The Legal Ombudsman has urged law firms that use web-based email such as AOL and Hotmail to invest in a more secure corporate email solution or risk paying out to victims of cybercrime.
A conference in Sheffield later this year will attempt to bring together tech start-ups and lawyers across the north of England to put the city on the map as a lawtech hub.
The Ministry of Justice has suspended the £58m project to change the way court orders are enforced and historic criminal debt is collected because it does not have enough money.
A major developer of contract review AI software has raised $50m in investment from venture capitalists, while Rocket Lawyer is to introduce blockchain security.
The founder of an online service centred on free wills is recruiting law firms and national charities in a bid to become “the leading will-writing brand in the UK”.
CaseLines, whose digital bundling software is used widely in UK criminal and civil courts, has gone from a start-up to major supplier in a matter of a few years.
A legal tech start-up focused on transforming the way companies analyse their legal spend has raised £7.5m in its first major funding round.
Next year will be the tipping point for law firm’s adoption of new technology, one of the first residents of a major lawtech incubator has predicted.
South-east Asia’s first lawtech accelerator has attracted three major UK law firms amid of flurry of technology related activity among City practices.
The company charged with digitising the courts is to deploy artificial intelligence to assist lawyers in understanding complex evidence, its chief executive has revealed.
Having been team leader, department head, division head and managing partner, I understand well the frustration (and anger) that managing partners and CEOs voice to me: “We’ve asked them a dozen times, but still they aren’t doing what we need!”