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EY carries out internal review after Riverview and Pangea3 purchases

EY has carried out an internal reorganisation that will see EY Riverview Law and Pangea3 combined under the same managed services brand, marking the end of a process to integrate the two newly-acquired businesses. The combination of the two units under the EY Law umbrella follows the approval recently obtained by the accountancy firm from […]

Allen & Overy

A&O scraps derivatives product amid regulatory delays

Allen & Overy (A&O) has ceased operations around its derivatives platform due to regulatory delays, meaning that Linklaters is now the only law firm with technology offering available in this area of the market. The online platform, called Margin Xchange, was launched in April 2018 by the magic circle firm to help banks, hedge funds […]

Deloitte Legal chief sets out three-year expansion strategy

Deloitte Legal’s new managing partner Michael Castle has finalised his strategy as he seeks to cash in revenue from managed services and consultancy work alongside legal advice. Castle has set out a three-year strategy that sets out his expansion plans from now until 2023. A version of the plan was first presented to the partnership […]

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Legal tech briefings

Expanding legal firm reduces costs and increases security with Advanced Digital Dictation

Following the merger of two legal firms using two separate systems, Advanced software provided the best-fit solution: a Cloud service with high levels of security, a modern infrastructure and lower running costs. Attwaters Jameson Hill serves private clients and commercial organisations across Essex, Hertfordshire and outer London; across four offices, with 70-plus fee earners. We […]

Improve your legal hold process and reduce risk

The judicial system is firmly rooted in the belief that parties to litigation should share documents and other information prior to trial. Each party has a duty to identify, locate and preserve information and other evidence that is relevant to that specific litigation to avoid the intentional or inadvertent destruction (spoliation) of relevant evidence that […]

DSARs: How to use technology effectively to save you time and money

Every company must deal with Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs), and since the introduction of GDPR, under very tight timescales and at no cost to the applicant. Watch the on-demand webinar Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs), to learn how OpenText™ Axcelerate™ helped the Norton Rose Fulbright employment and Data Protection team create workflows to respond […]

Technology collaboration transforming legal processes with AI innovation

Three major players in the legal services market have created the first truly automated end-to-end digital solution for insurers, solicitors and counsel using Artificial Intelligence (AI). Keoghs Solicitors, St John’s Buildings barristers’ chambers and Advanced, the legal software specialist, have developed a digital solution using AI which enables Road Traffic Accident (RTA) personal injury cases […]

Building your legal operations function

The History of legal operations, and why you need it As you’re reading this paper you’re probably already aware of what legal operations is, but may be seeking more clarity on what the function should and should not cover in order to address the skills needed and help you create the best team. Broadly speaking, […]

Legal practice raises productivity and reduces costs with digital dictation software

When Ellis-Fermor & Negus needed to overhaul its outdated analogue system, Advanced delivered time and cost savings while enabling the firm to increase efficiency. Formed in 1893, Ellis-Fermor & Negus provides clients with a wide range of expert legal solutions across four offices in the north of England. Their success comes from recognising every client […]

Webinar: Get up to speed on the Everlaw platform

Modern communications and the proliferation of mobile devices have completely changed the game of discovery. Data sizes and file types continue to increase, while organizations have the added pressure to work more efficiently and keep costs down. Enter Everlaw. The Everlaw platform combines speed, security, and ease-of-use into a unified, comprehensive platform that unlocks the […]

Webinar: Improve review outcomes with predictive coding

Do looming deadlines and a huge document corpus make review seem daunting? Curious about predictive coding but not sure how to set up a model? Learn how to leverage predictive coding on the Everlaw platform to make the review process more efficient and accurate. In this webinar, Kevin Kraft and Jennifer Roberts will address common […]

The in-house legal business partner

More with less Today’s in-house legal departments operate in an increasingly complex environment. It’s a juggling act to balance a range of challenging legal issues as well as greater strategical involvement with other parts of the business, with limited costs. Lack of transparency Another challenge is the potential threats that may occur unexpectedly. Since legal […]

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