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

March 4, 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

January 15, 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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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 for which […]

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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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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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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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Document automation: a law firm buyer’s guide

December 14, 2018 Law Practice

[Translate] Here’s everything you need to consider when choosing a document automation solution. First, consider internal use and adoption, and secondly, external use by your clients. Ease of use You need quick adoption to prove ROI, so the solution needs to be easy to use. This means that to create questionnaires and draft legal forms […]

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What is document automation and how is it used in the legal sector?

December 13, 2018 LawTech

[Translate] Document automation means creating automated templates, using software, for legal documents (such as contracts). Once the templates are created, users of the software usually answer questionnaires within the software. Once it has this information, the software can instantly generate the contract, and you’re done. Bail bond software can also help you keep track of payments […]

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Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Sector – 48% of London law firms surveyed already using AI and a further 41% will soon start

June 4, 2018 Future of Legal Services

[Translate] The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the legal sector is becoming increasingly common, but opinions vary on whether this increased reliance is a good or bad thing. Increased Take-up of AI A recent study of London law firms by CBRE revealed that 48% are already using AI and a further 41% will start […]

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