Technology

Today marks the release of a brand-new interface for Workshare Transact, the innovative transaction management application bringing organization and efficiency to legal deals. Supported by Workshare’s powerful comparison engine, Transact is being used internationally by top global law firms including Clifford Chance and Simmons & Simmons.

Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to legal firms, today announced a record attendance at their 2019 P4W Regional User Group meetings.

Working towards tech competence is now even simpler

As a volunteer-led organization we believe in responding to the needs of a legal industry that is changing fast. After much discussion with our members and our peers, the non-profit membership organization LTC4 is changing too!

It has now been over a decade since the pace of conversation surrounding what constitutes good value to law firm clients really picked up. The triggering of the 2008 recession gave rise to renewed calls for ‘more for less’ in many quarters, and firms responded with measures including a range of alternative fees to the hourly rate, resourcing changes such as through shared-service centres, and more creative ‘client listening’ exercises.

Law firms have long had the objective of forming stronger bonds with their clients, but today the pressure to successfully differentiate your firm as the one with whom the client should really be doing business is huge. The Big Four have both re-entered and started to disrupt the legal market, and the largest firms have launched entire innovation departments to show just how seriously they take the need to ‘do things differently’. One consequence of this must be that firms – innovative or otherwise – take steps to retain those clients they have already won over.

As some wise person once said, necessity is often the mother of invention. Stephen Allen, global head of legal operations and innovation lead at Hogan Lovells, explains that Clocktimizer, which his firm has been using to wrangle and enrich its data stores, was created by a former corporate lawyer at DLA Piper, who found himself endlessly going through bills and narratives at the end of a matter. It was, as Allen puts it, “rooted in a genuine need.”

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Attending this event will give you a chance to see some of the recent product enhancements, it will also give you a deep insight into the future of time recording for Carpe Diem, and will give you the opportunity to help shape the direction of the Carpe Diem product family.

Carpe Diem has had several exciting releases, rich in new features and functionality, and we would love to share them with you at the event, these include:

Conference for professional services firms will feature keynotes from industry leaders Daniel Susskind, James Wilson, Muriel Marseille, John Hall and Thad Jampol

Intapp, a leading provider of business applications for professional services firms, today announced Connect19, its annual customer conference. The event takes place May 22-23 in London. More than 250 attendees are expected from Intapp’s customer base of law, accounting, financial services and consulting firms.

Leading offshore, global law firm Carey Olsen chooses Peppermint Technology’s legal CRM software to support their business development objectives.

Having established a clear client-centric growth strategy, underpinned by strong business relationships, Carey Olsen recognised the need to transform how they approached CRM and selected Peppermint’s Business Development CRM solution to support the achievement of their goals. 

NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms, corporate legal teams and compliance departments, today announced that Dickinson Wright, an Am Law 200 firm with 450 attorneys across 19 offices has selected NetDocuments as its secure cloud-based content services platform. The firm, which had been using OpenText’s on-premise eDocs document management system (DMS), selected NetDocuments in order to provide secure centralized, cloud-based document access, within a user-friendly and easy to use DMS platform.

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