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Breaking news: Baker McKenzie Selects iManage Cloud

Baker McKenzie has selected iManage Cloud to replace its on-premises OpenText document management system, in a major win for the Chicago-headquartered vendor.

14/05/2019

Contract Review in Box from Diligen – what you need to know

Diligen, a leading provider of machine learning software for contract review, is now available within the Box enterprise content management platform. This is what you should know.

14/05/2019

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Trending: Littler launches new data-driven app

US employment law specialist Littler Mendelson has launched a new platform to streamline counsel and provide clients with data-driven insights.

14/05/2019

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Legal IT Intelligence – CRM Report May 2019

In CRM of the Crop, our client relationship management report for 2019, we take a look at the latest trends in the legal CRM space including the new entrants, the new relationships and the new versions, as well as looking at the converse – the lack of innovation and what that means to CRM users.
 

14/05/2019

Private equity dominates as Onit acquires SimpleLegal

Private equity driven deals continue to dominate the legal sector news as, following a $200m strategic investment by K1 Investment Management in January, Onit yesterday (13 May) announced that it has acquired SimpleLegal, a 2013-founded SaaS provider of legal spend, matter and vendor management tools, to bolster its end-to-end business process automation platform. 

14/05/2019

Trending: South African courts to go digital with CaseLines

South Africa is implementing paperless digital courtrooms across the country after selecting London-headquartered digital evidence management provider CaseLines, in a move that is hoped will considerably improve access to justice including reducing ‘mislaid’ evidence.

13/05/2019

Legal IT Wins! Catch up on all the latest deals and moves

So last week was another busy week in the world of legal IT (when is it not) but we’re here with a recap of everything you need to know for the board room/water cooler/out for drinks, come on, it’s nearly summer.

13/05/2019

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Neota and LawGeex pair up to automate third party NDA approval process

In a great example of vendor collaboration, Neota Logic and LawGeex have paired up to offer clients an automated third party NDA approval process in a move that is expected to be widened to cover a number of different contractual scenarios.

10/05/2019

Raft of vendors qualify for Singapore’s $3.68m Tech-celerate for Law scheme

Litera Microsystems has been chosen as one of Singapore’s Tech-celerate for Law pre-approved vendors, with others including Contract Express and NetDocuments.

09/05/2019

Wolters Kluwer faces social media backlash as malware incident sees it go offline

Legal and accountancy publishing and software provider Wolters Kluwer is facing a social media backlash over its perceived failure to communicate with customers after suffering a malware incident that has seen it take its platform offline.

09/05/2019

HFW overhaul continues with appointment of first innovation partner

We speak to HFW’s managing partner, Jeremy Shebson, about the changes at the UK top 30 firm as it creates its first innovation committee.

09/05/2019

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Allen & Overy signs up for Eigen’s Natural Language Processing tech

Allen & Overy has signed an agreement for the use of Eigen Technologies’ natural language processing tech. A&O is the second magic circle firm to have confirmed its adoption of Eigen’s NLP product after Linklaters became its first client in 2015.

08/05/2019

Allen & Overy signs up for Eigen’s Natural Language Processing tech

Allen & Overy has signed an agreement for the use of Eigen Technologies’ natural language processing tech. A&O is the second magic circle firm to have confirmed its adoption of Eigen’s NLP product after Linklaters became its first client in 2015.

08/05/2019

Carey Olsen 'on the Peppermint journey' after successful CRM rollout

Carey Olsen says that it is ‘on the start of the Peppermint journey’ including looking at Peppermint’s practice management system and other offerings after a successful business development CRM solution implementation across its nine offices.

08/05/2019

Carey Olsen ‘on the Peppermint journey’ after successful CRM rollout

Carey Olsen says that it is ‘on the start of the Peppermint journey’ including looking at Peppermint’s practice management system and other offerings after a successful business development CRM solution implementation across its nine offices.

08/05/2019

A cool mil: Legaltech startups Josef and rfrnz raise seven figure seed financing

Melbourne-based legal tech start-up Josef has closed a $1m funding round. The seed investment was made by venture capital firm Jelix and angel investors including Kara Frederick, managing director of Tiger Financial Group and Ben Armstrong, previously a principal at Telstra Ventures. It comes as German AI driven legaltech start-up rfrnz has also received a seven-figure funding round.

07/05/2019

F-LEX hires Sophie Gould as head of L&D

Legal technology provider, F-LEX has strengthened its management team with the appointment of well-known LexisNexis leader Sophie Gould as its new head of learning and development.

07/05/2019

F-LEX hires Sophie Gould as head of L&D

Legal technology provider, F-LEX has strengthened its management team with the appointment of well-known LexisNexis leader Sophie Gould as its new head of learning and development.

07/05/2019

Am Law 50 firm Wilson Sonsini swaps out iManage for NetDocuments

Am Law top 50 law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati has swapped out its iManage document management system for NetDocuments, led by chief information officer Michael Lucas, who led the same move while at Akin Gump.

07/05/2019

MDR LAB: The latest cohort is in

Who needs The Apprentice: six early stage companies, ranging from concept through to early revenue-stage, have joined the 10-week MDR LAB programme to work alongside Mishcon de Reya lawyers and other business experts from inside and outside of the firm.

07/05/2019

Breaking news: Hg acquires Litera Microsystems

Hg has acquired Litera Microsystems from K1 Investment Management after a three-year period in which Litera is said to have tripled its revenue.

07/05/2019

Phoenix grows up: A look at its marriage to Morae

For iManage, knowing that its biggest implementation partner was up for sale must have been an unnerving experience and it’s no wonder that Phoenix Business Solutions’ founder and CEO Mat Crocker tells us that he regarded the company’s acquisition this week by Morae Global Corporation as a marriage that needed iManage’s blessing. We speak to Crocker and Morae’s founder and CEO Shahzad Bashir about the union.

03/05/2019

Clients demand DMARC is set to reject

But outside the top ten, few law firms have fully implemented the email accreditation

Clients are increasingly demanding that law firms have fully implemented email authentication protocol DMARC before they send them instructions.

02/05/2019

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