Legal Technology

Products lawyers, compliance and security professionals use for legal-related tasks (research and discovery, for example)

  • India's IT goes global

    By Legal Week | August 4, 2009

    At last month's National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Strategy Summit in Bangalore a step-change was discovered in India's future technology and outsourcing business model which will impact countries around the globe. The Indian IT and BPO industry plans to become a global business, bundling services across onshore, offshore and near-shore delivery models.

    1 minute read

  • Removing the human interference

    By Legal Week | July 30, 2009

    Do you want to know how your customer relationship management (CRM) database could do much of your marketing admin for you, as well as automatically ensure you target the right people with the right information at the right time and in the right way? Let's take a look at one contact in your CRM database. James is a good contact - he is in a position to instruct your firm, so he's someone you communicate with regularly.

    1 minute read

  • IT: Culture clash

    By Legal Week | July 15, 2009

    Ever-growing global databases of electronically stored information are raising new issues about the nature of privacy and throwing into relief the differences between US and European views on personal information

    1 minute read

  • The same, only different

    By Legal Week | June 18, 2009

    E-discovery (as it is referred to in the US) or, more accurately, e-disclosure (as it is referred to here, post the Woolf reforms), has received a very negative press, mainly due to the huge costs associated with it. But, when all is said and done, is it really that bad?

    1 minute read

  • E-disclosure: Lay your cards on the table

    By Mark Goddard | June 4, 2009

    Determining proportionality in litigation has long been a bit of a string-measuring exercise. However, the gap between opposing parties has become wider than ever in recent years as the move from paper to electronic business documents has resulted in an explosion of document volume involved in discovery exercises. Now, it seems, the UK courts are catching up with the issue.

    1 minute read

  • Clash of the titans

    By Mark Goddard | June 4, 2009

    Can Apple's much-hyped iPhone impact on BlackBerry's position as the legal profession's gadget of choice? Alan Cohen assesses if Apple's consumer hit can make a breakthrough in the business market

    1 minute read

  • Technobabble: Abby Ewen

    By Mark Goddard | May 27, 2009

    Simmons & Simmons' Abby Ewen on luddite lawyers, Hollywood lies and her love for Linkin Park

    1 minute read

  • Netting the prize

    By Mark Goddard | May 27, 2009

    A recurring point of discussion and major concern from the past 12 months or so has been the issue of slashed marketing budgets and how deeply this might impact website operations. While fee earners are being made redundant at all levels and across most practice areas, it seems slightly trivial to talk about the erosion of marketing budgets, yet there are serious consequences to this action.

    1 minute read

  • Boost your cable power

    By Mark Goddard | May 20, 2009

    The current recession has become infamous for its speed and bruising impact and the legal sector is feeling the pain. Even major City law firms, renowned for stability, are reporting significant loss of business and many have already made cuts or begun redundancy consultations.This follows a period of real change in the sector in the past decade with the rise of more regional and global firms. As they go international, law firms need to change the way they operate, moving from individual outfits to cohesive international brands.

    1 minute read

  • Litigation support and e-discovery

    By Mark Goddard | May 7, 2009

    KPMG Forensic, Kroll Ontrack and Ernst & Young on the key issues in litigation support.

    1 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    E-Discovery Startup Fileread Raises $6 Million in Seed Funding Round

    By Rhys Dipshan | July 11, 2023

    Fileread's funding round was led by an investment firm backed by Google.

    2 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    From Mentorship to Multidisciplinary Collaboration: The Evolution of the Duty to Supervise

    By Olga V. Mack | July 11, 2023

    The duty to supervise in law has evolved from traditional mentorship and professional competence, reflecting the changing landscape of legal practice and the broader societal expectations placed on legal professionals.

    9 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    Threading the Needle: 10 Things Legal Needs to Know About Threads

    By Cat Casey, Reveal-Brainspace | July 11, 2023

    For legal professionals, the rise of the new app Threads opens new avenues for engagement, networking, and information sharing, while also raising questions about privacy, data security, and the impact on legal professionals' online presence.

    10 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    HBR Investor Acquires Keesal Propulsion Labs, With Plans for Partnerships

    By Rhys Dipshan | July 11, 2023

    In addition to HBR, Keesal Propulsion Labs (KP Labs), a standalone legal tech company launched by California law firm Keesal, Young & Logan, will have the opportunity to work closely with several companies under Renovus Capital Partners' umbrella.

    2 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    Law Firms' Return to Office May Be Pushing Some Legal Tech Vendors to Follow Suit

    By Isha Marathe | July 10, 2023

    Law firms are increasingly asking to meet their legal tech vendors in-person, precipitating a push to in-person work within legal technology companies—but only to an extent.

    4 minute read

  • Law.com

    The Message Is Clear: Assess Your Info Governance Practices In Light of DOJ and SEC Crackdown on Use of Messaging Apps

    By Jonathan B. New, Patrick T. Campbell, James A. Sherer and Luke E. Record | July 10, 2023

    Regulators increasingly are scrutinizing employee use of personal devices and third-party messaging apps. This article summarizes the DOJ's recent guidance and the SEC's enforcement trends and priorities in this area, and it provides information governance best practices companies can implement now to ensure they are meeting regulators' expectations and recordkeeping rules.

    11 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    Legal Tech Rundown Part 2: Women in E-Discovery Directors, UnitedLex's New Innovation Role, and More

    By Isha Marathe | July 10, 2023

    An update on the legal tech market's past few weeks, from product launches to new partnerships.

    5 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    Legal Tech Rundown Part 1: Aderant Launches AI Chatbot, Latham & Watkins' Web3 Venture, and More

    By Isha Marathe | July 6, 2023

    An update on the legal tech market's past few weeks, from product launches to new partnerships.

    4 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    Generative AI Is Bringing Waves of Funding to Legal Tech. Can It Last?

    By Cassandre Coyer | July 6, 2023

    While legal technology investments have slowed in recent months, generative AI advancements have caught the attention of investors who may have once overlooked the legal tech market.

    4 minute read

  • Legaltech News

    Competitive Necessity, Job Disrupter: Legal Professionals Predict Major Generative AI Impact

    By Rhys Dipshan | July 6, 2023

    A new survey from Wolters Kluwer and Above the Law found that legal professionals across the industry see generative AI as both essential and, for many, unwelcome.

    5 minute read

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