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Countdown to ILTACON 2019 – News and updates

With ILTACON 2019 just a few days away make sure you give us plenty of notice of all your wins and deals so we can help you share the news.

14/08/2019

ILTACON 2019 countdown! Munsch Hardt selects Zero’s email management solution

We said there were more wins to come in the run up to ILTA for email management provider Zero and this time it’s NetDocuments client Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. 

13/08/2019

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ILTACON 2019 countdown! Munsch Hardt selects Zero's email management solution

We said there were more wins to come in the run up to ILTA for email management provider Zero and this time it’s NetDocuments client Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. 

13/08/2019

Comment: Confusion and obfuscation as BT moves to sell Tikit

While on holiday last week I got a rather out of the blue email on 4 August from a contact in the legal tech sector saying “BT is selling Tikit for £80m but it’s only worth £43m.” Momentarily putting down my highly intellectual murder mystery book, I thought, ‘BT is doing what?!’

13/08/2019

Continental Europe IT Profile: Stibbe in Focus

While we have profiled many of the IT teams in the UK Top 100 law firms, we’re excited to say this profile of Stibbe is the first from Continental Europe.

12/08/2019

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OpenText bolsters legal tech division with double hire

Following the launch in July of OpenText’s dedicated legal tech vertical, two new account executives have this month started with the London team.

08/08/2019

“Our lawyers will gain back time”: Clark Wilson selects Zero for email management

Vancouver-based law firm Clark Wilson has selected email management solution Zero in what we understand is one of a number of significant wins that will be announced by the 2014-founded California-headquartered company in the run up to ILTA 2019.

07/08/2019

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Litera Microsystems announces Changing Lawyer Awards 2019 finalists

As the countdown to ILTA begins in earnest, Litera Microsystems has announced 15 legal professionals and organisations as finalists for The Changing Lawyer Awards 2019, which recognise individuals, firms, and companies in the legal industry for their willingness to embrace and drive change.

06/08/2019

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

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

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

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

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