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Gordon McAlpine joins Mason & Cook to lead global tech product launch

BigHand’s co-founder and legal tech veteran Gordon McAlpine has joined resource management consultancy Mason & Cook as a non-executive director to oversee the growth strategy of its technology product – Vantage. He will be responsible for the global launch and continued growth of the software arm of the business.

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Comment on Trending: The “One” & only “Place” to be “Global” tech giant Intapp’s latest acquisition by LB

Not sure it’s a strange one IMO. The product sits well in Intapp’s portfolio and compliments the Dealcloud offering. We have seen Intapp take this path before with Frayman. Expand market share and reduce the competition. If you can afford it why not.. The white elephant would be addressed with a suitable technology offering that […]

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Comment on Trending: The “One” & only “Place” to be “Global” tech giant Intapp’s latest acquisition by LB

Not sure it’s a strange one IMO. The product sits well in Intapp’s portfolio and compliments the Dealcloud offering. We have seen Intapp take this path before with Frayman. Expand market share and reduce the competition. If you can afford it why not.. The white elephant would be addressed with a suitable technology offering that […]

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Mobile apps: a new age of “self-service” law?

Eversheds’ Andrew McManus shares the highs and lows of the firm’s mobile app journey

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LTC4 in major overhaul

Legal tech competency company LTC4 has completely overhauled its business model, ditching its annual membership and introducing the ability to pay for learning plans as you go.

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Is no news good news?

On 8 May we announced that Allen & Overy has signed an agreement for the use of Eigen Technologies’ natural language processing tech.  A&O is the second magic circle firm to have confirmed its adoption of Eigen’s NLP product after Linklaters became its first client in 2015.

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von Briesen & Roper: Simple Innovation

von Briesen & Roper’s strapline is “We do things differently” and, according to CIO William Caraher, that statement also applies to their approach to technology – but it’s the simplest innovations that have been the most effective.

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von Briesen & Roper: Simple Innovation

von Briesen & Roper’s strapline is “We do things differently” and, according to CIO William Caraher, that statement also applies to their approach to technology – but it’s the simplest innovations that have been the most effective.

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PLMJ hacked

In news that has yet to make it out of Iberia, Portugal’s largest law firm, PLMJ, this year became the latest firm to fall victim to a cyberattack after its network was compromised and information relating to the the Benfica football corruption investigation published Wikileaks-style on a football blog.

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The May 2019 Legal IT Insider Newsletter – issue #323 – is out now

Well well well, how is it the end of May, that’s what we want to know. In this bumper issue of the Orange Rag we bring you all the latest news, analysis and commentary from all the leading players.

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Comment on Trending: The “One” & only “Place” to be “Global” tech giant Intapp’s latest acquisition by NC

strange one this – CRM will remain a white elephant in legal as long as the Partnership model and the ‘my client’ ethos exists (despite the fluff some firms spout). So why would a leading player with a good reputation in the inception, time, protection and general workflow space risk diluting its status with a […]

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Comment on Trending: The “One” & only “Place” to be “Global” tech giant Intapp’s latest acquisition by NC

strange one this – CRM will remain a white elephant in legal as long as the Partnership model and the ‘my client’ ethos exists (despite the fluff some firms spout). So why would a leading player with a good reputation in the inception, time, protection and general workflow space risk diluting its status with a […]

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Clarilis to underpin TLT white label document automation service

TLT has extended its existing relationship with Clarilis, which on top of helping TLT to automate its own contracts internally will now form the basis of a white labelled document automation service for clients.

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Comment on Tikit launches independent product advisory board led by Janet Day by Jonathan Maas

Good luck to Janet – what a great role! And good luck to Tikit filling the volunteer roles!

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Comment on Movers & Shakers: Clare Chalkley joins Integreon from Clifford Chance by Jonathan Maas

What an excellent move by Clare, and what an excellent opportunity for Integreon.

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Comment on Movers & Shakers: Clare Chalkley joins Integreon from Clifford Chance by Jonathan Maas

What an excellent move by Clare, and what an excellent opportunity for Integreon.

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Comment on Slater and Gordon in world Microsoft first by Anon

Didn’t they make some IT redundant right before Christmas for this

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Top 50 Law Firm Profiles: Herbert Smith Freehills

As part of our project to profile the IT capability of the top 100 legal IT teams/law firm IT capability, Legal IT Insider spoke to Haig Tyler, CIO at Herbert Smith Freehills about their strategy and structure as well as the key technology recently introduced at the firm.

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Comment on Slater and Gordon in world Microsoft first by A.Non

Correction : Not all of the staff are using Surface Pros. Manchester Finance have yet to be provided with theirs but that might be due to the fact they will all soon be made redundant by the end of the year. Allegedly, if the rumours are true.

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Legal IT Webinar News… Making Tech Matter: a closer look at NetDocuments SetBuilder – 28th May

NetDocuments recently announced its launch of SetBuilder, an easy way for users to combine and organize sets of documents in one location entirely within the secure NetDocuments infrastructure. Join NetDocuments’ product team for a webinar in which they will take a closer look at how the SetBuilder technology works and the specific use cases for […]