Technology Certification: Competency = Competitive Advantage
--- Law firms look to thrive in the digital world by instructing their lawyers in technological matters with LTC4 certificate For all its upheaval, the pandemic has had a few benefits, like exposing the actual state of technology competence in the legal industry. While professional guidelines like...
Joanne Humber - 09 July 2021
Lawgile: the legaltech that is changing the way lawyers work
--- Lawyers need to streamline their services. Lawgile is a tool that addresses this issue. The world is changing at a fast pace. With the advances of technology, globalization, and a pandemic, there is a lot of uncertainty. This scenario is transforming the legal landscape. However, the way lawye...
Talita Abud Amaral - 02 July 2021
The Blockchain beyond cryptocurrencies: NFT's
--- Villamizar explains the definition of NFTs and their possible application to guarantee the intellectual property rights of creators or artists The technological world and the adoption of new disruptive technologies has had a huge impact on the way we relate to each other, and of course, in alm...
Nicolás Junco Villamizar - 30 June 2021
Law students as agents of change
--- Holger Zsxheyge recommends that to adapt to the new digital world, lawyers must know the new tools from the first moment: in law schools If we want to speed up technology adoption in the legal industry, then we have to start preparing the potential users of legaltech at the earliest possible p...
Holger Zscheyge - 29 June 2021
Chatbots - Legal friendly?
--- Chatbot technology is based on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning taking into account that it complies with all data processing principles and regulations Nowadays, it is difficult to determine whether a natural person or Chatbot is talking to a customer on a Company's website. And n...
Anete Garoza - 24 June 2021
Why Should You Care About Growth Hacking?
--- Growth Hacking should be taken into account because it is the crossover of Value Marketing, Sales Enablement, Data & Technology as seen in the Venn diagram All Tech Businesses need to grow; it is their lifeblood. It keeps your investors happy, it drives your valuation, and maybe one day, y...
Chris Chamberlain, Filippo Chisari - 17 June 2021
Legal intelligence: how is it improving the legal function?
--- The exponential growth of technological developments is yielding an outstanding increase in the amount of Electronic Information that can be stored.  As it is said in the article “Data-Driven Companies needs lawyers in the IT Governance” the above-mentioned factor, along with ...
Miguel González Inés - 16 June 2021
Will the rise of legaltech impact all countries?
--- With the rise of technology and legaltech in the legal sector, legal professionals are wondering what impact they will have in the near future and whether this new paradigm shift will occur equally in developed and developing countries This is the question that the invited participants in The ...
Theodora Stoica, Daniel Acosta, German Florez - 03 June 2021
Which obstacles do legaltechs face?
--- Shayesteh, Acosta and Flórez review some of the obstacles that lawyers face with legaltech The paradigm facing lawyers and law firms today can be difficult without understanding the importance of technology in this sector. Legaltech is emerging within the legal sector and many lawyers, ...
Abdi Shayesteh, Daniel Acosta, German Florez - 02 June 2021
Legaltech and AI: a Unique “Legal Practice In Your Pocket” Solution by Estonian Startup LEGID.app
--- Valentin Feklistov tells what LEGID.app is and answers some questions about the application and its features About LEGID.app LEGID.app is a marketplace that helps clients find the right lawyer simple and quick. It empowers lawyers and clients with tools that make providing or getting legal he...
Valentin Feklistov - 02 June 2021
Technology engineers and lawyers: Is it possible to work together?
--- Shayesteh, Acosta and Stoica comment on the key points that technology engineers and lawyers must follow to work together in their legaltech  In legaltech, and in projects where engineers or technology experts work together with lawyers, there is an obstacle: understanding and cooperation...
Daniel Acosta, German Florez, Abdi Shayesteh - 01 June 2021
Which qualities will make you successful in your legaltech?
--- Martín-Corral, Stoica, and Pimentel emphasize the necessary qualities that entrepreneurs must have to be successful with their legaltech Recalling the webinar "Tips to succeed with your legaltech", organised by The Impact Lawyers, the panellists highlighted the importance of the qualiti...
Theodora Stoica, David Martín-Corral, Angélica Pimentel - 31 May 2021
How to plan the best business model for your legaltech
--- Shayesteh, Martín-Corral, and Pimentel guide how to plan the best business model for legaltech taking into account some elements and factors During the webinar offered by The Impact Lawyers this week on "Tips to succeed with your legaltech", the speakers addressed a key issue in the wor...
Abdi Shayesteh, David Martín-Corral, Angélica Pimentel - 28 May 2021
Webinar (25th May): Tips to make a successful legaltech
--- The webinar launched by The Impact Lawyers offers tips to make a successful legaltech The Impact Lawyers is pleased to invite you to the webinar: Tips to make a successful legaltech. Two representatives of the Colombian Legaltech Association alt+co (Germán Florez and Daniel Acosta), as ...
Editor - 25 May 2021
Technology in the legal profession: does it bring more efficiency?
--- The technological revolution forces law firms to use new tools such as Artificial Intelligence or Chatbots The legal sector is, in general, a sector that is finding it more difficult to adapt to technology. There are still many lawyers who work on paper, who cover laws and jurisprudence in boo...
Utkarsh Gambhir - 19 May 2021
Applying Systems Thinking to Legal Tech Ecosystem Mapping: An Unstructured Experiment on the Turkish Legal Tech Ecosystem
Ebru Metin presents through an "unstructured experiment", the definition of Systems Thinking and the difference with respect to Analytical Thinking in the Legaltech (Article Series – Part I) Mapping legal tech companies is one of the most common ways to understand a legal tech ecosystem in a...
Ebru Metin - 17 May 2021
When Is Legal Tech Not Legal Tech?
--- Legal Tech is Not Legal Tech when it is served to clients to automate law firms When we think of legal technology, we think about tools that contribute directly to production of the work product of a lawyer. Some of these tools may be “general purpose”, such as Word for creating do...
Joy Heath Rush - 12 May 2021
NFTs - what is the fuss about?
--- Anete Garoza explains the definition of NFT and its implication in the ownership of authors NFTs or non-fungible tokens seems to be a very popular topic this year. Did you hear about that 69.3-million-dollar sale? The term "NFTs" has been all over the news lately. Attention is not drawn only b...
Anete Garoza - 02 May 2021
Is technology competence a risk issue?
--- Many lawyers are unaware that there are more risks with technology than cyber security and data protection Will your clients be asking you to prove your lawyers are tech savvy? It has been an extraordinary year with some noticeable increases in many law firms’ profits, more mergers and ...
Joanne Humber - 30 April 2021
Discover the programme launched by Hogan Lovells to boost FinTech companies
--- The law firm Hogan Lovells launches its Global Fintech Mentor and Momentum program to bet on Fintech FinTech is a term that is becoming fashionable among major players in the legal sector. Among the law firms most committed to FinTech is Hogan Lovells, which is leading its Global FinTech Mento...
Editor - 20 April 2021
RegTech: Innovation powered by Gadens and Lawcadia
--- Innovation within the legal sector is exemplified by a number of initiatives driven by law firms In Australia, law firm Gadens has launched RegTech, an innovative online platform based primarily on a reporting system for potential regulatory non-compliance issues that will assist Australian fi...
Editor - 15 April 2021
Webinar (April 8th): "Challenges and possible synergies between young lawyers' associations"
--- The Impact Lawyers is pleased to invite you to the next webinar that will take place on Thursday April 8th at 11.00 AM Eastern Time / 09.00 AM Pacific Time / 5 PM London Time, on the following topic: "Challenges and possible synergies between young lawyers' associations" CLICK HERE TO REGISTER...
Editor - 08 April 2021
Legaltech: 5 first pioneers to join Lawtech Sandbox Pilot
The Lawteck UK platform has announced the startups ClauseMatch, Amplified Global, Clause, Deep Tech Dispute Resolution Lab and Legal Utopia as the first pioneers to join The Lawtech Sandbox Pilot project. The Lawtech Sandbox Pilot will provide these 5 startups with three months of advice to deliver...
William Brown - 10 December 2020
Legalpioneer.org: A platform with over 4,900 pioneers in the legal sector. Why join this platform?
We could attract more talent to help build better technology than in the last decade. And we hope these pioneers start on Legalpioneer.org. TLDR: Despite a decade with thousands of companies with billions in capital, we failed to bring meaningful change to the process of law. No matter the reasons,...
Raymond Blijd - 27 October 2020
"One of the problems with legal technology adoption in the legal industry is that every law firm have different requirements in terms of functionality, systems integrations"
Alvaro Navarro Sotillos, Editor in chief of The Impact Lawyers Magazine, had the pleasure to conduct a message interview with Warwick Walsh, CEO & founder of Lawcadia, a thriving Australian legal technology company, Lawcadia has a complete intake, matter, RFP, collaboration and spend management ...
Álvaro Navarro - 26 October 2020
The new legal department launched by KPMG
As General Counsel and in-house legal teams contend with the increasing pressures facing their organizations in the wake of COVID-19, there is an urgent need to rethink delivery models and transform legal function operations. While the move to digitize and automate the legal function was already und...
Editor - 15 October 2020
How can the artificial intelligence system help lawyers?
More and more Artificial Intelligence is spreading to all fields of legal practice, AI came to stay in the legal world and Luminance is a clear representation of it. Concept of your software Luminance is the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession. Founded by mathematicia...
Editor - 13 July 2020
Legal AI platform INTELLLEX collects $2.1 million funding to modernise Knowledge-Based market
INTELLLEX artificial intelligence knowledge management legal platform has completed a $2.1 million funding round. The round was led by Quest Ventures, with the participation of Thomson Reuters, Insignia Ventures, K3 Ventures and a venture capital fund backed by the government of Singapore. Other ear...
Editor - 04 June 2020
Mayer Brown expands projects group with double partner hire in London
Mayer Brown today announced that two projects lawyers, Kirsti Massie and Meredith Campanale, have been recruited as partners in the firm's global Banking & Finance practice in London. Both lawyers will join the firm from White & Case.  "The recruitment of Kirsti and Meredith marks an i...
Editor - 11 February 2020
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