Clio, Practice Management and Venture Capitalism: size may matter

In the competitive – not to say testosterone-laced – world of legal tech, size generally matters. No surprise then that much of the initial coverage of a massive US$250m investment in the Canadian cloud-based case management provider Clio focused on its sheer extent. It was, proudly announced by a slew of Canadian sources from the website … Continue reading Clio, Practice Management and Venture Capitalism: size may matter

Lawyers and Technology – still largely in the back office

Two reports published this month provide an insight into the practical use of technology by legal professions as a whole. And, blow me, despite the hours of discussion of disruptive applications, blockchain and artificial intelligence at high priced conferences around the world, most lawyers use technology in more humble ways – and face more immediate … Continue reading Lawyers and Technology – still largely in the back office

Machine Learning, access to justice and the T72B3

Much of the use of artificial intelligence in legaltech may be exciting in its implications but is pretty mundane in its actuality. It is hard for the wonders of e-discovery and document review to get the pulses racing of all but the most dedicated techie. But, just occasionally, you come across a genuinely gob-smacking use … Continue reading Machine Learning, access to justice and the T72B3

A model of virtual legal practice: Claimify of Queensland, Australia

Jake Gardiner, Legal Manager, Claimify. As a litigation lawyer who has been assisting injured people recover compensation via traditional methods for the last eleven years – most recently working in a large national plaintiff law firm – coming over to Claimify was a reawakening. No longer must I suit-up, dictate letters or bind up files. … Continue reading A model of virtual legal practice: Claimify of Queensland, Australia