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Thirdfort named startup of the year by ‘Branson & Co’

Thirdfort has been named as one of the standout startups of 2019 after the Sunday Times asked a group of high profile entrepreneurs and investors including Richard Branson to name their startup of the year.

02/01/2020

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Thirdfort named startup of the year by ‘Branson & Co’

Thirdfort has been named as one of the standout startups of 2019 after the Sunday Times asked a group of high profile entrepreneurs and investors including Richard Branson to name their startup of the year.

02/01/2020

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Aderant acquires Bellefield Systems

In light of the growth in focus on using technology to automate compliance with outside counsel guidelines and the need for mobile time capture, it is big news indeed that Aderant announced today (19 December) the acquisition of Bellefield, a market leader in helping lawyers recover more billable time and grow revenue.

19/12/2019

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Elevate hires new CFO ahead of 'AIM listing or significant capital raise'

Global law company Elevate has hired Simon Heyrick as its new chief financial officer, as it prepares for an AIM listing or significant capital raise in 2021 or 2022.

17/12/2019

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Elevate hires new CFO ahead of 'AIM listing or significant capital raise'

Global law company Elevate has hired Simon Heyrick as its new chief financial officer, as it prepares for an AIM listing or significant capital raise in 2021 or 2022.

17/12/2019

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BT to sell Tikit to Advanced? P4W users say erm, no thanks

The Sunday Times reported yesterday (15 December) that BT is in talks to sell Tikit to UK software giant and direct competitor Advanced, in a move that the head of Tikit’s P4W user group tells us would be “a concern” and risk driving customers away.

16/12/2019

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Clifford Chance goes app barmy; Clyde & Co offers training contract seat in Data Lab; Law Society forecasts employment will fall by 13,000 by 2027 (in part thanks to tech); Eversheds launches Konexo Hub CLM; BLM adopts Blueprint; Allen & Overy launches new legal services centre in Joburg

13/12/2019

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ABA TECHSHOW startup alley winners are in…

The winners of the 15 slots in the fourth annual Startup Alley at the 2020 ABA TECHSHOW have been announced and they are

09/12/2019

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Enterprise City seeks "UK's next best start-ups" for new tech scheme

Exchange, a Manchester-based new digital and technology programme, has opened applications for its first cohort, as it looks to foster the UK’s next best start-ups.

09/12/2019

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Enterprise City seeks "UK's next best start-ups" for new tech scheme

Exchange, a Manchester-based new digital and technology programme, has opened applications for its first cohort, as it looks to foster the UK’s next best start-ups.

09/12/2019

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Throwback Monday: Speech recognition and redaction

This week we’ll be having some fun and getting into the ‘wow it’s nearly a new decade’ vibe by looking at a few posts we wrote precisely this time 10 years ago, as well as some of the big stories of last Orange Rag newsletter of the past decade. How much will have changed and moved on?

09/12/2019

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Deal management platform thedocyard to float on the ASX

Sydney-headquartered transaction management platform thedocyard has announced its IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange and plans to raise $4m to $5m through the float.

04/12/2019

UK pushes back over US attempts to extradite Mike Lynch on fraud charges

It looks as though a political row may be brewing with the United States over its request to extradite former Autonomy boss Mike Lynch, after the US submitted a formal request for the businessman (who is a director of and investor in legal AI platform Luminance) to face fraud charges in the US.

28/11/2019

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Students compete for top honours in legal app building course

Littler is holding a student app competition in association with Cornell Tech and Neota Logic on 6 December at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City, featuring apps developed by students participating in the Cornell Law course, Delivering Legal Services Through Technology.

28/11/2019

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Here come the outsourcing giants: Accenture launches compliance as a service offering

In a move that one senior figure in the legal industry tells us marks “the entry of the big outsourcers into legal”, Accenture has launched a compliance as a service (CaaS) offering that will see it compete for business with law companies such as Elevate and Cognia Law as well as the anti-money laundering and privacy practices of law firms, particularly those with high volume alternative legal practices.

27/11/2019

Top Accountants: Are firms investing more in technology?

It’s interesting to see the same conversations played out across…

27/11/2019

Exclusive: Peter Gill joins client lifecycle platform Engage Solutions as it expands its horizons to the professional services sector

Former Thomson Reuters Elite EMEA sales head and CTS chief commercial officer Peter Gill has joined client lifecycle management platform Engage Solutions Group, which was acquired in 2016 by a team led by Rekoop founder Phil Wedgwood and is expanding its horizons from industry to the professional services sector.

25/11/2019

“We have products market ready”: Kennedys on launching online litigation platform KLAiM plus an R&D function in LatAm

Kennedys announced this month that it has rolled out its online litigation platform KLAiM in Latin America to coincide with the creation of a research and development (R&D) function in Mexico City that will serve the UK top 100 law firm’s Latin American, Caribbean and US clients.

21/11/2019

“We have products market ready”: Kennedys on launching online litigation platform KLAiM plus an R&D function in LatAm

Kennedys announced this month that it has rolled out its online litigation platform KLAiM in Latin America to coincide with the creation of a research and development (R&D) function in Mexico City that will serve the UK top 100 law firm’s Latin American, Caribbean and US clients.

21/11/2019

Contractbook raises €3.5m in Google fund first

Digital contract management platform Contractbook has raised €3.5m from a syndicate led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI Fund, together with Nordic VC-fund byFounders and a group of key angel investors. The investment is significant not just because of Google’s participation in a legal tech funding round – we understand this is a first – but because Gradient invests in and connects startups with Google’s resources, innovation and technical leadership in AI. This is the first time a Google backed VC has invested in Denmark.

19/11/2019

Timekeeping: ZERØ hires David Robinson from Intapp as VP of product

Email management provider ZERØ has hired time entry guru David Robinson from Intapp as its new vice president of product. This is an interesting hire not least because Robinson will be responsible for spearheading new time capture initiatives and expanding the existing ZERØ product.

18/11/2019

Piecing the puzzle together: Integreon’s partnership with Seal

Alternative legal services provider Integreon in October announced a new partnership with Seal Software, in what will start as a LIBOR repapering offering but is expected to expand far beyond that.  We spoke to Integreon’s CEO Bob Rowe and Integreon’s senior VP of contracts, compliance and commercial services, Jeff Catanzaro about their plans.

15/11/2019

Piecing the puzzle together: Integreon's partnership with Seal

Alternative legal services provider Integreon in October announced a new partnership with Seal Software, in what will start as a LIBOR repapering offering but is expected to expand far beyond that.  We spoke to Integreon’s CEO Bob Rowe and Integreon’s senior VP of contracts, compliance and commercial services, Jeff Catanzaro about their plans.

15/11/2019

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