Technology

The data breaches that make headlines often follow a formula: network attacks perpetrated by cybercriminals, who target massive companies with millions of users, for financial gain. The endgame is to try to sell the stolen information on the dark web or use it to blackmail innocent victims. The kind of breach that is far more common, but less likely to be the subject of a gripping Netflix documentary, is one that involves human error. After all, there’s nothing thrilling about a plotline that climaxes when a secretary attaches the wrong spreadsheet to an email.

With growing law firm competition, it’s more important than ever to ensure that efficiencies are maximised, and this includes billing. Billing is more than a simple submission process: it’s a form of communication with clients, and directly impacts on firm profitability. Therefore, more firms are looking to streamline the current process. But will an e-billing solution truly add value, not only for the billing experts but also for the firm?

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It’s often said that law firms are rather slow to embrace change as organisations. This may or may not be deeply frustrating for their clients, but in the current age of ‘disruption’ even the very largest of them need to consider how they too could be doing things differently to steal a march on the ever-shifting shapes of new forms of competition.

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Peppermint Technology are delighted to announce that Gepp Solicitors have signed a 5-year extension to their Peppermint CX contract to underpin the growth of the firm.

Since implementation of the Peppermint platform, Gepp Solicitors have delivered strong return on investment, with the introduction of automated processes both improving accuracy and increasing matter conversions – both of which have translated directly to the bottom line.

NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms, corporate legal teams and compliance departments, today announced a joint technology integration with Kira Systems and SeeUnity providing a simple way to pass NetDocuments content to Kira’s artificial intelligence engine for deeper content understanding.

BigHand have announced the return of their User Conference, this year coming to Manchester on the 15th, and London on the 17th of October.

The technology vendor has continued on its growth curve over the last 18 months, making strides towards its vision to be the most supportive technology partner in the industry for helping law firms transition to newer, more ‘business-oriented’ ways of working.

BigHand have announced the return of their User Conference, this year coming to Manchester on the 15th, and London on the 17th of October.

The technology vendor has continued on its growth curve over the last 18 months, making strides towards its vision to be the most supportive technology partner in the industry for helping law firms transition to newer, more ‘business-oriented’ ways of working.

Martin Palmer talks about some of the key business challenges facing legal organisations, when looking at migration to the cloud.

As firms are beginning to train their latest trainee intake in the technology they will need to use the benefits of being part of the LTC4 global network have become more and more apparent.

3:30pm - Registration

4:00pm - Introduction

This edition of the Legal Roadshows will focus on the Future of Legal in a digital age and address the following:

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