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Hogan Lovells appoints Stephen Allen as head of innovation & digital

Hogan Lovells has officially appointed London-based global operations head Stephen Allen as head of innovation & digital following his progress in building out and formalising the infrastructure of the firm’s alternative delivery solutions (ADS) capability.

06/12/2019

Deadline for ABA Techshow startup alley votes is today!

The deadline to vote for which legal technology startup is your top choice for one of the 15 slots in the fourth annual Startup Alley at the 2020 ABA TECHSHOW is today!

06/12/2019

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Bellefield and ALA Release Results of 1st Annual Law Firm Leader Survey on Outside Counsel Guidelines

Outside Counsel Guidelines are here to stay, but most firms…

06/12/2019

The IT view: Phillips and BCC merge to create "powerful regional firm"

The combined firm aims to leverage technology to target London work at regional prices

05/12/2019

Deal management platform thedocyard to float on the ASX

Sydney-headquartered transaction management platform thedocyard has announced its IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange and plans to raise $4m to $5m through the float.

04/12/2019

Nik Reed joins Axiom spin-off Knowable as SVP of product and development

Ravel Law founder Nik Reed has joined Axiom spin-off Knowable as SVP of product and development. In his new role, Reed reports directly to CEO Mark Harris, working with Knowable’s engineering team to help the enterprise contract analytics and intelligence provider accelerate its expansion and growth into new markets.

03/12/2019

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Legal research rivals ROSS and Fastcase enter partnership

In news of a major new alliance, competitor legal research companies ROSS Intelligence and Fastcase have announced a content, research, and development partnership enabling ROSS to achieve ‘data completeness’ within its platform, which now contains case law, statutes, and regulations across all 50 states.

03/12/2019

UK pushes back over US attempts to extradite Mike Lynch on fraud charges

It looks as though a political row may be brewing with the United States over its request to extradite former Autonomy boss Mike Lynch, after the US submitted a formal request for the businessman (who is a director of and investor in legal AI platform Luminance) to face fraud charges in the US.

28/11/2019

The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty recognises HighQ with Pro Bono Counsel Award

The National Law Centre on Homelessness & Poverty has presented HighQ with a Pro Bono Counsel Award for its efforts in helping the Law Centre to seek justice for those experiencing homelessness and poverty.

28/11/2019

Happy Thanksgiving – now get off your phone!

You may not know that 50% of Legal IT Insider’s…

28/11/2019

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Students compete for top honours in legal app building course

Littler is holding a student app competition in association with Cornell Tech and Neota Logic on 6 December at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City, featuring apps developed by students participating in the Cornell Law course, Delivering Legal Services Through Technology.

28/11/2019

Delivering productised expertise: Taylor Vinters and ThoughtRiver partner to offer contract review

You might think that law as a service is, well, law, but this week Thought River and Taylor Vinters entered into a partnership that represents a change in how clients will be able to consume legal services. We ask ThoughtRiver’s CEO what the partnership really means.

28/11/2019

Here come the outsourcing giants: Accenture launches compliance as a service offering

In a move that one senior figure in the legal industry tells us marks “the entry of the big outsourcers into legal”, Accenture has launched a compliance as a service (CaaS) offering that will see it compete for business with law companies such as Elevate and Cognia Law as well as the anti-money laundering and privacy practices of law firms, particularly those with high volume alternative legal practices.

27/11/2019

Top Accountants: Are firms investing more in technology?

It’s interesting to see the same conversations played out across…

27/11/2019

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Comment: Why Law Firms Are Renewing their Focus on Knowledge Management

Aderant’s executive vice president Chris Cartrett looks at the rise in status of knowledge management as law firms move towards rewarding efficiency and the technological barriers to enabling KM programs break down.

26/11/2019

Updated: RPC appoints Serious Fraud Office’s technology head Ben Denison as director of IT

RPC has appointed the Serious Fraud Office’s chief technology officer Ben Denison as director of information technology, starting work at the law firm on 6 January 2020 and reporting to newly appointed chief operating officer Alistair Johnson.

26/11/2019

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