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.
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.
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.
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.
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.