Tech & Innovation

News, analyses and case studies covering the latest legal tech innovations and law firm developments relating to the delivery of legal services, notably in connection with process, change and future law firm business models.

Jonathan Patterson

The 60 second interview: DWF Ventures’ lead on the need for “right brain capabilities”

DWF Ventures managing director Jonathan Patterson talks to The Lawyer about equipping graduates with the right skills and finding talent outside of the legal industry, ahead of his session at the Business Leadership Summit on the 25th September. Is the education that graduates are receiving equipping them for the profession in practice?  No, not completely. […]

Stephanie Hamon

Norton Rose Fulbright brings in Barclays’ Hamon for legal ops group

Norton Rose Fulbright is debuting a new legal operations consulting practice headed by Barclays’ Stéphanie Hamon, adding to a growing line-up of units launched by the firm over the past few months. Starting from August, Stéphanie Hamon, a former director and head of external engagement at the bank, will be tasked with advising in-house teams […]

Exigent launches ‘evergreen’ fund for legal tech

Exigent is launching what it describes as “the first evergreen fund specialising in early-stage investments in legal and data technology” as the alternative legal services provider continues to branch out from its LPO roots. The fund, Bright Minds Capital Partners, is focusing in particular on AI, blockchain and big data management applications. Exigent is the […]

Business Leadership

DAC Beachcroft reinvigorates innovation strategy with group launch

DAC Beachcroft is rebooting its innovation strategy with a new team and a slate of investments to support the work of fee-earners through technology and project management. Andrew Keith, chief operations officer at the firm, has gathered a collective of 13 project managers who will be combining efforts to pick the best ideas across practices […]

Case studies

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