PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

(USA): WestlawNext Launch Hype Dented By Surprise LexisNexis Announcement

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Westlaw (part of Thomson Reuters) has been building the hype for the major update to its legal research solution, branded as WestlawNext. On the day…

(Malaysia): Smokeball Enters Malaysian Market

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Through www.smokeball.com.my a limited number of free court forms have become available. Smokeball is reaching out to potential legal authors to develop its signature Step-by-Step Guides for the Malaysian…

LEAP Legal Software Launches LEAP Expedite

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The product promises a simple self install to take advantage of document management and assembly including access to Smokeball forms and precedents. It is priced at $80 (plus…

(AUST): GlobalX Buys BING!’s Web Based Conveyancing Software Business

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GlobalX Information Services Pty Ltd has a number of businesses including Open Practice Software and GXS online searching. It has recently acquired CX Conveyancing from…

Google Wants to be the Microsoft Windows for the Internet

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Google Wants to be the Microsoft Windows for the Internet: Chrome OS details in Practice Management News Australia

Google Makes Available Searchable US Case Law and Journal Articles

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Google announced "Starting today, [dated 17/11/09 US] we're enabling people everywhere to find and read full text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state district, appellate and…

Capsoft Buys HotDocs Software Business from LexisNexis

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LexisNexis will retain its automated forms business. HotDocs software was originally acquired by the Reed/LexisNexis group in 1998 as part of its acquisition of Matthew Bender & Company. This pre-dates by…

(AUST) – PCLaw Version 10 Release Imminent

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The North American V10 has been available since August of this year and now the Australian V10 release is imminent. Some of the new features expected to attract interest are: new safe custody register;…

(AUST) – LEAP Legal Software signs up its 2,500th client

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LEAP confirms that 2,500 small law firms and conveyancing practices have current business agreements in place with the company.

(AUST) – The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) is planning to market its new web based trust accounting system nationwide

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It is little known outside of Victoria that in May 2009 it launched a web based trust accounting system. The LIV has now informed Legal…