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UKLTA launches Innovation Sounding Board

2020-07-07T09:23:42+00:00

The UKLTA has launched a new Innovation Sounding Board, for innovators within UKLTA member law firms to share different ideas and approaches to innovation. The group was created to provide an opportunity for people involved in championing innovation to share ideas, challenges and experiences, and a forum through which members can discuss and explore in a safe space under Chatham House Rules. Founded by Catriona Wolfenden (Partner & Innovation Manager at Weightmans) and Beth Wells (Legal Engineer at Weightmans), the group brings together innovation leaders and champions from across the legal sector. Catriona said: “We are always keen to [...]

UKLTA launches Innovation Sounding Board2020-07-07T09:23:42+00:00

Client Communication & Confidentiality: Top Tips for Law Firms – Watch Online Now

2020-07-05T13:49:12+00:00

The second UKLTA online forum took place this week, where our expert panel shared their top tips for Client Communication & Confidentiality, considering how communication has changed over the past few months and how firms can adapt and thrive. Our next panel “Wills & LPA’s During Lockdown” takes place next Thursday at 5pm and you can book your place here. Chaired by Harvey Harding (PM Law), our panel members Catriona Wolfenden (Weightmans), Nigel Stott (Hudgell Solicitors), Rob Hosier (inCase), Kevin Bishop (etiCloud) and Douglas Orr (novastone) gave some great insights for firms considering how to leverage technology to improve [...]

Client Communication & Confidentiality: Top Tips for Law Firms – Watch Online Now2020-07-05T13:49:12+00:00

Remote Client Onboarding: Top Tips for Law Firms – Watch Online Now

2020-07-04T14:18:50+00:00

The first UKLTA online forum took place last week, where our expert panel shared their top tips for Remote Client Onboarding, as well as more general advice on bringing new technology into your firm.Our next panel “Client Communication & Confidentiality” takes place this Thursday at 5pm and you can book your place here.For firms considering how to digitise their client onboarding process, our law panel members Sarah Blair (Thorntons), Rachael Hodge (PM Property Lawyers), Austin Blackburn (Nash & Co) and Chris Walker (Gorvins Solicitors) gave clear explanations of how they have done it, and are now using technology within their [...]

Remote Client Onboarding: Top Tips for Law Firms – Watch Online Now2020-07-04T14:18:50+00:00

Remote Client Onboarding | Online Forum Series

2020-06-29T10:16:39+00:00

The first UKLTA online forum took place last week, where our expert panel shared their top tips for Remote Client Onboarding, as well as more general advice on bringing new technology into your firm. For firms considering how to digitise their client onboarding process, our law panel members Sarah Blair (Thorntons), Rachael Hodge (PM Property Lawyers), Austin Blackburn (Nash & Co) and Chris Walker (Gorvins Solicitors) gave clear explanations of how they have done it, and are now using technology within their practices to enhance client experience, whilst also driving efficiency and cost savings. The knowledge shared by our [...]

Remote Client Onboarding | Online Forum Series2020-06-29T10:16:39+00:00

UKLTA collaborates with NextGenPSF on AI Webinar Series

2020-06-27T14:49:31+00:00

THE UKLTA is collaborating with NextGenPSF on a series of lunchtime webinars, considering the adoption of AI and technology within the professions. The events are free to join and the series runs over three consecutive Thursdays as follows: Adopting AI in Professional Services Firms : An International Perspective (25th June 2020, 12.30-1.30pm) AI adoption in Professional Services Firms is set to bring with it unprecedented benefits such as wider access to public goods (e.g. health, justice). However, it also faces significant challenges in terms of lack of technological maturity, access to data, budget constraints and reluctance to change. In this webinar [...]

UKLTA collaborates with NextGenPSF on AI Webinar Series2020-06-27T14:49:31+00:00

Supporting the Legal Industry through Lockdown

2020-06-12T15:10:06+00:00

The UKLTA is pleased to announce a new series of online forums to support our members and the legal industry as we adapt to a new way of working and the challenges and opportunities it brings with it. Our forums will bring firms together to discuss how they are tackling the challenges of the new working environment, with a particular focus on how technology can help. Our forums are panel led, with the opportunity for forum participants to ask questions, join the discussion and share their own experiences. Today we are announcing the first four events in the series: Remote Client [...]

Supporting the Legal Industry through Lockdown2020-06-12T15:10:06+00:00

UK Phase Of Global Legaltech Research Project Gets Underway

2020-06-08T15:42:58+00:00

The global legal industry is experiencing rapid change at the hands of technology, yet we know very little about those affecting the change. Historically, research has focused on the users of technology and not the legal technology companies creating it. The UKLTA has joined forces with legal technology associations worldwide through an initiative spearheaded by Alpha Creates and ALTA (Australian Legal Technology Association), in order to support a first-of-a-kind survey. The survey aims to compile the most comprehensive data ever on legal technology and its creators in order to provide unprecedented insights into the emerging sector, which will be complied into [...]

UK Phase Of Global Legaltech Research Project Gets Underway2020-06-08T15:42:58+00:00

UKLTA joins global legaltech research project

2020-01-24T11:18:15+00:00

The UKLTA has joined a global research project to assess the state of the legaltech industry worldwide. An initiative of the Australian Legal Technology Association (ALTA) and Alpha Creates the unprecedented research project to definitively assess the state of the global legaltech industry through the lens of the business of starting and running a legaltech start-up. The Global Legal Tech Report is backed by every major legaltech association in the world. It is the first study into legaltech that asks the companies behind the booming sector. The other legaltech associations participating include: International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) European Legal Tech Association [...]

UKLTA joins global legaltech research project2020-01-24T11:18:15+00:00

UKLTA First Two Roundtables Completed

2020-01-24T10:29:40+00:00

The UKLTA held its first roundtables this week in Birmingham and Leeds. Both were extremely well attended with all participants discussing the use of technology in the legal sector. Discussions focused around engaging lawyers with technology products and providers. Conversation has been varied and productive at both events so far. Kirsten Maslen from Thomson Reuters stated:   “The round table was a good opportunity for law firms and in-house lawyers to share expectations around the use of technology, and discuss best practice approaches to selecting and implementing new technology, as well as what additional information they require from the market to help [...]

UKLTA First Two Roundtables Completed2020-01-24T10:29:40+00:00

UKLTA Update

2020-01-24T10:29:29+00:00

We have been working hard behind the scenes to formalise a strategy for 2019/20 that will move the association forward. Our focus this year is to go out and speak with the legal community so we can build a greater understanding of the issues around engagement with legaltech and legal education to help us to determine how the UKLTA can help. In order to achieve this we will be hosting a series of roundtables that are taking place across the UK. We hope you will be able to join us so we can hear your views. The output from [...]

UKLTA Update2020-01-24T10:29:29+00:00