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Comment: Legal collaboration at the crossroads

Instead of looking at reducing rates law firms and legal departments are missing a bigger opportunity to save money – by embracing a collaborative mindset that prioritises eliminating inefficiency and waste across their interactions, says Apperio’s CTO Stephen Wilcock.

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Anexsys enters partnership with Brainspace

UK consulting firm Anexsys, which specialises in legal support and e-discovery, has entered a new partnership with leading global data analytics and eDiscovery provider Brainspace, which will see Brainspace offered as part of Anexsys’ eDiscovery managed services solution.

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Global research project to assess "the state of the global legal tech industry" – meaning the state of startups

Legal technology associations across the globe are collaborating to conduct a worldwide research project to assess the state of the global Legal Tech industry, although the research is confined to the startup world.

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Global research project to assess "the state of the global legal tech industry" – meaning the state of startups

Legal technology associations across the globe are collaborating to conduct a worldwide research project to assess the state of the global Legal Tech industry, although the research is confined to the startup world.

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Global research project to assess “the state of the global legal tech industry” – meaning the state of startups

Legal technology associations across the globe are collaborating to conduct a worldwide research project to assess the state of the global Legal Tech industry, although the research is confined to the startup world.

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Wrapping technology around your business objectives: We speak to Brian Kuhn about his new role and strategy at Elevate

Elevate has made a number of senior hires lately but the one to watch has to be Brian Kuhn, who founded IBM Watson’s legal consulting practice and was brought in by Elevate on 9 January to lead its new digital strategy and solutions business unit. We speak to him about his plans.

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Comment: My 2020 vision for in-house legal teams? Time to start embracing data-driven decision making

“The availability of AI technology and the pressure on corporate legal departments to become more efficient is encouraging the adoption of data-driven decision making. By that I mean, using data from prior transactions or matters to inform strategic and tactical decisions about future matters,” says SYKE’s founder and CEO Alistair Maiden.

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UK tech sector outpaces China and US to lead global growth in 2019

Investments in the UK tech sector outpaced the US and China and rose dramatically to £10.1bn ($13.2 billion) in 2019 – a £3.1bn increase on 2018’s already very strong figures and the highest level in UK history.

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Axiom Managed Solutions relaunches as Factor

Axiom spin off Axiom Managed Solutions (AMS) today (15 January) announces a wholesale rebrand under the new name Factor as the company differentiates itself from the Axiom brand and distances itself from other ALSPs that focus on commoditised ‘low end’ legal services.

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Legal IT Newswire: Trevisan & Cuonzo adopts HighQ’s technology to remain a leader in Europe’s competitive litigation market

LONDON (15 January 2020) — Trevisan & Cuonzo, an Italian law firm with an international reputation for achievements in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, has chosen to adopt HighQ technology to improve internal and external collaboration and provide greater value to clients through improved delivery of legal services. The strategic relationship with HighQ will […]

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Legal IT Newswire: Trevisan & Cuonzo adopts HighQ’s technology to remain a leader in Europe’s competitive litigation market

LONDON (15 January 2020) — Trevisan & Cuonzo, an Italian law firm with an international reputation for achievements in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, has chosen to adopt HighQ technology to improve internal and external collaboration and provide greater value to clients through improved delivery of legal services. The strategic relationship with HighQ will […]

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Legal IT Newswire: Trevisan & Cuonzo adopts HighQ’s technology to remain a leader in Europe’s competitive litigation market

LONDON (15 January 2020) — Trevisan & Cuonzo, an Italian law firm with an international reputation for achievements in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, has chosen to adopt HighQ technology to improve internal and external collaboration and provide greater value to clients through improved delivery of legal services. The strategic relationship with HighQ will […]

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David Thorpe reaches career…Pinnacle

Legal tech veteran David Thorpe has joined consulting group Pinnacle as its new commercial director, following a period of “rapid client and company growth.”

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Amended: Ascertus sees 2019 "business upsurge" driven by moves to the iManage Cloud

Ascertus says it achieved significant all-round business growth in 2019, with a key driver of the business upsurge being a move by customers to the iManage Cloud.

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Amended: Ascertus sees 2019 “business upsurge” driven by moves to the iManage Cloud

Ascertus says it achieved significant all-round business growth in 2019, with a key driver of the business upsurge being a move by customers to the iManage Cloud.

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Amended: Ascertus sees 2019 "business upsurge" driven by moves to the iManage Cloud

Ascertus says it achieved significant all-round business growth in 2019, with a key driver of the business upsurge being a move by customers to the iManage Cloud.

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"We've made the tough decision to restructure": Atrium's co-founder explains u-turn on legal services

Atrium’s co-founder and CEO Justin Kan has confirmed that the legal services sector disruptor is restructuring the company and backpedaling on its original ambition to provide broad legal services alongside its software for startups business, with the majority of in-house attorneys let go and given “the option to become preferred advisers in our professional services network.”

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"We've made the tough decision to restructure": Atrium's co-founder explains u-turn on legal services

Atrium’s co-founder and CEO Justin Kan has confirmed that the legal services sector disruptor is restructuring the company and backpedaling on its original ambition to provide broad legal services alongside its software for startups business, with the majority of in-house attorneys let go and given “the option to become preferred advisers in our professional services network.”

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“We’ve made the tough decision to restructure”: Atrium’s co-founder explains u-turn on legal services

Atrium’s co-founder and CEO Justin Kan has confirmed that the legal services sector disruptor is restructuring the company and backpedaling on its original ambition to provide broad legal services alongside its software for startups business, with the majority of in-house attorneys let go and given “the option to become preferred advisers in our professional services network.”

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Legal industry disruptor Atrium lets legal staff go amid internal restructuring

It created shockwaves across the legal industry at its launch in 2017 and has promised to revolutionise legal services, raising over $75m in investment over four rounds, but Atrium is now undergoing internal restructuring according to sources close to the company, who suggest that a large part of the legal workforce have been let go.