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There’s an App for (legal) IT – well two actually!

Two new legal sector apps for you today – a new IOS app version the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law plus a new iPad edition of the Rocket Matters practice management system.

15/10/2014

Latest Video Awards entry – #53 – Enhanced Search from Westlaw UK

OK, we miscalculated, this really is our penultimate entry – number #52 – in of our Legal Industry Video Awards. This is a short elearning video on the new search filtering enhancements available on the Westlaw UK service. This video has been entered in Category 3 : Vendor Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award + Category 4 : Vendor Training & Educational Video of the Year Award.

09/10/2014

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Latest Video Awards entry – #52 – Roberts Jackson Solicitors on back pain

Time now for our penultimate entry – #52 – in of our Legal Industry Video Awards. This is another entry by Roberts Jackson Solicitors in their series of videos to educate and raise awareness of work related conditions using video feedback from existing clients. It highlights the potential damage certain working environments can cause to a person’s health – in this video cumulative back strain – and is carefully layered with expert information from one of the firm’s solicitors. This video has been entered in Category 5 : Legal or Vendor Informational Video of the Year Award – designed to educate & inform external audiences, such as clients, customers & prospects, on current trends, developments and issues.

26/09/2014

The Claims Magazine Conference 2014 – Entry #51 in the Video Awards

Time now for entry #51 in of our Legal Industry Video Awards, this time featuring Barker Brooks, Claims Magazine and their annual Claims Conference 2014. The video is intended to provide a summary and flavour of the Claims Conference for those who did not attend the event. The Claims Conference predominantly tackled best business practice issues for those involved in claims in the legal sector. The production is by mmadigital and it’s good to see Chrissie Lightfoot of Entrepreneur Lawyer giving a bravura demonstration of how to use a sound-bite opportunity – you don’t mumble, ever so humble, you hold forth. This video has been entered in Category 6 : Legal or Vendor Event Video of the Year Award – conferences, seminars, user-group meetings, speeches & keynotes.

23/09/2014

Introducing Redbrick (with little green men) – Entry #50 in the Legal Industry Video Awards

We’re into the final furlong of our Legal Industry Video Awards, today featuring entry #50 from UK legalit vendor Redbrick Solutions, who have submitted a short animation (with little green men) to introduce the company and its products to customers. This video has been entered in Category 3 : Vendor Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award

15/09/2014

Ediscovery in Germany – Video Awards Entry #49 from Kroll Ontrack

Here’s our 49th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry – Kroll Ontrack presents new German Solutions – promotes Kroll Ontrack’s ediscovery capabilities in Germany including its new data centre and expertise. This video has been entered in Category 3 : Vendor Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award & Category 8 : Ediscovery Video of the Year Award

12/09/2014

Just in time for Fashion Week – Video Awards Entry #48 from the Payne Group

Here’s our 48th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry – The Many Shirts of PayneGroup – is a humorous film from the PayneGroup designed to coincide with the New York Fashion Week and put across the message that PG is a fun place to work and a great company to do business with. This video has been entered in Category 3 : Vendor Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award.

10/09/2014

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Something for the Weekend: Latest Video Awards Entry – #47 – Solcara inside & out

Here’s our 47th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from Thomson Reuters UK to demonstrate the features and benefits of Solcara and its ability to target and search internal databases and external legal information resources simultaneously. This video has been entered in Category 3 : Vendor Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award.

05/09/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #46 – Noise Induced Hearing Loss Information

Here’s our 46th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from the UK law firm Roberts Jackson Solicitors who say “the purpose of our video is to educate and raise awareness of work related conditions using video feedback from our existing clients. It highlights the potential damage certain working environments can cause to a person’s health and is carefully layered with expert information from one of our solicitors.” This video has been entered in Category 5 : Legal or Vendor Informational Video of the Year Award.

01/09/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #45 – Knights in 90 seconds

Here’s our 45th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from the UK law firm Knights LLP and uses animation to explain in just 90 seconds how the firm differentiate itself to prospective clients and potential new recruits. This video has been entered in Category 1: Legal Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award – promoting the organisation and its services to clients & prospects.

27/08/2014

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Finally, Litéra accept the Ice Bucket Challenge – with the biggest bucket ever – and offer to sponsor customers who take the challenge

We’re still running our ALS Ice Bucket Challenge stories and this time it is the turn of Litéra, who were one of the three companies Dean Sappey of DocsCorp first challenged – the other two: Workshare and PayneGroup have already taken the challenge. Litéra up the ante with the biggest bucket of water yet – and are offering to chip in $100 a time on behalf of any of their customers who also accept the challenge. And all respect for the Litéra video’s production values!

26/08/2014

Now Donna and the Payne Group take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Following the challenge set by DocsCorp last week, Donna Payne and some of her team from the Seattle office of PayneGroup accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The sound is not good on this clip but Donna nominates Traveling Coaches, Profiscience Partners and Jeffrey Roach and EncoreTech to take up the challenge. And well done Team PayneGroup for doing it in the street – and outside a Starbucks. We also like the fact Donna appears to use a goldfish bowl. (Please note: no fish were harmed in the making of this video.)

25/08/2014

And now Andrew Haslam undergoes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Now it is the turn of the ediscovery fraternity to undergo the Ice Bucket Challenge with the affable (and sometime Orange Rag contributor) Andrew Haslam taking a bath of ice-and-water in a good cause…

25/08/2014

UPDATED: Dean Sappey of DocsCorp & Barrie Hadfield of Workshare do the ice-bucket challenge

You may have spotted on social media that the ALS…

22/08/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #44 – Mitratech Connecting Legal Department Teams

Welcome to our 44th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from Mitratech and uses animation to explain how the new TeamConnect system allows legal departments to stop compromising by offering robust, sophisticated functionality, while ensuring that the product can be implemented, administered, configured and upgraded in an efficient and sustainable manner, resulting in lower total cost of ownership.

21/08/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #43 – Inksters take the Scottish Ensemble to the Shetlands

Welcome to our 43rd submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry comes from the Scottish law firm Inksters and is a great example of CSR (corporate social responsibility) within the legal sector. It’s also a good “TV news report” style video. This video has been entered in Category 5 : Legal or Vendor Informational Video of the Year Award.

19/08/2014

Intapp pushes the envelope for Mobility and Native Apps + Video

At ILTA 2014, Intapp will today unveil new native mobile apps for Intapp Time and Intapp Open. The apps provide lawyers with a unified consumer-grade experience that is fast and intuitive, making it easy to open new client matters, check for conflicts, or record time spent on client work from their smartphones and tablets.

19/08/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #42 – How Wilson Legal Can Help Your Firm

Welcome to our 42nd submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry is from the US-based professional software services company Wilson Legal Solutions (the company also has a London office) to explain how Wilson Legal Solutions can help law firms enhance the power of technology and reach new levels of operational efficiency and profitability. The company applies deep technical expertise, hands-on experience, and best-practice insight to enable clients to leverage their investment in practice management and business intelligence software. This video has been entered in Category 3 : Vendor Marketing & Promotional Video of the Year Award

11/08/2014

Something for the Weekend: Business Boring Casual? + infographic

We spotted this infographic recently: Business Attire or Business Boring? Now I know my name is Charles Christian and not Christian Dior but is this the best anyone can do? The year is 2014 yet the women in this infographic seem to have been dressed by the Huddersfield branch of Dorothy Perkins circa 1974. As for the men’s fashions, where is that stalwart of the networking event: the novelty/comedy tie? Where is that favourite of techies everywhere in summer: the skanky shorts and skanky T-shirt combo? And, for those people who work from home, where is the always-popular all-day dressing gown?

08/08/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #41 – The Foot Anstey “Time Machine”

Welcome to our 41st submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry is from the UK law firm Foot Anstey to introduce a new passive time recording system (IntApp TimeBuilder) to the firm. It is an internal educational video and good to see a leading partner so involved and supportive of a technology promotion (as well as the IT Director). The new system enables Foot Anstey lawyers to be more efficient by providing them accurate time recording and removing the manual burden of this task so that they can concentrate on more valuable activities for their clients. 


Written & directed by Duncan Eadie, Production Exesight Photography.

08/08/2014

Video Case Study: Why Lydian went with I.R.I.S and HP WorkSite

Here’s a video case study about Lydian a Belgian business law firm founded in 2001, with a headcount of about a hundred people located in the company’s current premises in Brussels and Antwerp, and soon in a third regional office in Hasselt. In this video, Patrick Franssens, CEO of Lydian, comments on why the firm needed a powerful and full-featured document management system (HP WorkSite) and Jan Vanherpe, ICT Manager of Lydian, explains the business value it created. Patrick Franssens concludes the video with a strong statement: “the I.R.I.S. solution is proving a major improvement for both Lydian as a company and for every single one of our employees; we have calculated that we work on average 35% more efficiently than before, while our people are – and feel –more productive than ever.”

06/08/2014

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #40 – Promoting Ringtail to the Industry

Here’s our 40th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards. This entry is from FTI Technology to promote the capabilities of their Ringtail system and its impact on the ediscovery and litigation industry.

06/08/2014

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