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Exclusive: Seward & Kissel selects SAP with Fulcrum GT

Exclusive: Seward & Kissel selects SAP with Fulcrum GT

Respected Wall Street law firm Seward & Kissel has selected SAP with Fulcrum Global Technologies, we can reveal, swapping out sunsetted incumbent Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise for Fulcrum’s intake, conflicts, time, billing, finance, collection and expense modules.

29/01/2019

Exclusive: Seward & Kissel selects SAP with Fulcrum GT

Exclusive: Seward & Kissel selects SAP with Fulcrum GT

Respected Wall Street law firm Seward & Kissel has selected SAP with Fulcrum Global Technologies, we can reveal, swapping out sunsetted incumbent Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise for Fulcrum’s intake, conflicts, time, billing, finance, collection and expense modules.

29/01/2019

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Planning Your Next Legal IT Strategy Discussion: A Service Delivery Framework (Part I)

Planning Your Next Legal IT Strategy Discussion (Part II): Invest With Purpose

This 3-part series offers a framework for law firm leaders to discuss and plan a sustainable IT strategy that enables internal and external digital clients of today and tomorrow.

28/01/2019

Hello Hong Kong! Elevate Acquires Cognatio Law

Hello Hong Kong! Elevate Acquires Cognatio Law

How on earth is Elevate going to integrate all these companies that it has bought over the past few months? We’ll find out soon but in the mean time, here’s another one! The announcement came in today (25 January):

25/01/2019

The GLH2019 + GROWL: The whats and whys of the hackathon, plus why women should get involved

The GLH2019 + GROWL: The whats and whys of the hackathon, plus why women should get involved

Registration opened this week for the Global Legal Hackathon 2019, taking place worldwide from Feb. 22-24. #GLH2019 will feature the launch of the GROWL initiative – Global Rise of Women in LegalTech. We spoke to GROWL chair Nita Sanger, chief strategy officer at Integra Ledger, about the GLH and GROWL.

25/01/2019

Legal IT Insider

Pushed for time? Here's what you need to know in brief

A catch up on all our biggest stories from yesterday (24 January).

25/01/2019

Legal IT Insider

Pushed for time? Here’s what you need to know in brief

A catch up on all our biggest stories from yesterday (24 January).

25/01/2019

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And yet more legal tech investment: DISCO raises $83m

And yet more legal tech investment: DISCO raises $83m

As we try to go to press on the Orange Rag out next week yet ANOTHER interesting announcement comes out today (24 January) that we know you’ll want to hear about, as eDiscovery vendor DISCO raises $83m, bringing the total it has raised to $135m. Legal tech is now firmly on the investment fund radar – we published just today that Silicon Valley investor Accel-KKR has alongside Scottish Equity Partners invested $10m in Peppermint Technology and one of the reasons for that is that the legal tech sector is perceived by investors as a hot and still untapped opportunity. Here is the announcement.

24/01/2019

Peppermint appoints Tony Cox as chief sales officer

Exclusive and Trending: Peppermint Technology secures over £7m from Accel-KKR and Scottish Equity Partners

In a significant boost for legal technology cloud provider Peppermint Technology, Silicon Valley tech investment firm Accel-KKR and long-term investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) are to invest over £7m to accelerate its growth and further develop their legal SaaS platform, we can reveal.

24/01/2019

Susskind poster child Modria gains profile in the US for online dispute resolution system

Trustify launches secure email service SMAIL

Scottish-headquartered managed security service provider Trustify, which counts Vodafone, Burger King and the Ministry of Justice among its clients,  has launched a secure email service called SMAIL, promising ‘one click’ encryption that works on both mobile and desktop.

23/01/2019

Eversheds Sutherland and Clifford Chance split innovation and back office tech teams

Eversheds Sutherland and Clifford Chance split innovation and back office tech teams

Two top 20 law firms restructure technology capabilities to reflect changing demands
Both Eversheds Sutherland and Clifford Chance have recently restructured their legal technology teams, separating client-facing innovation from back office IT.

23/01/2019

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Carpe Diem gets smarter with launch of Intelligent Time

Carpe Diem gets smarter with launch of Intelligent Time

Tikit today unveils Intelligent Time as part of its flagship Carpe Diem timekeeping application. It uses natural language processing to turn free form text into validated time entries. Here is the announcement:

23/01/2019

Updated: Thomson Reuters Elite to sunset Business Development Premier

Updated: Thomson Reuters Elite to sunset Business Development Premier

In a blow to customers of Thomson Reuters Elite Business Development Premier (rebranded as 3E Business Development) the CRM system launched in 2013 is to be sunsetted after what is understood to be a lack of significant uptake. The data engine ContactNet (now rebranded 3E Business Development Data Engine) will going forward be sold as a standalone module.

23/01/2019

Thomson Reuters Elite client Bryan Cave upgrades to 3E

Thomson Reuters Elite officially launches 3E in the cloud for large and mid-sized firms

In a significant announcement for Thomson Reuters Elite, 3E is now widely available in the cloud for large and mid-sized law firms. Here is the announcement in full

22/01/2019

Updated: Casey Flaherty & Jae Um join Bakers as directors of LPM and pricing

Updated: Casey Flaherty & Jae Um join Bakers as directors of LPM and pricing

Casey Flaherty, founder of Procertus and the Legal Techolology Assessment, has joined Baker McKenzie as Director of Legal Project Management, responsible for accelerating the growth of the firm’s LPM capability. He joins alongside Jae Um, a former director of legal strategy at Seyfarth Shaw, who is the newly-appointed Director of Pricing Strategy.

22/01/2019

Updated: Casey Flaherty & Jae Um join Bakers as directors of LPM and pricing

Updated: Casey Flaherty & Jae Um join Bakers as directors of LPM and pricing

Casey Flaherty, founder of Procertus and the Legal Techolology Assessment, has joined Baker McKenzie as Director of Legal Project Management, responsible for accelerating the growth of the firm’s LPM capability. He joins alongside Jae Um, a former director of legal strategy at Seyfarth Shaw, who is the newly-appointed Director of Pricing Strategy.

22/01/2019

New HFW CIO restructures team to “modernise” IT at the firm

New HFW CIO restructures team to “modernise” IT at the firm

Chris White, who joined HFW as CIO from Clyde & Co in September last year, is in the process of restructuring his 45-strong team in order to “help modernise IT”. He speaks to Amy Carroll about his plans and recent hires.

22/01/2019

LoopUp signs £2.34m minimum spend contract with Clifford Chance

LoopUp signs £2.34m minimum spend contract with Clifford Chance

In a development that has received the attention of the financial media, remote meetings technology company LoopUp Group has signed a “material contract renewal” with Clifford Chance. The minimum total contract value is £2.34m over a three-year term.

21/01/2019

Now Elevate acquires eDiscovery and managed services provider Yerra Solutions

Now Elevate acquires eDiscovery and managed services provider Yerra Solutions

In by far the biggest of its recent acquisitions, Elevate today announced it has acquired eDiscovery and managed services provider Yerra Solutions. Elevate and Yerra will fully integrate their respective service offerings, which are said to closely parallel each other in consulting, technology and tech-enabled managed services for law departments and law firms.

21/01/2019

It's all about the one-stop-shop desktop: LegalRM integrates with NetDocuments

It’s all about the one-stop-shop desktop: LegalRM integrates with NetDocuments

LegalRM’s new records management solution iCompli now integrates with NetDocuments to allow users to see their records without having to leave the document management system, through the NetDocuments tab workspace view introduced in version 18.3.

21/01/2019

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