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Something for the Legal IT weekend: Meridius Matters

Never knowingly lost for words, it’s appropriate then that Intapp’s former marketing guru turned consultant Dan Bressler has launched a new media platform to provide ‘insight, intelligence and inspiration’ in the form of interviews with senior industry players and his own thought leadership.

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Technology Support Analyst

Gardner Leader is a forward thinking, innovative and friendly law firm based in Newbury, Thatcham and Maidenhead, which has grown substantially in recent years. Gardner Leader have an opening for a Support Analyst in their Technology Team. Duties include; • Taking helpdesk calls – Investigating & Resolving support calls via helpdesk system in a timely […]

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Clifford Chance launches first tool out of devolved digital business Applied Solutions

Clifford Chance has launched the first tool from its devolved Applied Solutions digital product business: SMCR Manager is an interactive tool supporting the Senior Managers and Certification Regime for firms regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

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Bellwether Brexit Report: Small firms are “confident” but still not investing in tech

Sick of Brexit? So are we. But here is a Bellwether Report from LexisNexis that show small law firms are feeling pretty optimistic about life, with 91% surveyed confident of the future and that their businesses are either stable or growing compared with a few years ago. Slightly worryingly, only around a third are increasing their investment in processes and technology.

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Bellwether Brexit Report: Small firms are "confident" but still not investing in tech

Sick of Brexit? So are we. But here is a Bellwether Report from LexisNexis that show small law firms are feeling pretty optimistic about life, with 91% surveyed confident of the future and that their businesses are either stable or growing compared with a few years ago. Slightly worryingly, only around a third are increasing their investment in processes and technology.

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Harvard Business School makes a case study out of Lexoo

Harvard Business School has made a rare new case study out of online legal marketplace Lexoo for its MBA program, in which students pore over the real life business decisions made by Lexoo co-founders Daniel Van Binsbergen and Chris O’Sullivan as the basis of discussion in its Managing Service Operations (MSO) course.

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New tech alert – Agnes Intelligence

At Inspire Legal in New York at the end of January we met the co-founder of Agnes Intelligence, which recently came in fourth place in IBM’s North America Watson Build Championship. Agnes is just about to come to market.

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CRM shake up: Bakers becomes first Intapp DealCloud law firm client

Baker McKenzie has become the first law firm client of Intapp’s newly-acquired professional services deal and client relationship management system DealCloud, we can reveal, in a move that is likely to lead to a further shakeup of the legal CRM market.

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Another Wavelength hire: Chris Simkins to join from Royal Mail

Wavelength Law will tomorrow (13 March) welcome Royal Mail legal adviser Chris Simkins as its latest recruit, only shortly following the arrival of new head of client operations Barbara Hamilton-Bruce, as the legal engineering company hits the circa 30-staff mark.

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Smart Time Infographic: A 50 year history of tech in legal

Thanks to Smart Time Apps for what they call a fun infographic documenting Legal Tech Turning Points: A 50 Year History of Technology in the Legal Industry. Fun yes – we definitely had a mobile phone like a brick, love it – but NetDocuments will quite fairly go bonkers at the suggestion that they moved to the cloud post 2015, when in fact they were founded in 1999 as a SaaS product long before the wider move towards web-based services.

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Owning the desktop: Litera Microsystems to integrate with Kira

Following the announcement last week that it will extend its integration programme to content providers, Litera Microsystems has signed an agreement with Kira Systems that will see Kira become available through Litera’s Microsoft Word toolbar, we can reveal.

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DWF to spend "up to £10m" on IT systems post-float

Following the announcement on 8 February 2019 of its intention to proceed with an initial public offering DWF Group Limited today (11 March) announces the successful pricing of its shares, which will see it invest up to £10 million will be invested in additional IT systems, including a portion of that to contribute to the development of the group’s global platform for managed services.

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DWF to spend “up to £10m” on IT systems post-float

Following the announcement on 8 February 2019 of its intention to proceed with an initial public offering DWF Group Limited today (11 March) announces the successful pricing of its shares, which will see it invest up to £10 million will be invested in additional IT systems, including a portion of that to contribute to the development of the group’s global platform for managed services.

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Legal IT Newswire: Litera Microsystems Extending Third-Party Integration Program to Help Firms Surface Their Best Content Within the Drafting Workflow

Litera Microsystems announced today their intent to extend their third-party integration program to help firms surface their best content within the drafting workflow.

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Shawn Curran joins Travers as head of legal technology

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s innovation consultant Shawn Curran is to join Travers Smith today, 11 March, as head of legal technology, rejoining Oliver Bethell, who left Freshfields last year to take over as chief technology officer at the UK top 40 law firm.

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Legal IT Events… Breakfast Roundtable: Neota Logic on AI automation for legal departments – 10th April, Amsterdam

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Time: Arrival between 8:30-9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Venue: Holiday Inn Amsterdam Hotel – Arena Towers, Hoogoorddreef 66a, 1101 BE Amsterdam Event is strictly for Corporate Legal Professionals only ‘Deliver better, faster, and for less money. Do more with less. Work smarter not harder’ These are familiar refrains for every […]

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Legal IT Newswire People News… Zero Welcomes Aimee Spirlin as Vice President of Sales

Zero, a mobile-first, artificial intelligence email management technology company, is pleased to announce a new addition to its leadership team with legal technology veteran Aimee Spirlin joining Zero as Vice President of Sales. Aimee brings over a decade of expertise in legal technology, most recently in her role as a Managing Director of Intapp, and […]

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Eclipse strengthens position in Scottish legal sector with the launch of a regional hub

Eclipse Legal Systems, the UK’s leading case and practice management software provider, has responded to the increased demand for its Proclaim solution within the Scottish legal sector with the launch of a dedicated Edinburgh office and region-specific sales and innovation teams. Eclipse’s in-house subject matter experts, which include The Society of Law Accountants in Scotland […]

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#IWD19: We catch up with six women in legaltech to talk gender diversity

On International Women’s Day we speak to six women across the legal tech industry about how far the sector has come, or not come, in terms of gender diversity, what the biggest challenges are, and why diversity matters.

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Inhouse Legal: Spend management a priority but not spend management tech – No change there then!

“A very interesting finding was that although reducing legal spend is the second priority of those surveyed, and that most law firm service issues are billing related, less than half of legal departments are using spend management software.”