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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.


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 firm Birkett Long selects NetDocuments

Leading Essex law firm Birkett Long has selected NetDocuments as 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.


BT’s former head of legal vendor management joins Kalexius

BT’s former head of legal vendor management, Neil Willson, has joined global managed legal service provider Kalexius as head of consulting, we can reveal. Willson, who ran BT’s most recent panel selection under which the telecoms company cut its panel law firms from 40 to 15, is based in the UK and will help Kalexius grow its UK presence.


Shepherd and Wedderburn first to go live with CAM for MS Teams

Leading Scottish headquartered law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has become the first law firm to deploy Prosperoware’s integrated enterprise privacy management platform CAM for Microsoft Teams, supported by Ascertus Limited.


Corrected: Legal IT Win – JMW appoints Tiger Eye in move to the iManage Cloud

Leading UK national full-service law firm JMW Solicitors has selected Tiger Eye to manage their move to the iManage Cloud across their three UK offices in Manchester, London and Liverpool. According to the Legal IT Insider UK top 200, JMW previously used Eclipse Proclaim for document management.



Updated: Cole, Scott & Kissane attributes lack of layoffs or pay cuts to use of Zoom

Florida-headquartered law firm Cole, Scott & Kissane (CSK) has attributed its ability to weather the COVID-19 pandemic without layoffs or pay cuts to its use of Zoom, which now replaces WebEx and LifeSize as its main video meeting and webinar tool.


Andrew Haslam

2020 Guide to UK eDisclosure systems out now!

We might be in the middle of a worldwide
pandemic, but there is no stopping the irresistible force that
is the most definitive Guide to UK eDisclosure systems.
Andrew Haslam and Legal IT Insider today (29 April)
publish the 2020 edition of the “industry bible”, now in its
eighth year. There have been 90 modifications to the entries,
with the Guide now showing 111 suppliers and 75 products,
reflecting an additional 12 companies and seven new


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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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