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.
Given that law firms had to mobilise at an unprecedented speed and scale come lockdown, they responded pretty well by all accounts – a view certainly endorsed by the participants in the first Briefing Tiger Teams session.
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.