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Legal tech win: Council of Europe selects NetDocuments from Tikit

Legal tech win: Council of Europe selects NetDocuments from Tikit

Europe’s leading human rights organisation has selected NetDocuments in partnership with Tikit, in a huge win for the two vendors that first partnered in 2017.

06/02/2019

Elite partners with Legal Tracker competitor Apperio

Elite partners with Legal Tracker competitor Apperio

The announcement below will go out today (6 February) from Thomson Reuters Elite – legal spend software provider Apperio is to enter its partnership ecosystem. Doesn’t Apperio compete with Elite’s matter management and e-billing solution Legal Tracker?

06/02/2019

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Wilson Sonsini launches legaltech start-up SixFifty: We speak to MP Doug Clark and SixFifty head Kimball Parker

Wilson Sonsini launches legaltech start-up SixFifty: We speak to MP Doug Clark and SixFifty head Kimball Parker

Silicon Valley-based technology specialist Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has launched legaltech start-up SixFifty. The company’s first product will tackle new consumer data privacy regulation, the California Consumer Protection Act, which comes into force in 2020. The product will go live this Spring. Amy Carroll spoke to Wilson Sonsini’s managing partner Doug Clark and SixFifty president Kimball Parker.

05/02/2019

Updated: RPC's director of infrastructure Julie Berry moves to UK top 20 accountant Saffery Champness as a partner

Saffery Champness selects NetDocuments after five-way competitive pitch

In its biggest UK accounting win to date, top 20 accounting firm Saffery Champness has selected NetDocuments after a competitive pitch process involving five document management systems, with email management cited as a key reason for the selection over and above specialist accounting systems, we can reveal.

05/02/2019

Legaltech19: New global matter standard to provide "common language" for law firms and corporate counsel

Legaltech19: New global matter standard to provide "common language" for law firms and corporate counsel

In one of the most significant announcements at Legaltech19, a high-level matter category standards alliance on 29 January announced the first version of its cross-industry standard, which is the culmination of a three-year effort to provide a common language for law firms and in-house counsel.

04/02/2019

Legaltech19: New global matter standard to provide "common language" for law firms and corporate counsel

Legaltech19: New global matter standard to provide “common language” for law firms and corporate counsel

In one of the most significant announcements at Legaltech19, a high-level matter category standards alliance on 29 January announced the first version of its cross-industry standard, which is the culmination of a three-year effort to provide a common language for law firms and in-house counsel.

04/02/2019

"One of the few remaining verticals early in the penetration curve of technology": CVC takes a majority stake in UnitedLex

eDiscovery consolidation: OpenText acquires Catalyst for $75m

Yes, there’s further consolidation in the eDiscovery space and this time it’s a $75m acquisition by OpenText of Catalyst Repository Systems.

01/02/2019

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Legal tech CRM win: Birketts selects OnePlace

Legal tech CRM win: Birketts selects OnePlace

East Anglian law firm Birketts has selected OnePlace as its client relationship management system. Here is that news, which you’ll find exclusively on Legal IT Insider today:

31/01/2019

DMH Stallard swaps out Lexis Axxia for Aderant

Legaltech win: Nauta selects Aderant Expert

After what is described as “a solid and detailed process”, Benelux-based international law firm NautaDutilh has swapped out its in-house AS/400 PMS with Aderant Expert.

31/01/2019

The October issue of the Orange Rag – the Legal IT Insider newsletter – is out now – includes new Accountancy Tech Report

It’s a new year and the first Legal IT Insider newsletter of 2019 is out with a ton of news and content!

Eversheds Sutherland & CC restructure tech teams: Both Eversheds Sutherland and Clifford Chance have recently restructured their legal technology teams, separating client-facing innovation from back office IT. We bring you the details.

Fulcrum solves eBilling crisis at Bradford & Barthel: Fulcrum Global Technologies has built West Coast employment firm Bradford & Barthel a customised eBilling solution in place of Thomson Reuters’ eBillingHub, after the firm says it was left with no developers following Thomson Reuters’ (TR’s) closure of eBillingHub’s headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of its widescale restructuring programme.

30/01/2019

An Unconference to Inspire Legal

An Unconference to Inspire Legal

Ari Kaplan speaks with Christian Lang, a former attorney with Davis Polk and Wardwell, who is the new head of strategy at Reynen Court and the founder of the New York Legal Tech Meetup. He is producing the legal technology conference, Inspire.Legal, on February 1, 2019.

30/01/2019

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Fulcrum solves eBilling crisis at Bradford & Barthel

Fulcrum Global Technologies has built West Coast employment firm Bradford & Barthel a customised eBilling solution in place of Thomson Reuters’ eBillingHub, after the firm says it was left with no developers following Thomson Reuters’ (TR’s) closure of eBillingHub’s headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of its widescale restructuring programme.

30/01/2019

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Fulcrum solves eBilling crisis at Bradford & Barthel

Fulcrum Global Technologies has built West Coast employment firm Bradford & Barthel a customised eBilling solution in place of Thomson Reuters’ eBillingHub, after the firm says it was left with no developers following Thomson Reuters’ (TR’s) closure of eBillingHub’s headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of its widescale restructuring programme.

30/01/2019

CLOC: New president Mary O’Carroll talks strategy and politics

CLOC: New president Mary O’Carroll talks strategy and politics

It wasn’t until I met CLOC’s new president, Mary O’Carroll, at the London CLOC conference in January that I realised I had a lot of preconceptions that turned out mostly to be wrong.

Highly personable, O’Carroll, while utterly dedicated to CLOC and its success, is less evangelical than I’d imagined, and being a cynical Brit, I say that as a compliment.  While we talk about early ambitions, she is notably keen not to make promises that she can’t deliver on.

30/01/2019

Elite launches persona-based dashboards and ProLaw 2019.1

Thomson Reuters’ wholesale restructure: the facts you need to know

Thomson Reuters has for 12 months now been conducting a wholesale restructure that has many outsiders, and more than a few insiders, feeling confused about how the new look company now operates and where its legal solutions business Elite fits in.

30/01/2019

Exclusive/Trending: Oracle launches legal global practice management system

The PMS shakedown: SAGlobal and Oracle enter the fray

Not for a long time has the legal practice management system market looked so interesting and yet so volatile: the start of 2019 saw LexisNexis sell LexisOne to Dynamics shop SAGlobal; Oracle formally launched its dedicated legal PMS, becoming the first mainstream tech giant to target the legal sector directly; and Peppermint Technology gained a new Silicon Valley investor with funding of over £7m.  Oh yes and Thomson Reuters is to sunset CRM system 3E Business Development (formerly Business Development Premier) but is to launch 3E in the cloud.

30/01/2019

Sycamore goes solo

Kaye Sycamore takes over as head of software for global large law at TR

A little over 10 years after we revealed that Kaye Sycamore had left Thomson Reuters she is back in the TR fold, in the rather enlarged role of head of software and solutions, global large law.

30/01/2019

Dentons signs three-year global deal with iManage

Dentons signs three-year global deal with iManage

Dentons has signed a three-year deal that extends its relationship with iManage, with plans to adopt iManage Work 10 in all locations globally, with the option to deploy in the cloud or on premise.

30/01/2019

Lexis launches new foundation to advance the rule of law

Lexis launches new foundation to advance the rule of law

In an announcement that is worth paying attention to amid the noise of Legaltech 19, LexisNexis has announced the launch of the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation, a not-for-profit entity established to advance the rule of law around the world, which will include giving access to its huge global data respository to those helping to achieve that goal.

29/01/2019

Third party litigation funding: Bentham reports 60% leap in U.S. investment opportunities

ALSP now “more than a $10bn market” according to TR study

We’re here at Legaltech 19 and this just in this morning (29 January) from Thomson Reuters.

Use of alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) is growing faster than projected and is now more than a $10 billion market as ALSPs rapidly expand their footprint.

29/01/2019

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