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Corrs Chambers Westgarth patents new technology

Corrs Chambers Westgarth patents new technology

Law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth has patented a cloud-based document reading technology it says will cut processing time and costs in half.

Editor's picks

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

Luxury celebrates legal leadership

Luxury celebrates legal leadership

Luxury's legal stars are set for recognition at this year's Luxury Law Awards on 16 May when some of the top names in the luxury marketplace descend on London.

EDUCATION

Whittier Law School closes doors to new students

Whittier Law School closes doors to new students

Whittier College is to close its law school. The revelations come in an announcement from the establishment stating that it will no longer admit students.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Independent report slams Wells Fargo lawyers for being 'too cost-focused'

Independent report slams Wells Fargo lawyers for being 'too cost-focused'

Lawyers at Wells Fargo failed to keep an eye on the big picture as the company became embroiled I n its recent sham accounts scandal, a report from Shearman & Sterling has found.

RECRUITMENT

Fewer lawyers moving in-house as associate pay packets grow

Fewer lawyers moving in-house as associate pay packets grow

Growing salaries for associates in BigLaw are encouraging younger lawyers to stay in private practice rather than making the switch to in-house roles.

Blogs

INNOVATION

Is 'legal innovation' an oxymoron?: Part Two

Is 'legal innovation' an oxymoron?: Part Two

This second instalment of Daniel Santiago Acevedo's three-part series on legal innovation tackles the question of how we can innovate in the way we educate the lawyers of tomorrow.

IMMIGRATION

Changes to UK immigration rules for sponsored non-EEA workers

Changes to UK immigration rules for sponsored non-EEA workers

Payne Hicks Beach partner Kathryn Bradbury unpacks recent changes to the United Kingdom's immigration policies and how they are likely to affect businesses sponsoring workers from outside the European Economic Area.

Management speak

GC FUTURES SUMMIT 2016

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Not only do law firms have to compete with other law firms for legal work, LPOs are now a force to be reckoned with as demonstrated by VMware's work with QuisLex.

Corporate counsel

REPUTATION

Hawaiian Airlines CLO calls out rival United over current PR crisis

Hawaiian Airlines CLO calls out rival United over current PR crisis

United Airlines' reputation is circling the drain after the forcible removal of a passenger from one of its flights went viral and made international headlines last week.

Business sector round up

PEOPLE

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Leading US intellectual property law firms Knobbe Martens is to open an office in New York City as a result of a growing demand for IP expertise in the Big Apple and in efforts to recruit qualified staff.

SOFTWARE

LexisNexis launch legal research and drafting tool, available 'anywhere, anytime'

LexisNexis launch legal research and drafting tool, available 'anywhere, anytime'

LexisNexis has announced the integration of its Lexis for Microsoft Office legal drafting and review solution with Microsoft Office 365 , creating a new cloud-based version that is accessible anywhere, anytime on any device directly within Microsoft

Who did the deals

DIVESTMENT

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

The Czech law firm is advising on the Czech and Slovak issues of the deal which sees SABMiller sell off its CEE businesses to complete its merger with Anheuser-Busch.

 
 

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth patents new technology

Law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth has patented a cloud-based document reading technology it says will cut processing time and costs in half.