The legal profession needs technology skills I’ve recently been researching the need the profession has for people with legal technology skills. This has involved meeting people across the profession: from lawyers serving the tech sector through senior in-house counsel who increasingly push lawyers for creative technological solutions as well as legal advice to those in […]Weiterlesen von "Why Law Students should get „legal tech-ready“"
For decades the ‘Big Law’ model has allowed partners of commercial law firms to generate significant profits and a generous standard of living. However, the combination of a shrinking market for legal service, increased competition and demands that law firms do more for less has created a ‘perfect storm’ that may just spell the end […]Weiterlesen von "How the ‘new normal’ is a genuine threat to Big Law"
Intangible law firms The Canadian legal market analyst Jordan Furlong recently coined the term „the intangible law firm“. Flesh-and-blood lawyers have traditionally been the only noteworthy distinction between their respective organizations. This led to a particular partner prevalence: „When your enterprise has only one type of asset of value to the market, you don’t own […]Weiterlesen von "The Scalable Lawyer"
The European Legal Technology Association (ELTA) which was founded in Berlin last week is a major step forward in building communities that enhance the cause of Legal Tech in Europe and beyond. ELTA is an association of law firms, companies, legal tech providers, start-ups, and individuals with an interest in legal business and legal technology from […]Weiterlesen von "ELTA Founded in Berlin – A European Community to Strengthen Legal Technology"
If you are interested in „hacking“ the legal industry, I would like to highly recommend the meetup „Legal Hacking for Beginners: How to become a Legal Hacker“ in Berlin on October 10 2016. The event will start at 19:00 PM. Talks will start around 19:30. The meetup includes 4 speakers which are a mixture of veterans and new […]Weiterlesen von "Meetup: Legal Hacking for Beginners: How to become a Legal Hacker"
Legal Project Management (LPM) was described by Richard Susskind as one of the future professions in the legal industry in his famous book „Tomorrow’s Lawyer“. In short, LPM applies a more systematic and disciplined approach to how legal services could be delivered. Improved legal project management (LPM) enables law firms to: Protect business with current clients Increase new business […]Weiterlesen von "Webinar: Benefits of Kanban for Legal Teams"
1. “The first thing we should do is establish a committee” Lawyers love process and consultation, which aren’t necessarily bad things in themselves. However, slow cumbersome processes with too many checks and approvals will kill innovation before it starts. Your innovation team needs to be small, largely autonomous and able to move quickly to trial […]Weiterlesen von "10 things that law firms are saying that kill innovation"
von Nico Kuhlmann Hörbücher und Podcasts erleben seit einiger Zeit eine enorme Renaissance. Durch die Allgegenwart des Smartphones sind diese immer und zu jeder Zeit nur ein paar Klicks entfernt. Mittlerweile gibt es auch ein reichhaltiges Angebot mit rechtlichen Inhalten. In Deutschland können Studenten beispielsweise mit den Lehrhörbüchern von Niederle Media für das Examen lernen […]Weiterlesen von "Legal (Tech) Podcasts & Audiobooks"
Wir laden herzlich zu unserem ELTA German Legal Tech & Innovation am 8. September ein. Das Meetup will den Dialog beginnen, wie sich die Rechtsbranche durch den Einsatz von Technologie verändern wird. Referieren werden zwei sehr spannende Legal-Tech-Experten, die sich dem Thema auf unterschiedlichem Wege nähern werden. Agenda: 19:30: Welcome & Socializing 20:00-20:20: Legal Tech als Chance […]Weiterlesen von "Meetup in Berlin: The First Wave of Legal Tech"
Ivan Rasic, CEO and founder of LegalTrek, published an intersting blog post on the future of legal services recently. Very insightful and knowledgable. I highly recommend it. In the blog post you will find many thoughts and comments from Ivan as well as other top experts from the legal (tech) industry. You will learn about the […]Weiterlesen von "Law Firms vs NewLaw: How to face the future of legal services"