While Pinnacle is supporting Briefing's current Tiger Teams initiative, it seemed only right to bring our own Tigers together and unleash them to solve a whole range of new challenges thrown up by the pandemic.
If you’re working in a conveyancing department, you probably took a bit of a hit when the lockdown was announced. After all, conveyancing is the practice area most negatively affected by COVID-19. But now, as the lockdown ends, I’m guessing you’re probably getting things back up and running, albeit in a much different way to how your business worked before.
Legal contract management, or contract lifecycle management, refers to the process of managing the entire lifecycle of a legal transaction - from initiation and drafting through to negotiation, execution and archiving. It plays a vital role in countless organisations, however, one that comes with numerous inherent challenges and risks.
Legal firms, large and small, are very attractive targets to cyber-attackers for a number of different reasons, the three most important of which, according to the National Cyber Security Centre and the Law Society.
Pinnacle has always had a strong flow of business intelligence work, typically focused on finance and providing pure financial data. But increasingly we’re seeing other business services teams seeking insight through tools such as Microsoft’s Power BI.
The demand to allow people to work remotely happened quickly and for many law firms the quickest solution was the best solution. With a growing realisation the future involves a lot more remote working and with time to think, is a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) the answer?
The regulatory landscape is changing at lightning speed. About 64% of countries now have data protection or privacy legislation and there are numerous new laws on the horizon, including a further 8% of countries with draft legislation.