Legal IT Insider – Jan 2016 Issue

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TOP STORIES include:

  • Dealroom & extranet specialist HighQ receives $50 million in private equity funding – Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley among the investors
  • New Heads of IT at Macfarlanes – Andrew Powell headhunted from Nabarro as Maurice Millen retires + Edie Dillion promoted to global CIO at Norton Rose Fulbright

The Interview: with CIOs & GCs

  • Zoopla GC Ned Staple Talks Tech: law firms need better time & billing software – real-time billing portals would be helpful
  • Three leading law firm heads of IT: Daniel Pollick of DLA Piper + Colin Smith of Pinsent Masons + Andrew Powell of Nabarro (moving to Macfarlanes) identify top priorities & market trends for 2016: “mobile first” + cybersecurity + Infrastructure as a Service + AI all on the agenda

Who’s in & Who’s out?

  • All the latest wins and deals from around the UK, American, APAC and EMEA legal markets including swings and roundabouts for DMS vendors iManage and NetDocuments

Movers & Shakers

  • who is coming – who is going – and who has gone

Quote of the Month

“Our cybersecurity programme. Obviously!” …Daniel Pollick of DLA Piper on his priorities for 2016

Ediscovery consolidation – a feeding frenzy

The race is on to consolidate as deals spur “feeding frenzy” among Silicon Valley investors & scrabble by vendors not to be left behind

Can Robots ever be Lawyers

Gerard Neiditsch & Peter Nussey express their reservations on the latest research

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