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iManage: Seyfarth Shaw closes Extract deal and Hughes Hubbard selects Threat Manager

iManage yesterday (11 August) announced that Am Law 100 firm Seyfarth Shaw in conjunction with its consulting arm Seyfarth Lean has selected iManage Extract – formerly RAVN Extract – as it also announced that distinguished New York law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed has selected iManage Threat Manager to better protect sensitive client data across its global offices.

11/08/2017

APAC News: BigHand secure deals for metadata scrub software from two Australian law firms

BigHand are excited to announce two leading law firms, Lander & Rogers and Lipman Karas have selected BigHand Scrub to manage metadata across their respective organisations.

10/08/2017

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Radiant Law enters the software business with Word toolkit RemarkableX

Technology and outsourcing boutique Radiant Law has officially entered the software business, licensing out its Word toolkit RemarkableX on a subscription basis to clients that now include the in-house legal teams at Siemens and Sky, with BT currently trialling the tool.

10/08/2017

DocsCorp data survey shows 81% of companies have hidden files

DocsCorp has released the results of its first-ever global Hidden Data Survey to determine if users across the US, APAC and EMEA were aware that non-searchable image-based documents were stored in their file management systems and whether they had effective technologies in place to find these documents. The results – which in the US and APAC show 81% couldn’t locate the file they were searching for all of the time – also give an insight into how users perform search queries.

09/08/2017

New Kira platform API now available to clients

Kira Systems announced today (9 August) the availability of the first fully featured version of its platform API. The upgraded platform API allows firms to tailor Kira to their unique workflow needs and more fully integrate Kira with other software tools. 

09/08/2017

Tech education in law: BPP reviews LPC content & hunts for new head of innovation

BPP University Law School is reviewing the way it incorporates technology into its legal training – including which document and matter management system to select to embed within its courses – as it begins a search for a new head of innovation technology to help lead the process.

08/08/2017

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Tech education in law: BPP reviews LPC content & hunts for new head of innovation

BPP University Law School is reviewing the way it incorporates technology into its legal training – including which document and matter management system to select to embed within its courses – as it begins a search for a new head of innovation technology to help lead the process.

08/08/2017

Updated – Breaking: Aderant acquires Handshake Software

Aderant has acquired Atlanta-based search and knowledge management solutions provider Handshake Software, in a surprise move intended to further extend Aderant’s analytics and matter management capability and help accelerate Handshake’s expansion into markets such as the UK and Australia.

07/08/2017

The Ashurst/Microsoft legal working group: your comments

Comments have been flowing in on our story that Ashurst, led by global head of IT Bruna Pellicci has formed a Microsoft legal working group designed to put the software giant at the centre of law firm efforts to move their infrastructure into the cloud, with the market widely welcoming the move.

04/08/2017

Now Goodman Derrick move iManage Support to Tiger Eye – another Tikit contract bites the dust

Leading City law firm Goodman Derrick have moved their iManage support and maintenance to Tiger Eye following Tikit’s withdrawal from the iManage support ecosystem.

04/08/2017

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Ediscovery News with DTI + EPIQ post-merger rebranding & Complex Discovery “State of the Ediscovery Union” survey results

DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing ediscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting, and Epic Systems are pleased to announce that the combined organization will move forward under the brand name of “Epiq.”

03/08/2017

Ediscovery News with DTI + EPIQ post-merger rebranding & Complex Discovery "State of the Ediscovery Union" survey results

DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing ediscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting, and Epic Systems are pleased to announce that the combined organization will move forward under the brand name of “Epiq.”

03/08/2017

Baker McKenzie selects eBrevia for contract review after three-way competitive pitch

In a major legal win for eBrevia, leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has selected the artificial intelligence-backed contract analysis tool to be used on M&A and other transactional work for its global clients after a competitive pitch including both Luminance and Kira Systems.

03/08/2017

Updated: Baker McKenzie Financials 2016/17: $20m contributed by alternative legal services

Baker McKenzie says it estimates over $20m is being generated in annual revenue by its alternative legal services centre in Belfast, its e-discovery platforms and its use of legal project management, as the global firm also flagged the launch of its new, wide ranging innovation programme in unveiling its latest financial results yesterday (2 August).

03/08/2017

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Tech education in law – a call to arms

Public pressure on UK law schools to incorporate technology into their teaching is growing as leading figures urge law schools to do more and a recently published list of English language legal technology courses shows the UK in a very poor light. However, leading University College London (UCL) vice dean (research), professor of law and professional ethics, Richard Moorhead has called for some balance in the dialogue and launched a legal tech education survey to show “what is actually happening” in UK schools, as he says the market is unaware of legal tech courses – including UCL’s – that are already up and running.

02/08/2017

Eclipse launches new application to help law firms mitigate risk of GDPR fines

Eclipse Legal Systems has announced the launch of a new application to assist law firms in attaining compliance with the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

02/08/2017

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