Clifford Chance goes app barmy; Clyde & Co offers training contract seat in Data Lab; Law Society forecasts employment will fall by 13,000 by 2027 (in part thanks to tech); Eversheds launches Konexo Hub CLM; BLM adopts Blueprint; Allen & Overy launches new legal services centre in Joburg
MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy founded by former SJ Berwin private equity partner Matthew Hudson, has floated on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”), under the ticker symbol MJH. It plans to use the £31.4m raised for growth, particularly its business outsourcing, advisory and data analytics divisions.
We ask Deloitte Legal Ventures head Laura Bygrave to explain how the programme will work in practice and how it differs from the incubators and accelerators out there
Peter Wallqvist has departed iManage RAVN to set up on his own as a strategy consultant for automation and machine learning, advising businesses on how to effect meaningful transformation, starting with understanding what their business processes are before they decide how to apply technology.
There are far too many lawtech reports and surveys sloshing around at the moment but one that you should have a look at if you haven’t already is the Law Society of England and Wales’ comparative analysis of the state of play in the UK compared with other key jurisdictions.
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Exchange, a Manchester-based new digital and technology programme, has opened applications for its first cohort, as it looks to foster the UK’s next best start-ups.
This week we’ll be having some fun and getting into the ‘wow it’s nearly a new decade’ vibe by looking at a few posts we wrote precisely this time 10 years ago, as well as some of the big stories of last Orange Rag newsletter of the past decade. How much will have changed and moved on?
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.
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!
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.
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.