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More legal IT events & webinars

Still looking at those gaps in your diary, well here are a few more events for your schedule…


• Sole Practitioners Conference, 11-to-13 May

IRIS Legal is offering free advice to small firms at this year’s Solicitors Sole Practitioner Conference. At the event, IRIS Legal will be promoting its specialist practice and case management system designed specifically for sole practitioners and small law firms, IRIS Law Business Express, alongside IRIS Laserform its suite of electronic forms. IRIS Legal staff will undertake free Express reviews of existing software used by small law firms and demo their highly competitive solution at the Celtic Manor Resort Hotel, Newport, South Wales. Tickets for The Solicitors Sole Practitioner Conference are priced at £85. Click here for details


• IntApp + ILTA Webinar 29 May 2012, from 9am PST to 4pm GMT

Industry developments continue to raise the profile of risk and compliance issues, particularly with information security management, where rising client expectations, evolving professional standards and new regulations create new challenges and dangers. Designed for both IT and risk stakeholders, this webinar will explore law firm information security trends, developments and emerging themes
This webinar is co-sponsored with IntApp and ILTA’s Emerging Technologies Peer Group.

Pat Archbold manages IntApp’s Risk Practice Group and focuses on helping law firms address issues, including client confidentiality, information security, regulatory compliance and risk management. He has over 15 years of legal industry experience, including leadership positions with legal software, consulting and publishing organizations. Pat has presented at several international law firm risk events and contributes regularly to the Risk Roundtable program and Law Firm Risk Management Blog.

Tim Golden has over 15 years of legal IT experience and currently manages the enterprise architecture and IT governance for McGuireWoods LLP, an international firm with approximately 900 attorneys across 19 offices in the U.S. and Europe. Working closely with the office of general counsel, Tim’s team handles responses to external client audits and ensures that the firm’s technology policies, procedures and systems conform to applicable guidelines, agreements and regulations.

Judi Flournoy is the Chief Information Officer for Loeb & Loeb LLP. Judi was an officer of ILTA for close to eight years, and she is a frequent contributor to e-groups and ILTA-sponsored events. In 2006, Judi received the IT Director of the Year award from Law Technology News.

For full details click here


• TikitTFB has a series of local user group meetings taking place this month and next. For more details email

London & South East
30 May 2012, Holiday Inn Regents Park, London

21st June 2012, Macdonald Hotel, Manchester

South West & Wales
24 May 2012, Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel, Bristol


• Strategic Technology Forum 2012, 13-to-15 June 2012, The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt, County Wicklow, Ireland

Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum is the annual meeting place for legal technology leaders and chief operating officers. With the business climate continuously changing, this year’s event will focus on how IT can integrate further into the core of law firm strategy. Ultimately, the IT function should enable lawyers and their support staff to carry out their jobs more efficiently and effectively. STF2012 is armed with a host of practical sessions that will offer a fresh perspective on tomorrow’s law firm structures and how IT will have to adapt. Leading CIOs, partners, global consultants and security specialists will cover the changing legal market, security risk, infrastructure alignment, project management and client side perspectives to name but a few. Conference bookings: Steve Hands, tel +44 (0)20 7004 7460 or email