Consilio, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and global leader in eDiscovery software and services, will host a webinar entitled “The eDisclosure Shake-Up: The New U.K. Civil Procedure Rule 31.5” on Wednesday, April 24, at 10 a.m. ET. Speaking at the event will be Chris Dale, Consultant, e-Disclosure Information Project; Marla Bergman, Vice President, Associate General Counsel Legal and Regulatory Proceedings, Goldman Sachs; and Garry Bernstein, Director, Consilio.
Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire based solicitors, Wilkin Chapman LLP, and Hull based law firm, Carrick Read Solicitors, have announced that the two firms will merge on the 1st July 2013. Wilkin Chapman LLP, is already the largest law firm in the East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire area and bringing the Carrick Read partners and staff into the East Yorkshire office, based in Beverley will consolidate this even further, taking the firm to 44 partners and 302 staff.
Hampshire lawyers Verisona has selected the award-winning legal software Peppermint Platform to support its multi-disciplined law firm. Chosen over traditional legacy systems in the legal IT market, the Peppermint Platform will provide a full suite of software applications including practice management, case management, document management, legal accounts, CRM, and the Conveyancing Content Pack.
Magic March for Eclipse, 100% up on last year
The UK's largest independently owned legal IT provider, Eclipse, has announced a record 'new business' month for March 2013. A total of 14 organisations invested in Eclipse's Proclaim Case and Practice Management solutions, ranging from established high-street practices through to boutique new startups and commercial operations.
BA Insight, the leader in agile information integration and enterprise search, announced today that UK-based law firm Travers Smith has selected BA Insight for enterprise search. The firm will layer BA Insight's TotalView for Legal on top of Microsoft SharePoint, FAST, and multiple knowledge management systems including its Hummingbird Document Management System to enable its lawyers to quickly and easily to find and retrieve content from their entire corpus of information: including their practice management system, document management system, intranet, and both internal and external knowledge bases.
Thomson Reuters Elite successfully hosted a summit that provided insight and guidance on the effects of the Jackson Reforms, which very recently went into effect within the UK legal industry. An esteemed panel provided awareness to the cultural shift and new processes of the reforms, and an additional session showed how firms can leverage Engage™ legal project management to manage cases under this new mandate.
Specialist law firm Isadore Goldman is rolling out the Virtual Practices (VP) hosted legal software as part of a major overhaul of its IT systems. Founded in 1885, Isadore Goldman works in the fields of insolvency and commercial litigation, and has 24 staff. In addition to its historic base in London, it opened a new Norwich office in 2011.
IRIS Legal continues to enhance its flagship practice management software to be ‘Best in Class’ with the release of IRIS Law Business (ILB) 1.19. ILB 1.19 includes a host of new functionality and enhancements including significant improvements to the marketing module and a new RTA PI Portal module.
Blake Lapthorn has selected the award winning Peppermint Technology for their next generation practice and case management software. Vivien Eaden, Blake Lapthorn's IT Director commented, “Our decision to partner with Peppermint was not so much about technology but about creating an environment for on-going business success.".
Law firm Meade King has gone live with SOS Connect for integrated case management, marketing and legal accounting to support its commitment to delivering cost-efficiency, partner contact and a specialised service. Meade King is a full service commercial law firm with specialisms in insolvency, professional negligence and dentistry.
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