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LOD Legal: ‘in-house only’ challenger law firm set for further expansion

LOD has established LOD Legal, a challenger to more traditional law firm models. Staffed by over 30 former in-house lawyers, LOD Legal is already providing external legal advice to clients in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

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Skills 2020 – the highlights

Oz Benamram, currently chief knowledge officer at White & Case, brings you the highlights of the Skills 2020 knowledge management session hosted by White & Case during Legaltech20

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Global legal hackathon – the details

We weren’t going to cover this thanks to a certain hackathon malaise but have now received the press release for the 90th time (and we like the sponsors involved and there is a strong A2J angle and the Global Legal Hackathon has been created to coincide with International Women’s Day) so here it is – get involved

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#Legalweek20 – your conference pics & news!

Aside from being at Legaltech (ok Legalweek) what could be better than looking at pics of you all having fun, hey? Here are some photos with handy little snippets of news to boot! With photos and news from companies including Litera, iManage, ZERØ, Relativity, CloudNine, Evisort, The Cowen Group, and a legendary legaltech greats pic from MyCase.

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#Legalweek20 – your conference pics & news!

Aside from being at Legaltech (ok Legalweek) what could be better than looking at pics of you all having fun, hey? Here are some photos with handy little snippets of news to boot! With photos and news from companies including Litera, iManage, ZERØ, Relativity, CloudNine, Evisort, The Cowen Group, and a legendary legaltech greats pic from MyCase.

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#Legalweek20 – your conference pics & news!

Aside from being at Legaltech (ok Legalweek) what could be better than looking at pics of you all having fun, hey? Here are some photos with handy little snippets of news to boot! With photos and news from companies including Litera, iManage, ZERØ, Relativity, CloudNine, Evisort, The Cowen Group, and a legendary legaltech greats pic from MyCase.

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Oz Benamram to depart White & Case for a role as Simpson Thacher’s first CKO

White & Case’s longstanding and respected knowledge head Oz Benamram is to join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as the New York white shoe law firm’s first chief knowledge and innovation officer, we have learned.

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Oz Benamram to depart White & Case for a role as Simpson Thacher’s first CKO

White & Case’s longstanding and respected knowledge head Oz Benamram is to join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as the New York white shoe law firm’s first chief knowledge and innovation officer, we have learned.

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The January Orange Rag is out now!

Eversheds Sutherland International has selected iManage – we speak to IT director Will Jenkins. Plus we speak to Dentons’ global CIO Marcel Henri about selecting 3E and delivering on the firm’s five-year IT strategy. And so much more!

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Eversheds Sutherland International selects iManage

Following an extensive process that began in the Spring of 2019 to select a document and email management system for the 4,300 people in its international team, Eversheds Sutherland has selected iManage, we can reveal.

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Comment: Happy Privacy Day – Fines Quadrupled in 2019 v. 2018

Keith Lipman, founder and president of Prosperoware, looks at the widening net of data privacy and cyber laws; the requirements that most privacy laws have in common; the steps that law firms and companies must take to comply; and the policies that must be in place to avoid you having “a really bad day.”

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UK legal IT win: Leading Welsh law firm JCP Solicitors invests six-figure sum in PracticeEvolve

The six-figure deal is an Advanced Legal Enterprise swap out. Requirements included a solution that the firm can continue to develop in-house. PracticeEvolve was recommended by Quiss Technology.

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Legaltech win: PwC rolls out BRYTER in Europe

Several PwC Legal entities in Europe are rolling out BRYTER’s no-code automation platform with a view to allowing their lawyers to automate complex legal workflows without any programming knowledge.

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Rebranded Axiom spin-off Factor to adopt best of breed tech stack – we speak to new CEO Varun Mehta

Axiom’s rebranded managed legal services spin off Factor is evaluating around 100 third party tools to assess what its core tech stack will be going forward in what appears to be a move away from building its own in-house solutions.

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Latest Legal Tech Hires, Movers and Shakers

There are new senior appointments at PWC, iManage, Mondaq, Litera, Wilson Allen, and Evisort.

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Balfour Beatty Engages Reveal as National eDiscovery Partner

Balfour Beatty has engaged Reveal as its preferred provider of eDiscovery services in the United States, in a massive win for the 2008-founded eDiscovery software and services vendor.

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Birketts selects Peppermint CX365 case and matter management

Following a selection process that began around eight months ago, UK top 100 regional law firm Birketts has selected Peppermint Technology’s CX365 cloud-based case and matter management module, which integrates Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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Exclusive: Holland & Knight to select ZERØ

Holland & Knight has confirmed that it is to select ZERØ after a lengthy pilot, which CIO Matt McKinley tells us unexpectedly revealed that the email management and time capture tool is likely to generate increased revenue or at the very least be cost-neutral.

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Exclusive: Holland & Knight to select ZERØ

Holland & Knight has confirmed that it is to select ZERØ after a lengthy pilot, which CIO Matt McKinley tells us unexpectedly revealed that the email management and time capture tool is likely to generate increased revenue or at the very least be cost-neutral.

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Exclusive: Holland & Knight to select ZERØ

Holland & Knight has confirmed that it is to select ZERØ after a lengthy pilot, which CIO Matt McKinley tells us unexpectedly revealed that the email management and time capture tool is likely to generate increased revenue or at the very least be cost-neutral.