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Top 150 UK law firm Higgs & Sons selects NetDocuments + Tikit

Top 150 UK law firm Higgs & Sons has selected Tikit and NetDocuments as its first formal document management system after a two-year review of the market.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 18th Sep 2017 at 1:09 pm No comments

Intapp achieves SOC 2 across its cloud portfolio

As firms try to work out which security badges they and their vendors must have, Intapp has successfully completed a SOC 2 examination across its entire cloud solution portfolio.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 18th Sep 2017 at 10:40 am No comments

The last ILTA Session: The fast growth club

With ILTA 2017 fading into memory, our final briefings with five fast-growing legal technology vendors are worth the wait. Note the 40-50% growth rate of independents such as Opus 2 International, Legal Workspace and Alphaserve. Here is what you need to know.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 18th Sep 2017 at 6:44 am No comments

Building the ‘Tesla for Legal’ – Atrium

Justin Kan’s new $10m VC backed legal tech venture launched yesterday (15 September) and how do the team behind Atrium see themselves? Like Tesla.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Sep 2017 at 2:31 pm No comments

Startup Corner: Juralio in Focus

Based in Dundee and founded in 2013, Juralio develops software to help lawyers and their clients collaborate, either in the cloud or on premises. Here they are with more about who they are and what makes them tick.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Sep 2017 at 12:55 pm No comments

The Equifax Chatbot – Get a grip

Good to see amid the prevailing chatbot hysteria that TechCrunch has put the boot in on claims that Joshua Browder’s chatbot can automatically sue Equifax for up to $25,000, with the US news site pointing out the various procedural and legal impediments to the claim.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 14th Sep 2017 at 1:47 pm 1 comment

Guest post: But what about the unstructured content?

In this post on data & legal engineering,’s chief scientific officer, Dr Ben Gardner, focuses on exploiting unstructured data. Show this to your lawyers: in addition to helping you form a data strategy, it provides a really clear explanation of what structured and unstructured data is.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 14th Sep 2017 at 10:15 am No comments

Artificial Intelligence: The client perspective

For law firms, investing in AI technologies seems an obvious strategy, says this report from Herbert Smith Freehills. But the technology is a means to an end. Clients won’t pay for AI investments but they do want their legal providers to take a lead in offering progressive services and solutions to recast the value gleaned from their relationships.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Sep 2017 at 4:02 pm No comments

No mean feat as CMS goes live on Enterprise with Opes

CMS has now gone live on Elite Enterprise following a huge three-way ‘reverse’ data merge of Nabarro and Olswang’s Elite 3E instances into CMS’s Enterprise system following the three firm’s merger.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Sep 2017 at 2:37 pm No comments

Wins for Aderant and Elite: Gorrissen Federspiel and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

More news in from Aderant and Thomson Reuters Elite with wins in Denmark and the United States respectively.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Sep 2017 at 12:36 pm No comments

Let it rain, let it rain… Rainmaker legal marketing software gets UK distributor

Oxfordshire based legal marketing firm PDQ Partnership Ltd has been appointed as the sole UK distributor of Rainmaker Audit Pro, a commercial client legal diagnostic system designed specifically for the legal profession.

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Sep 2017 at 11:44 am No comments

Brodies case study – Appurity Connect integrates iManage Work with BlackBerry 10 smartphones

Brodies relies on iManage Work as its standard matter management tool for lawyers and partners. But as demand for mobile working has increased, the challenge of integrating the application with smartphone platforms became critical. In this case study (note – we do not charge for case studies or any editorial content for that matter) shows how the Rubus iManage Work connector from Appurity Connect provided the solution. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Sep 2017 at 10:08 am No comments

TRENDING: Aderant Expert ranks number one in Am Law 200 – a look at the stats

Following on from the story in our roundup yesterday (12 September) regarding Aderant’s win of Alston & Bird from Elite and its release claiming that Expert is now the number one platform in Am Law 200, we have a few more stats to play with.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Sep 2017 at 11:14 am 3 comments

Pinsents to axe up to 100 PAs in light of better workflow and doc production capability

There’s little surprise at Legal IT Insider Towers that investment in better workflow technology and document production facilities is at the heart of a move by Pinsent Masons to axe up to 100 secretaries from its UK workforce, with the top 100 global firm having launched a consultation that is due to end in November.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 11th Sep 2017 at 5:41 pm No comments

All the latest legal IT wins, news and views

Elite has lost Alston & Bird to Aderant – which says it is now market leader in the Am Law 200 – and we recap on all the latest wins and deals with the acquisition of DSicovery by Counsel on Call and an announcement from DocsCorp that Osborne Clarke has swapped out Workshare. The Brexit ‘Great Repeal Bill’ has sparked a new tool from Hogan Lovells amid a number of new product launches, and many of our recent people moves centre around Intapp, which has lost Norm Mullock, will shortly see the departure of Dan Bressler and has hired ex LexisNexis Interaction director of product management Toni Minick.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 11th Sep 2017 at 1:02 pm No comments
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