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Startup Corner: Loom Analytics in Focus

Loom Analytics is a legal analytics company that creates data mining and visualization products, here is what you need to know about the business and its founders.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 12th Feb 2018 at 7:24 am No comments

Disruption alert: New digital legal hub to launch

In a move that ought to be watched closely by the likes of Legal Zoom and Rocket Lawyer, Merlie Calvert, formerly director of business legal services at LHS Solicitors will shortly launch Farillio, an online community for individuals and businesses to access all their legal documents and know-how for a monthly subscription fee of £8, supported by a network of external advisers.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th Feb 2018 at 9:08 am 3 comments

SCL says Law Tech students win prizes! (Young lawyers are taught Jedi mind control now?)

On Saturday 3 February 2018 SCL (Society for Computers and Law – held its inaugural Student Tech Law Challenge generously hosted by the University of Law at its London Moorgate Campus. 42 teams from universities around the UK were given the opportunity to develop their practical skills by living a day in the life of a tech lawyer. The event is believed to be the largest student tech law challenge held in the UK to date.

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Feb 2018 at 3:54 pm No comments

Two innovative SaaS players in the UK legal market join forces – webinar 22 February

“I think once legal professionals see how easy the combination of these two products can make their lives, they won’t look back…” explained James Shorey, Actionstep’s Market Manager in the UK, “…combining Actionstep’s broad functionality with InfoTrack’s comprehensive offering gives conveyancers and legal professionals a full tech stack for their business.”

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 8th Feb 2018 at 10:03 am 1 comment

Case study: How and why the SRA selected the Toshiba X40

We often steer clear of publishing case studies but this is a useful hardware case study, sent exclusively to Legal IT Insider, detailing why the Solicitors Regulation Authority selected Toshiba X40 laptops as part of an IT upgrade. The study details the review process, requirements and deciding factors, with the end user given the final say.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th Feb 2018 at 6:39 am No comments

AI News: Luminance announces deal with Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå

Swedish law firm Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå has chosen Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve the contract review process for its work in Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) transactions.

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Feb 2018 at 9:17 am No comments

Guest post: Tech savviness is required in the conveyancing sector

As the property industry edges towards its digital tipping point, conveyancers should be working towards integrating technology to the benefit of their clients, or risk losing out to a competitor, says Infotrack’s CEO, Scott Bozinis.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 6th Feb 2018 at 1:00 pm No comments

Whoop! The Orange Rag ranked as one of the UK’s Top 40 Tech blogs!

We’re ranked at Number #22 – which is brilliant as we are the only vertical market industry blog in the chart. No surprises that The Register is at Number #1.

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Feb 2018 at 10:43 am No comments

Eclipse launches Subject Access Requests workflow to aid law firm GDPR compliance

Eclipse has created a dedicated SARs workflow solution, seamlessly integrated into its market-leading Proclaim case and practice management software system. The new SARs workflow is available either standalone for non-Eclipse customers, or as a unified toolset for current customers. The SARs workflow will manage requests and automate their handling, reducing cost and aiding compliance with ongoing legislation.

Added by Legal IT Newswire Form on the 6th Feb 2018 at 10:00 am No comments

HighQ to launch AI Hub after unveiling major product upgrades

HighQ will shortly unveil a platform that it anticipates will become the natural interface for multiple AI engines, following a number of impressive product upgrades in January that created a buzz at Legalweek 18 and introduce changes that genuinely simplify the client experience.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 5th Feb 2018 at 6:00 am No comments

Iridium Technology announces record 2017 + new client wins

In any doubt that BI is hot right now? Just take a look at the 2017 results of Iridium Technology, a global provider of BI Solutions for law firms, which achieved record growth in 2017 and credits its purist BI focus for the wins. New clients include Capsticks, LeClairRyan, McCarthy Tétrault, and Miller Thomson LLP. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 2nd Feb 2018 at 4:34 pm No comments

A year for ISO 27001: Phoenix achieves certification

Phoenix Business Solutions has achieved ISO27001:2017 certification, we revealed earlier this month, in a year when many law firms are working towards the standard themselves and can be expected to look for assurances that their vendors are committed to information security management.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 2nd Feb 2018 at 10:50 am 3 comments

Dan Katz talks Legalweek 18, open-source, and why the DMS should be software agnostic

Professor Daniel Katz (pictured) is a co-founder and chief strategy officer at legal tech analytics company LexPredict, prolific speaker and author, on the board of Dentons’ innovation investment arm NextLaw Labs, and a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. We caught up with him for a few minutes at Legalweek 2018 to discuss what’s new at the show, and how the legal industry needs to catch up with the thinking and approach to tech being adopted by Silicon Valley.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 1st Feb 2018 at 4:29 pm No comments

Bird & Bird take off with Luminance AI

Bird & Bird has chosen Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to assist with its contract review for M&A due diligence. The announcement of the deal follows a successful trial of the technology across the firm’s London and Stockholm offices.

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Feb 2018 at 9:53 am No comments

Updated: Legalweek New York 2018: What’s hot and what’s not

So day two of Legalweek New York has arrived and it remains the only conference I’ve attended, perhaps with the exception of ILTA, where people greet you with their new and improved strategy for survival, while already looking a bit haggard and frayed at the edges. Here is what is hot so far.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 31st Jan 2018 at 3:36 pm No comments
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