Pessimistic security, embedded artificial intelligence and GDPR will reign supreme in the legal sector in 2018.
SME LAW FIRMS
Small firms can be more innovative but are less likely to pass the muster with GCs when searching for suitable law firms.
A leading IT consultant says security will top the list of client demands going forward as companies wake up to the cyber vulnerabilities of their law firms.
LUXURY LAW SUMMIT
Luxury and retail lawyers are meeting in New York next month to discuss the latest challenges faced by the industry globally.
The construction giant's high profile legal department, headed by GC and board member Richard Tapp, has an uncertain future ahead.
A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.
The AIM listed law firm has paid £3.4m for a technology boutique with an international clientele.
The law firm has turned to global consultancy firm AK Kearney to find a chief services officer.
Bold innovation-and not just jumping on the latest tech hype-is a necessity rather than a choice, as smart legal providers up their game to deliver more than automation, says Wayne Ramsay, Chief Strategy Officer at Exigent.
The US legal ratings website will be part of the company which bought Martindale-Hubbell.