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Since its launch in 1995, Legal IT Insider has been the leading media, information and communications channel for legal technology news and comment. As one national newspaper said “There is no doubt that Legal IT Insider newsletter was a brainwave and has been a tremendous influence throughout the legal technology world for many years.” The Insider is now published under licence by Legal Leaders Limited.
We cover and interpret legal IT news from UK & EMEA, the US and APAC regions from the perspective of law firms, in-house legal teams and tech vendors in our famous FREE monthly digital newsletter – Legal IT Insider aka The Orange Rag – and also here on our LegalTechnology.com website via our Latest News section, opinion pieces, product intelligence, comment and articles. Our content, including the Top 200 chart, is also available via our FREE iOS iPhone and iPad app and can be downloaded from HERE
Read by all serious legal IT professionals around the world
Legal IT Insider website attracts an average of 52,000 readers (average 549,000 page views) worldwide a month and the newsletter, via the digital and apps versions around 29,500. Both are read by all of the senior IT professionals in the UK’s top 200 law firms plus IT professionals in all of Australia and New Zealand’s top firms and an ever increasing proportion of major US law firms.
Legal IT professionals use our newsletter and resources to make strategic decisions for their businesses as they know they can find unbiased, relevant information curated into concise, easy-to-read content and delivered online, email, RSS, iPad and iPhone.
Elevating the significant above the noise
Legal IT Insider has become synonymous with identifying emerging trends and markets in business technology that relate to legal IT and then, crucially, its application in law office management. We separate the facts from the hype and provide future-looking insight and key metrics to help you plan, prioritise and respond to opportunities and so deal with challenges ahead of time. More intelligence equals more power.
We have always been ahead of the curve and pioneers in publishing platforms: we were the first legal IT newsletter in the market, the first to go digital, the earliest website, the first blog (and most successful) and first with a new generation of apps for the iPad era. We have a history of predicting future IT topics before they become mainstream and keep ahead of trending news with an eye on global connectivity and emerging technologies and markets.
What differentiates us is that we are independent, not driven by sponsors or partners, so our reputation is impeccable for unbiased, newsworthy news. Long term relationships and networks built on trust mean we are often the first media called with the latest breaking news and exclusives. We also have a solid reputation that if we are given information but it is not for release, or available until a certain date, it is safe with us.
So, welcome to Legal IT Insider’s website and newsletter
Our website and our free newsletter are a platform for news, new ideas, new apps, white papers, reports, resources, your comments and the first and best place to find succinct legal IT intelligence that is relevant to you and your business. Keep checking in as we are constantly updating with new content that we hope will keep you informed, forewarned and entertained.
Geographical areas covered by Legal IT Insider newsletter and blog
Areas covered Legal IT Insider: UK and Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, China PRC, Singapore, Malaysia, India and the rest of the Asia Pacific region plus South Africa, Dubai, Gulf States and South America.
Caroline Hill: Editor
Caroline Hill joined the Insider as Associate Editor in August 2014 and took over as Editor in November 2015. A lawyer in a former life, Caroline qualified as a litigator with Norton Rose (now Norton Rose Fulbright) and has been a legal journalist for a decade, most recently as News Editor for Legal Business. Having started in journalism as a reporter, then a senior reporter for Legal Week, Caroline has also spent time as a freelance journalist, writing articles and reports for a number of publications and corporate organisations, as well as having her own twice-monthly column with Legal Week, which focussed on the issues facing the inhouse legal market. Caroline joined the Insider to help expand its focus to include the inhouse/corporate counsel sector as well as the increasing synergy of legal technology with legal business as we move into the “New Law” era. Caroline Hill can be reached at [email protected] and followed on Twitter at @chillmedia
Charles Christian: Founder
Charles Christian launched the Legal IT Insider newsletter and website – subsequently described by Richard Susskind in The Times newspaper as “the invaluable monthly whose bright orange pages adorn the desks of all serious legal technologists” – in October 1995 and remained its editor until October 2015. After writing about law and technology for over 40 years (in fact he pioneered the concept of legal IT as a journalistic niche) he is now 99% retired from the Insider and focuses on writing books, podcasting, and radio work. In 2017 he was named as one of the UK's Top 100 Business Influencers (number #33 actually) for his influence on business thinking and ideas. Charles Christian can be reached at [email protected] and followed on Twitter at @UrbanFantasist
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