The Australian law firm Cooper Grace Ward has chosen Intapp Open to replace its legacy business intake software and has successfully implemented the product. Opting to replace a legacy workflow application that required significant custom development to maintain, the firm sought a fresh approach that would be easy to configure, support and extend, without having to rely on vendor or consultant involvement.
Now for news on the other big legal IT event taking place in Australia this month – the annual Janders Dean Legal Knowledge & Innovation Conference, which takes place in Sydney on 19 & 20 September. I had the pleasure of speaking there last year and the latest news is this year’s event is already sold out, with all 120 delegate passes sold.
Emerging technologies such as social networks, location based data and predictive coding are fundamentally changing the nature of ediscovery both in Australia and internationally. Delegates attending the Chilli IQ Information Governance and eDiscovery conference in Sydney earlier this month were reminded of the rapid pace of change and the likely impacts on the discovery process.
While legal professionals are known for working hard, a new study by legal and tax & accounting information solutions provider, Thomson Reuters, has shed light on the increasing time demands placed on Australia’s legal professionals as hours increase and client expectations grow – with some reporting as much as 100 hour working weeks.
A peer-to-peer networking forum, providing an exclusive and secure social networking forum for the managing partners of Australia’s law firms has been unveiled.
One of Australia’s top accounting firms Lowe Lippmann has replaced…