Fraud investigators use tech to sift through 600,000 documents per day saving months of human effort

iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, announced it was named a winner in the Best Use of Technology category at the Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards ceremony at the Lancaster Hotel in London. iManage was recognized for demonstrating an innovative way to assist the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), a UK-governmental department in charge of prosecuting complex cases of fraud and corruption. The SFO recently utilized iManage’s RAVN artificial intelligence (AI) platform to help a team of investigators…

In 2018 the corporate roles that need legal services

In 2018, what legal services do corporations want and how do they want them delivered? What's different about 2018 compared to 20, 30 and 100 years ago?  In the United States, Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS), a leading staffing and recruiting firm, has issued a report on market and salary trends for high-demand legal and compliance jobs across the U.S.   The job titles in the report tell us a lot about what is happening with the demand for legal services. The salary ranges are in $US…

Gridsum and Peking University Law School Establish Legal AI Lab and Research Institute

Gridsum Holding Inc. ("Gridsum" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GSUM), a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and artificial intelligence ("AI") solutions in China, today announced that it has partnered with Peking University Law School to establish the Peking University Legal AI Lab and Research Institute (the "Legal AI Lab") to focus on the analysis, development and application of AI across China's legal ecosystem. The Legal AI Lab was officially launched today at a ceremony attended by Ms. Jingyi Ye, Deputy Party Committee Secretary of Peking University,…

E-Discovery Company Grows to 800 Employees

E-Discovery company, Relativity, previously known as kCura, has grown to more than 800 employees. This is an almost doubling in size since three years ago when it took an outside minority investment of US$125 million from a private equity fund.  Read more by clicking image below:  

HWL Ebsworth will Merge with TressCox

Official Announcement from TressCox: Leading independent Australian law firms HWL Ebsworth Lawyers and TressCox Lawyers have announced that the majority of the partners and staff of TressCox will be joining HWL Ebsworth on 5 February 2018. While the two firms share a number of core areas of expertise, they each have strengths in particular areas and this move is driven by a desire to offer domestic and international clients the most comprehensive suite of technically outstanding legal services of any…

Male Clients Pick Male Lawyers – Latest Acritas Star Lawyer Nominations Reveal Gender Bias In Selection

Commentary from Acritas Research: Acritas has spent the last three years building up more than 10,000 independent nominations of stand-out lawyers from law firm clients all over the world. More than 8,000 individual lawyers have been identified altogether from 4,300 clients. Upon analyzing the results, Acritas stumbled across a surprising finding. Male clients were half as likely to nominate a female Star lawyer. And yet the research revealed that clients rated male lead partner performance the same as female lead…

Uni students in Singapore develop case outcome simulator

[not actual image of simulator] A final-year National University of Singapore law and economics student, along with three peers, has created a case outcome simulator for splitting matrimonial assets. The startup that is emerging with this technology is known as Lex Quanta.  "Lex Quanta aims to extend the simulator's capabilities to other cases like those involving personal injuries such as traffic accidents, commercial cases such as contract disputes and intellectual property disputes, and other family law matters such as wills and letters of administration." Read…

Will Brisbane property market be the next big thing?

While two in three legal and financial professionals on Australia’s property frontline either agree or are not yet certain, Brisbane’s slower-burning market could be on its way to becoming the next Melbourne or Sydney. That’s what was determined from a recent survey conducted by GlobalX, where just a third (32.8 per cent) of conveyancers, legal personnel and financial advisers emphatically disagreed with the proposition. GlobalX’s Rafe Berding said that while only 16.8 per cent were outright certain Brisbane was on…

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In 2018 the corporate roles that need legal services

In 2018, what legal services do corporations want and how do they want them delivered? What’s different about 2018 compared to 20, 30 and 100 years ago?  In the United States, Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS), a leading staffing and […]
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In 2018 the corporate roles that need legal services

In 2018, what legal services do corporations want and how do they want them delivered? What’s different about 2018 compared to 20, 30 and 100 years ago?  In the United States, Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS), a leading staffing and […]

HWL Ebsworth will Merge with TressCox

Official Announcement from TressCox: Leading independent Australian law firms HWL Ebsworth Lawyers and TressCox Lawyers have announced that the majority of the partners and staff of TressCox will be joining HWL Ebsworth on 5 February […]
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