Remote Work Revolution: Why Law Firms are Still at Risk of Cybersecurity Threats

April 29, 2023 LawTech

[Translate] The legal sector is in danger of a surge in cyber-attacks due to the sharp rise in staff using unsecured networks through remote working for law firms over the past couple of years, experts have warned. In recent years, the legal sector has become increasingly dependent on technology to help people work from home and […]

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Virtual and Augmented Reality in Courtroom Litigation: The Future of Evidence Presentation

April 22, 2023 Future of Legal Services

[Translate] As a legal professional, you know how challenging it can be to present a case in court and make sure that the judge and jury fully understand your argument. But imagine being able to use cutting-edge legal technology and other technologies like VR and AR to bring your case to life and make it […]

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Choosing the Right AI-Based Contract Management Software for Your Law Firm

April 14, 2023 LawTech

[Translate] Paperwork doesn’t intimidate lawyers — until towers of contracts sway and teeter off the edge of their desks. However, balancing multiple clients and their respective contracts calls for impeccable organization. Along with understanding the content of paperwork, law firms must know how to manage it. Filing manually is time-consuming. Shared drives bring management and […]

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Technophobia threatening the future of SMEs and small law firms

March 26, 2023 LawTech

[Translate] Small and medium UK businesses, including small law firms, are being held back post-pandemic by a reluctance to adopt new technologies, experts have warned. The pandemic has brought about a significant shift in the business landscape, and the SME sector, and indeed legal sector, have not been immune to these changes. Experts from TelephoneSystems.Cloud have warned that the […]

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ChatGPT, what are the biggest issues the legal industry faces in the future? [With AI Images via DALL-E]

January 14, 2023 Future of Legal Services

[Translate] Welcome to this latest blog post, where we explore the future of the legal industry through the eyes of ChatGPT, a state-of-the-art language model developed by OpenAI. In his primary role as Client Services Director at Moore Legal Technology, WardblawG’s founder Gav Ward, and, indeed, our whole team at MLT are exploring ChatGPT and […]

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10 reports that every Law Firm’s Managing Partner needs

October 5, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] Running a successful law firm and being a good lawyer shouldn’t be incongruous, but to achieve these goals you need to identify – and implement – the best tools at your disposal. In business, data is power, whether that’s data on your clients, the market, legal trends, your staff, performance and finances. Having visibility […]

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How Can Law Firms Make More Sustainable Legal Tech, Knowledge Management & SaaS Vendor Choices?

August 21, 2022 LawTech

[Translate] How important is it that your legal technology, knowledge management & SaaS vendors are committed to sustainability? Have you considered that a genuine commitment to environmental matters may impact your firm’s reputation? Do you know who in your firm could be sustainability champions? Sustainability inspiration can pop up in surprising places. Would you expect […]

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Mark Thorley comments on the importance of technology in courts

August 1, 2022 LawTech

[Translate] Mark Thorley, Scottish qualified solicitor and Director of leading Edinburgh legal aid law firm Thorley Stephenson, comments on the importance of technology in courts in Scotland and indeed across the world:- As a consequence of the pandemic, and in order for court business to continue, technology requires to be embraced. Now that restrictions are lifting […]

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The Benefits of Consultancy Work as a Freelance Solicitor 

May 25, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] New insights on the benefits of consultancy work as a freelance Solicitor from Scott-Moncrieff & Associates, one of the UK’s leading ‘virtual law firms‘. If you are thinking about making a change to your working life, you may have considered going freelance and working as a consultant solicitor.  There are many benefits to consultancy work […]

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How to achieve a return on your legal software investment

April 3, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] An unlikely source of inspiration for improving efficiencies and overall performance for your firm can be found in the British Cycling team. With their success routed in continuous optimisation and a focus on improving every aspect of their team by just 1%, the team became champions. The cumulative effect: British Cycling Until early 2000, […]

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Eight ways to transform your law firm with workflows

March 15, 2022 Law Practice

[Translate] In a post-pandemic world, there’s little doubt we will rely more heavily on technology to meet the demands of clients, who are expecting a quicker and more transparent experience. Law firms spend a considerable amount of resource completing admin tasks, which is where workflows can help to adopt a more streamlined process that boosts […]

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Should legal practices adopt a hybrid-working model?

February 24, 2022 Future of Legal Services

[Translate] The legal sector has been moving towards digitisation for decades – some firms faster than others – but the global pandemic and several national lockdowns have resulted in many accelerating their plans to accommodate a blend of home and office working: the hybrid-working model. Like millions of other businesses, the success of legal practices […]

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Artificial Intelligence vs Human Intelligence in the Legal Sector

September 25, 2021 Future of Legal Services

[Translate] Artificial intelligence has influenced nearly every area of our world, whether or not you realise it. For example, if you want to get answers to a customer service question and you check out a live chat or chatbot function on a company’s website, before you speak to someone, you may be interacting with artificial […]

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Mark Thorley on “The Future Of Legal Aid In Scotland”

August 7, 2021 Law Practice

[Translate] EDINBURGH, 23 NOVEMBER 2021 Legal Aid Recruitment Crisis Insights from Leading Scottish Solicitor, Mark Thorley In a new insights piece, Mark Thorley, Director of a leading Scottish legal aid law firm, discusses the future of legal aid in Scotland, including the current crisis in respect of civil legal aid solicitor recruitment. It used to […]

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