iManage ConnectLive kicks off today (23 June) becoming the largest virtual conference since the COVID-19 lockdown – iManage has over 3,500 customers registered for the event, or over 4,000 including partners. There are a number of big announcements during the sessions, which are pre-recorded but accompanied by live chat, where you can pose questions to the speaker plus panel. Critically, iManage will unveil three new offerings: iManage Tracker; Knowledge Unlocked; and Contract Intelligence.
Solomonic has this week launched an advanced claim form tracking solution to help litigation practitioners keep an eye on key trends in High Court claims.
Capita has sold mid-market case, matter and practice management vendor Eclipse Legal Systems to Access UK Limited – a mid-market software vendor selling to multiple sectors from industrial and manufacturing to financial and professional services.
Onna is a data integration platform that enables companies to integrate and centralise applications, and conduct real-time discovery. It has just raised $27m from investors including Slack and Dropbox. Here is what you need to know.
Leading Intapp implementation partner Aurora North today (18 June) announces that a trio of legal IT veterans have joined its Intapp consulting and services organization. The new hires are Jim Boyle, David Robinson and Adam Friedman.
Zoom has announced that it will provide all users around the globe – whether they pay a subscription or not – with end-to-end encryption as an advanced add-on feature. Early beta of the E2EE feature will begin in July. It had originally planned to exclude free calls from its encryption service.
South West UK insurance company Legal Protection Group is implementing the Proclaim Case Management solution from Eclipse. The group, led by several industry experts, specialises in legal protection insurance for various areas of law.
UK top 100 law firm Fladgate has swapped out its legacy Workshare document comparison and metadata cleaning applications for DocsCorp. Workshare was acquired by Litera last year.
We speak to Bestpractix CEO Omer Hayun – now head of Litera’s new AI group – about the technology and its potential use cases.
It’s been a few weeks since Lupl first launched, becoming the most talked about legal tech product or venture for a long time, partly because it’s backed and driven by three major law firms and partly because it promises to do what no other legal IT vendor does – matter synchronisation. From speaking to people since the launch, it’s clear that many are still very unclear of what that means.
In this series of short guest articles, professional services business development and marketing veteran Tim Haveron Jones, principal consultant at Provergence, explores the three concepts that legal services businesses should address now – so as to prepare for the highly competitive market landscape that is sure to follow the global crisis.
Litera will announce today (12 June) the appointment of Doxly-founder Haley Altman to global director of business development and strategy.
Eversheds Sutherland’s alternative legal and compliance services arm Konexo has launched in the United States under the leadership of Carmen Brun, who previously practiced in Eversheds Sutherland’s Securities Enforcement and Litigation practice.
Tony McKenna is to join Howard Kennedy as IT director on 15 June 2020, taking over from Clive Knott, who left at the end of 2019 and is currently a consultant. McKenna joins the firm from Gowling WLG UK where he was director of information technology.
In Peppermint Technology’s biggest win to date, listed UK law firm DWF has signed up for its cloud-based case & matter management system, which looks set in the long term to replace LexisNexis Visualfiles.