution P4W.

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 25th Jun 2019 at 2:13 pm 2 comments

McLeod Law selects NetDocuments for DMS and email management

Alberta-based 50 lawyer firm, McLeod Law has selected NetDocuments to be its document and email management platform. To address stringent document location requirements, the firm will use the NetDocuments ndFlexStore to physically store documents and emails in the cloud, in Microsoft Azure datacenters, in local on-premises stores, or in any combination while simultaneously leveraging NetDocuments’ global cloud platform.

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 25th Jun 2019 at 1:49 pm No comments

Phoenix appoints Mitratech’s EMEA MD Jason Heyman as global sales director

Phoenix Business Solutions, which in April was acquired by Morae Global Corporation, has appointed Mitratech’s EMEA managing director Jason Heyman as global sales director. Heyman will initially be responsible for sales activity and reporting across EMEA and APAC, with further plans to increase this reach to the US region in the coming months. 

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 25th Jun 2019 at 12:28 pm No comments

Bech-Bruun launches subscription service for DIY documents

Leading Danish law firm Bech-Bruun says that it has taken up the digital challenge with its introduction of a new subscription service that allows clients to draft their own legal documents using “BB SmartDraft”.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 25th Jun 2019 at 7:44 am No comments

iManage appoints former A&O senior associate as global legal practice director for RAVN

Stephanie Vaughan is joining iManage as global legal practice director for iManage RAVN, a role which iManage says will see her engage with customers to help them understand and adopt artificial intelligence technology, leveraging her hybrid background as lawyer in Allen & Overy’s market innovations group (MIG).

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th Jun 2019 at 3:41 pm No comments

Martyn Wells gears up for 245 mile Cape Wrath challenge after major setback

Wright Hassall’s IT director Martyn Wells is gearing up to take on Britain’s toughest walking trail despite a major setback. Wells, who was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in March 2017, has been raising funds to support the work of Macmillan nurses over the last 18 months and will push himself further than ever before by taking on the 245 mile Cape Wrath Trail in 10 days starting on August 31.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 24th Jun 2019 at 9:35 am 1 comment

Nextlaw In-House Solutions recruits Ben Weinberger as legal ops director

Ben Weinberger has joined Dentons’ growing in-house consultancy arm Nextlaw In-House Solutions as legal operations director.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 21st Jun 2019 at 11:39 am No comments

Legaltech in May

We bring you all the top news and analysis from the past month with extra commentary from leading players.

Added by Tate Chennis Colbran on the 21st Jun 2019 at 7:00 am No comments