Helen Sage reports
Norwel gets City work
Norwel Computer Services has won a major contract from City law firm Berwin Leighton which has just completed an extensive IT review. The order is for the Norwel practice management system which includes computer aided billing, client marketing and Norwel's fee earner desktop product incorporating on-line time recording facilities. The system will link up to the word processing and office automation network and will support up to 250 users.
IT law handbook
h An 'Encyclopaedia of Information Technology Law' has been published by Sweet & Maxwell. The reference book provides a guide to all developments in IT and includes information on subjects such as: exploitation and enforcement of IP rights; telecommunications; electronic transactions; competition; computer crime; evidence; risk management; taxation; employment; and data protection. Compiled by 35 specialist contributors, the encyclopaedia is aimed at legal advisers, database managers, computer consultants, IT managers and local authorities.