Morae Expands Strategic Advisory Team With Acquisition Of Janders Dean

Morae Global Corporation, a leading provider of transformative legal and compliance solutions for corporations and law firms, has announced the acquisition of legal management consultancy Janders Dean. The deal establishes a UK-based legal advisory practice group to assist in meeting growing global demand, especially from large law firms and international in-house legal teams looking to re-evaluate how legal work is done. The UK team will complement Morae’s existing US-based advisory team and will assist clients with legal spend management, resource management, process and policy enhancement, and technology and knowledge service transformation. The Janders Dean team of senior analysts and consultants […]

National uniform e-signing and e-lodgement processes recommended

The Law Council of Australia has called on the government to improve the use of electronic processes in the execution of documents and says consideration should be given to consistency across the states and territories is needed to avoid confusion. Appearing before the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology, Law Council President, Pauline Wright, said that while the implementation of electronic document execution, introduced during the pandemic should be applauded, it is important that the Committee considers the medium and long-term supports needed, including the benefits of harmonising approaches across jurisdictions. “There is no doubt that the […]

iManage Introduces iManage Tracker, a Matter-Centric Task and Checklist Management System

Fully integrated with iManage and Microsoft Office, Tracker enhances visibility into and coordination across knowledge work   iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, has announced a new product, iManage Tracker, the industry’s first matter-centric task and checklist management system with built-in need-to-know security. Tracker was developed in response to professionals’ need to effectively manage knowledge work rather than clerical tasks.   Unlike traditional process automation systems that automate individual clerical tasks, iManage Tracker is designed for knowledge workers that are tackling more complex and collaborative cognitive projects like deal closings, contract re-papering, mergers & acquisitions, and other […]

Productivity lessons from Covid-19

By InfoTrack. Coming out of COVID-19, what have you learned? As the financial year draws to a close, now is the time to reflect on the past year and what you learned that you can take with you to move your firm forward for the future. With all that 2020 has thrown at us, the legal industry sought solutions to help maintain client relationships and ensure business could continue as usual. For many, this meant transitioning to digital solutions to help replace the face to face. But, learning these new solutions raised challenges, taking lawyers away from comfortable methods of […]

McCullough Robertson Moves to Aderant Expert

From official announcement: Aderant, the provider of best-in-class law firm solutions, has announced that McCullough Robertson has selected Aderant Expert as their new practice management solution. With more than 400 employees across five offices, McCullough Robertson sought new technology they felt would match the innovation of their clients and evolve their systems to meet client needs. The firm’s commitment to innovation is evident by their decision to begin implementation immediately, in a remote environment, despite the pandemic lockdown. Firm leadership has taken the initiative to encourage greater internal collaboration around client engagement to ensure more visibility and transparency. “As a […]

K2 Helps Shine Lawyers Transform Its Client Onboarding Experience and Operational Efficiency

Faced with changing client demands and shifting market forces, Shine Lawyers embraces intelligent process automation to deliver customer-first experiences and reduce costs  K2, a leader in intelligent process automation, has announced that Shine Lawyers has implemented K2’s intelligent process automation platform with UiPath’s robotic process automation, to help the law firm drive operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and transform the client experience. Shine was focused on reducing legal complexity and wanted to find a way to simplify its client on-boarding process. Originally, every potential new client was taken through a manual Q&A process via the call center, to gauge whether they had a […]

Knowledge integration platform raises US$27m Series B

What is a Knowledge Integration Platform? If you don’t know what a knowledge integration platform is, it may be because it is being offered as a new category in enterprise IT. More familiar categories and terms that are associated with it are knowledge management, search, e-discovery and compliance.  Headquartered in Barcelona and New York, Onna is carving out this new category. It has received further support from investors in the form of a US$27 million Series B funding. In summary, Onna integrates workplace apps, enabling people and organisations to unify, protect, search, automate and build on top of their proprietary knowledge. […]

Increasing importance of legal technology is top trend

The 2020 Wolters Kluwer Future Ready Lawyer Survey (of 700 legal professionals across the U.S. and Europe) found that the increasing importance of Legal Technology is the top trend for 76% of respondents – across Europe and the U.S., and across law firms, corporate legal departments and business services firms. https://know.wolterskluwerlr.com/2020-Future-Ready-Lawyer Commentary on the survey Richard Smith: The Top 5 reasons cited as to why a client might leave your firm are: The client no longer trusts your firm can meet their needs, Your firm doesn’t specialise in the area of law needed by the client, Your firm failed to […]

A free course to empower lawyers with Microsoft Word skills

‘Thriving Lawyers’ – The Word course for legal document best practice launches 25 June Go5plus, professional services solution provider, has launched its first complimentary Microsoft Word online training course designed for lawyers.  Legal document services experts, Bluebird Support Services will run the first session on Thursday 25 June. Go5Plus and Bluebird recognise that achieving efficiency and increasing the quality of work output begins with the lawyers’ core activities.  With current working arrangements, obstacles to workflow can have a significant impact on lawyer productivity. This complimentary training has been designed specifically for lawyers to address issues that are most commonly experienced […]

The biggest legal technology event in the world is coming to you – virtually

This is an opportunity for Aussies who have always wanted to go to an ILTACON but haven’t because of the cost and travel commitments. Even better, you may not have to take any time off work because sessions will be held overnight Australian time. Details are not yet available although the organisers have stated that they are planning sessions across all time zones. The cost for the five day event is US$599.00 (US$350.00 for members). There are also day passes. Official Announcement: The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) has announced that the in-person ILTACON 2020 meeting will become a fully-virtual […]