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Paul Hastings dominates in 2020 ILTA Distinguished Peer Awards

ILTA this week announced its Distinguished Peer Awards finalists, with Paul Hastings up for four awards across three categories, including two in the Transformative Projects of the Year category.


UK-based eDiscovery and forensics business Anexsys acquired by Xact Data Discovery

UK-based eDisclosure, digital forensics and managed services leader Anexsys has been acquired by U.S private-equity-backed company Xact Data Discovery (XDD) from Hobs Group following a restructure.



Deloitte Legal supports LawWorks in launch of UK Free Legal Answers

Deloitte Legal is supporting the charity LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group), in developing and launching a UK-focussed Free Legal Answers online platform that virtually connects individuals in need of legal advice with lawyers who are able to provide it on a pro bono basis.


Iridium reports record half year as law firms under pressure turn to BI

Iridium Technology has turned out the strongest half-year revenue results in the firm’s history despite a widespread downturn in legal tech spend among law firms post COVID-19, we can reveal.


It’s time for law firms to reinvent the way they work

If law firms and legal professionals are to remain relevant and profitable during the current pandemic and in the future, it’s time to reinvent legal work and overcome our reliance on paper, says Litera evangelist Curt Meltzer.


GPT-3 and another chat about the end of lawyers

Editor Caroline Hill speaks to a raft of senior legal technologists to find out how GPT-3 will impact the legal sector.



UK’s first electronically signed deeds filed with HM Land Registry

The first electronically signed deeds have been submitted to HM Land Registry by The Partnership, using SignIT from InfoTrack. 


South East UK firm Birkett Long selects NetDocuments

In a South East UK win for NetDocuments, leading Essex law firm Birkett Long has selected its document management platform as part of an ongoing digital transformation programme.


Litera hires former Marketo and Oracle executive Manoj Goyal as CTO

Litera will today (31 July) announce that Manoj Goyal will join the company as chief technology officer, effective immediately. Goyal brings more than 30 years of enterprise SaaS and cloud services experience to the position, having previously served as chief product officer and chief technology officer at Marketo, group vice president at Oracle, and executive director at Hewlett Packard.


“An opportunity to bring AI to profitability”: ZERØ and Fireman team up

Email management disruptor ZERØ and leading legal management consulting firm Fireman & Company have entered a strategic partnership in order to help deliver productivity, compliance, and profitability solutions to large law firms.



DocsCorp unveils DocuSign integration with Wiersholm among early adopters

And there’s more news for DocsCorp as it this week announces its PDF editing and bundling application pdfDocs now integrates with DocuSign, with Norway’s Wiersholm among the first firms to take advantage of the integration.


Taylor Vinters swaps back from Workshare Compare to DocsCorp compareDocs

UK top 100 law firm Taylor Vinters has swapped back from Workshare Compare to compareDocs for smart document comparison and review. It joins several other firms that have selected compareDocs in recent months, including Fladgate, Fondia, and Beiten Burkhardt.


New Zealand government algorithm charter leads the way

The New Zealand government claims to have become the first in the world to outline a set of standards to guide the use of algorithms by public agencies, once again shining a light on what governments around the world are doing to ensure scrutiny of tools that are increasingly being relied on in crucial areas such as criminal assessment and sentencing.


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The deadline for the July/August Orange Rag is 31 July!

The July/August Orange Rag will be out next week so make sure you get all your wins, deals, stories, moves and more to us by Friday 31 July.



Australian-listed cyber exchange WhiteHawk to protect US government with risk radar

Fast-growing ASX-listed cyber security exchange WhiteHawk today (28 July) announced that it has won a US Federal Government contract as a prime supplier to implement its Cyber Risk Radar.


PMS product news: TRE launches 3E 2.9.1 and Aderant embeds iTimekeep in Outlook

Thomson Reuters Elite has launched 3E 2.9.1., where one of the key updates is enhanced eBillingHub integration. Earlier this month Aderant announced updated to iTimekeep in its latest release, in which iTimekeep is now embedded within Microsoft Outlook.


\\\Collabora8.IT-Reimagining legal services post-COVID-19: Join our webinar with Mitchell Kowalski

\\\Collabor8.IT – Business continuity webinar: We talk leadership priorities with Litera’s CEO Avaneesh Marwaha

Collabor8.IT – TalkingTech

\\\Collabor8.IT – Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill spoke with Michele DeStefano, professor of law at the University of Miami and founder of LawWithoutWalls (LWOW) on the topic of ‘What now for innovation post COVID-19.’

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