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Something for the legal IT weekend: "Hey client, if I were bad at my job you'd have spent more"

As we slide into the weekend, here’s a quote to provide food for thought about using technology to win business in eDiscovery!

02/08/2019

TORONTO PART ONE: The Incubator Scene

Toronto has one of the most vibrant technology scenes in the world and in legal technology has given birth to the likes of Clio, Kira Systems and Diligen as well as one of the first, if not the first, global master of laws in innovation, law and technology at the University of Toronto Faculty of Laws. Caroline Hill talks to some key people about the thriving government-funded incubator scene including the pros and the dangers of government funding.

02/08/2019

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ICYMI: CLOC announces launch of law firm community

The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) has announced the launch of a new community for legal operations professionals at law firms. 

01/08/2019

“Stem the bleed”: Juro launches contract reader to digitise legacy contracts

In a major new release for Juro, its contract collaboration platform can now read uploaded PDF contracts in order to extract and store key data within the platform.

31/07/2019

The July/August issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter is out now!

The July/August issue of the Orange Rag is out now and should provide you with plenty of food for thought over the summer! The Orange Rag is back at the end of September. Keep your eyes on the website www.legaltechnogy.com for continued daily news and updates. Editor Caroline Hill will be at ILTA in August – please drop her a line if you want to meet up.

31/07/2019

Greenberg’s Recurve-ball

June saw the launch of US law firm Greenberg Traurig shared services subsidiary Recurve, which will be a launchpad for its innovations in technology, project management, alternative staffing and solutions for lawyers and clients that don’t involve the practice of law.

30/07/2019

NYC alternative provider QuisLex appoints new London-based CMO

This is a big London hire for New York-headquartered ALSP QuisLex

30/07/2019

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Diligen launches ML-based self-training system

Diligen today (29 July) announces the availability of Diligen Prodigy, a new self-training system that will enable law firms and legal departments to more rapidly train Diligen to recognise new clause types in contracts.

29/07/2019

The ILTA 2019 Distinguished Peer Awards Finalists are out

The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) has announced its 2019 Distinguished Peer Awards finalists, with double entries for Gina Buser from Traveling Coaches, Gabriela Isturiz from Bellefield and Flyn Flesher from Ogletree Deakins. Also congratulations to Andrew Powell from Macfarlanes – the only UK law firm finalist. Here are the finalists in full.

26/07/2019

Prosperoware Announces CAM Integrations with Kira, HighQ, and Microsoft Office 365

In a huge development for Prosperoware’s cloud legal content management system CAM, Kira Systems, HighQ and Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Online are all now supported for matter provisioning and tracking.

25/07/2019

Royds Withy King swaps out Worldox for iManage Work 10 with Phoenix

UK top 100 law firm Royds Withy King has selected  Phoenix Business Solutions (now part of Morae Global) to implement iManage Work 10. According to our UK top 200, Royds was previously on Worldox.

25/07/2019

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HFW enters partnership with Solomonic to enhance court predictions

Global disputes law firm HFW has announced a development partnership with litigation analytics start-up Solomonic to “combine Solomonic’s data with our experience and expertise as litigators.”

25/07/2019

Leverton restructuring: German media claims 50 dismissed and Berlin office closed

Leverton has dismissed around 50 of its employees and closed its Berlin office, according to German digital industry publication Grunderszene.

25/07/2019

Ring any bells? Gartner survey shows ‘pace of change’ as top emerging risk in Q219

While we have a habit of lambasting the legal sector, often with good reason, it’s good to know there is a universal feeling of failure when it comes to keeping up with the pace of change, and that it is fairly normal to have concerns about your organisation’s lagging and misconceived digitalization strategies!

24/07/2019

Ring any bells? Gartner survey shows 'pace of change' as top emerging risk in Q219

While we have a habit of lambasting the legal sector, often with good reason, it’s good to know there is a universal feeling of failure when it comes to keeping up with the pace of change, and that it is fairly normal to have concerns about your organisation’s lagging and misconceived digitalization strategies!

24/07/2019

Wavelength: Simmons’ managing partner Jeremy Hoyland discusses the hows, whats and whys of the acquisition

Legal engineering firm Wavelength was yesterday (23 July) acquired by Simmons & Simmons in what we dubbed “one of the latest, albeit one of the more dramatic, developments as law firms focus on building or buying their own alternative delivery capability.” In this candid interview with Legal IT Insider, Simmons’ managing partner Jeremy Hoyland tells us how the acquisition came about, and perhaps more importantly, why.

24/07/2019

Kira appoints Joanna Trimble as chief revenue officer as it completes exec leadership team

Kira Systems has appointed former Thomson Reuters vice president for corporate sales, Joanna Trimble, as the company’s chief revenue officer, completing the Kira executive team, which has undergone a strategic transformation over the past year.

24/07/2019

“This will give our clients a clear advantage”: Simmons acquires Wavelength

Following a wave of hires and fairly rapid growth at Wavelength, the legal engineering firm has been acquired by Simmons & Simmons, in what is one of the latest, albeit one of the more dramatic, developments as law firms focus on building or buying their own alternative delivery capability.

23/07/2019

"This will give our clients a clear advantage": Simmons acquires Wavelength

Following a wave of hires and fairly rapid growth at Wavelength, the legal engineering firm has been acquired by Simmons & Simmons, in what is one of the latest, albeit one of the more dramatic, developments as law firms focus on building or buying their own alternative delivery capability.

23/07/2019

Neota Logic partners with Repstor to automate matter intake and creation

Neota Logic and content management solution provider Repstor have announced an integration between their two products for the legal sector that will automate the client onboarding and matter creation process in a solution delivered by partner Transform Data International.

23/07/2019

Deloitte Legal hires former Travers MP and Squire Patton Boggs partner to build team

In further hefty hires for Deloitte Legal, the legal arm of the Big Four giant has today announced the appointment of two new partners, Andrew Lilley, former managing partner of Travers Smith, and Liz Pierson, formerly a partner at Squire Patton Boggs, who will respectively join as UK head of employment and head of Deloitte’s reward practice. 

23/07/2019

Aderant's mid-market cloud PMS now available in APAC

Aderant’s small to mid-market cloud case and matter management system Expert Sierra is now available in the Asia-Pacific region.

23/07/2019

Aderant’s mid-market cloud PMS now available in APAC

Aderant’s small to mid-market cloud case and matter management system Expert Sierra is now available in the Asia-Pacific region.

23/07/2019

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\\\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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