LexisNexis and BLP win ‘supplier of the year’ and ‘best use of technology’ at The British Legal Awards
LexisNexis and Berwin Leighton Paisner have won ‘supplier of the year’ and ‘best use of technology’ respectively at The British Legal Awards (BLAs) 2015.
LexisNexis was recognised for its implementation of proofreading tool LexisDraft within City law firm RPC – the BLAs 2015 law firm of the year – while Berwin Leighton Paisner won the best use of technology category for its work with RAVN ACE, having become the first law firm to sign up to the ‘artificial intelligence’ solution, as revealed by Legal IT Insider on 15 September 2015.
RBRO Solutions and HighQ have signed a global resell agreement that will give their customers access to one another’s flagship products.
RBRO, which provides content management solutions and integration tools to enable organisations to get more out of iManage WorkSite, now has the ability to sell the HighQ Collaborate solution in the global market.
The deal will in turn allow customers of HighQ, which provides an enterprise-grade, privately hosted cloud platform in which organisations collaborate and share information, to benefit from RBRO’s Link2DMS product offering.
Mitratech’s chief executive Jason Parkman has published a comprehensive ‘10-steps guide’ for corporate legal departments that he promises will “transform your legal department from a company cost center into the best-run business unit in the organization.”
Corporate counsel are increasingly looking to embrace technology, generate revenue, and manage their risk exposure and brand, particularly in the face of the rise of internet exposure and social media.
Last month saw boutique Microsoft Office professional services firm Brochet, shoot into the UK Legal Insider Top 200 supplier listing – this month Brochet launch their new product ‘Brochet Paste’ into the market place.
Today sees the introduction of some changes to the Insider website navigation to make it easier for visitors to keep track of the stories that really matter to them.
In an acquisition that brings together cutting edge analytics with a trove of content, LexisNexis has acquired litigation data mining company Lex Machina, which through its Legal Analytics platform provides insights about judges, lawyers, parties and patents from IP litigation.
The Silicon Valley company, which says it has so far been inhibited from expanding its services due to a lack of content, delivers a software-as-a-service platform that helps lawyers predict the behaviours and outcomes of different legal strategies by mining, tagging and categorising millions of Federal court dockets and documents.