Upcoming UK Legal IT Events for Your Diary

Time for more diary scheduling with news of upcoming events from LexisNexis, Aderant and OpenText…

• LexisNexis, Hitachi Solutions and Microsoft seminar on Business Management for the Legal Market – Wednesday 17th September in conjunction with Microsoft and Hitachi. The seminar is an opportunity for you to gain a greater understanding of Enterprise Business Management for law firms and how LexisOne is leading the way.

Date: Wednesday 17th September 2014
Location: London
Venue: Microsoft, 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington, W2 6BD
Register: Email Heidi Cranfield at Heidi.cranfield@lexisnexis.co.uk

10.00-10.30 Registration

10.30-11.15 A strategic perspective on the role of technology in the business of law; Elliott Ichimura, Global Services Director, Microsoft
In a brave new world of alternative business structures, commercial competitive practices threaten the white-glove establishment. But change equals opportunity for agile firms. Is your firm agile? Do you have the right level of process maturity? Can you translate change into specific performance results? Is your technology strategy aligned with differentiation, growth and profitability objectives? Listen to Elliott’s strategic perspective on the role that technologies can and should play in your business.

11.20-11.50 Enabling your people and firm to succeed with LexisOne; Stu Gooderham, Head of Client Relations, LexisNexis
With insight and harmonised, flexible systems, law firm leaders can create a great place to work, exceed client expectations and fulfil profitable growth objectives. Find out how LexisOne helps to optimise people and processes, streamline operations, deliver distinctive client experiences and deliver the insight needed for smart tactical and strategic decisions.

11.50-12.20 LexisOne Demonstration;Lucy Nigrelli, Solutions Consultant, LexisNexis
12.20-12.45 A Best Practice approach to ERP; Steve French, Vice President , Hitachi
Steve will share examples of service that have successfully deployed Dynamic AX and the pitfalls they avoided. He will also offer guidance around how you can de-risk an ERP project and ensure maximum success for both you and your organisation.

12.45 Q&A & Networking Lunch


• Aderant has announced speakers for the Momentum EMEA 2014 user conference Expert Panel session on Wednesday 17 September at 4 p.m. Panellists include Kathryn Greaves, chief financial officer of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP; Jonathan Agar, chief executive officer of Birketts LLP and Nigel Morland, former global chief financial officer of Ashurst LLP and now principal for Nigel Morland Consulting Ltd. The Expert Panel discussion, titled The Legal (R)Evolution, will focus on how the legal industry is evolving and what firms are doing to protect their business and ensure they remain profitable and competitive in today’s market. Panellists will explore factors influencing these changes, including what issues keep law firms leaders up at night, what direction the legal industry is headed, which strategic plans firms should consider and how technology plays a part in enabling change. The panel session will close with a 15-minute question and answer session. The two day conference provides Aderant clients in the UK and Europe the opportunity to attend more than 30 educational and thought-leading sessions on industry best practices, Aderant software product updates, technology tips and tricks, client case studies and more. To register, go to http://aderantmomentum.com/emea.

• OpenText is holding its next invitation-only UK Partner Day on Tuesday 14th October 2014 at the Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham. The day starts at 9:00am and ends with lunch.