Newly merged Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has launched a ‘home-grown’ legal tech start-up which produces a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for £5.
A £20m government fund for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and data analysis in law, accounting and insurance is being welcomed as a positive step for what is ‘under-funded and under-thought’ research and development (R&D) in the legal tech space.
The burgeoning legal technology scene has seen Slaughter and May confirm it will launch a legal technology incubator in the next year, while highly-rated start-up Tessian raises £9m.
Allen & Overy (A&O) is unlikely to replace the start-up that has been snapped up by Facebook just two months after it joined Fuse, the magic circle firm’s innovation hub.
Clifford Chance has partnered with lawtech startup Lexoo, an online legal marketplace, to provide a tech-focused internship for some of its future trainees.
Clifford Chance has today (1 August) launched IGNITE, a new London-based training contract focused on law tech.
In a significant benchmark for the legal tech sector, leading AI platform Kira Systems has sealed $50m of private equity backing from New York-based Insight Venture Partners, as legal tech companies continue to prime for growth.
Ashurst has launched a new graduate scheme to provide graduates alternative career paths in the ever-evolving legal world.
Simmons & Simmons has made a rare acquisition in the form of legal engineering start-up Wavelength for an undisclosed sum.
‘Forward thinking’, ‘technologically advanced’ and ‘digitally savvy’, but a few of the phrases quoted by trainees at Osborne Clarke to describe the firm in recent Lex 100 surveys. Far from just a marketing campaign, the international firm’s progressive nature is routinely lauded by clients and employees alike and pervades Osborne Clarke from top to bottom.
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