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Legal Week is essential reading for business lawyers, offering clear reporting and hard-hitting analysis of the biggest and most up-to-date news in the legal profession, as well as investigating the issues behind the stories from the UK and around the world. Legal Week Events manages high-profile events, creating unrivalled programmes and networking opportunities while legalweek.com provides an indispensable online resource with daily news bulletins and an archive of over 27,000 news stories.
Established in 2006, 3Kites is a consultancy that provides the legal sector with fresh thinking based on its unique combination of legal and IT skills and experience. With our highly developed understanding of law firms and in-house groups, allied to an extensive network of contacts and suppliers, we bring expertise in a number of key areas. These include knowledge management, the document lifecycle, desktop, back office systems (PMS, CRM, HR), web platforms, business transformation (including matter management, process analysis and change in the delivery of professional services) and management information.
Our capabilities span strategic planning and implementation, including business analysis and project management. We strive to build long term working relationships based on results and trust. Our clients benefit from the extensive experience our consultants have gained from working in and for law firms and other professional services organisations. We also work hard to maintain good relationships with suppliers whilst remaining Independent of them, so that our clients have access to complete and unbiased views.
BA Insight is a leader in agile information integration, enabling legal technology professionals to drive innovation by leveraging all knowledge
and data across the enterprise. Offering new generation, cost effective alternative to expensive systems integration,
the company‘s award-winning technology provides a scalable foundation for liberating enterprise data, both structured
and unstructured. Microsoft's go-to partner for advanced search technologies, BA Insight enables customers to
leverage their investments in SharePoint, FAST and other enterprise systems, and extend them with an overlay of
easy-to-assemble, highly targeted business applications. Since 2004, legal technology professionals have relied on
BA Insight for low-cost, on-demand access to the information they need.
Get more done by installing BigHand voice productivity software. BigHand is the leading vendor of digital dictation workflow and speech recognition software in the global legal and professional services sector, and was voted ‘Best Customer Service' at the legal industry KnowList Awards 2012.
BigHand's most powerful and innovative release to date, BigHand 4, delivers major new components that increase the usability and effectiveness of integrated server-side Dragon NaturallySpeakingTM speech recognition technology for all types of authors, and for a much broader range of work. BigHand 4 also delivers impressive proofreading tools to further increase secretarial efficiency.
Furthermore, BigHand 4 delivers advanced multistep process management, comprehensive Analytics, integrations and mobility add-ons including support for BlackBerry® OS 7, iPhone® iOS 5, AndroidTM 2.3 and Bluetooth®.
Bytes Software Services is an award winning software reseller with annual revenues in excess of £150m. Bytes specialise in software licensing, on-premise and cloud deployment solutions, asset management and training services. We advise on the most cost effective and flexible ways to deploy and purchase technology solutions from over 600 vendors including Microsoft, Oracle, Citrix and Symantec to name a few.
Working with the UK's top legal firms, we help them to analyse their software estates and ensure compliance; propose the right technology to meet their business needs and objectives; identify the best licensing model for future growth and source the right training solutions where required.
Epona has over 150 legal, financial, corporate legal, and governmental offices in over 20 countries as clients. These clients utilise Epona's vast knowledge and over 18 years of experience in document management, contact management, software development, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office expertise to share, collaborate, secure and manage their content. With over 120,000 users of Epona software licenses globally issued and growing, Epona is the fastest growing, privately held, document management software company in Europe.
Frayman Group is a leading provider of enterprise risk management software for law firms, combining industry expertise with innovative technology to automate business processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. Frayman's Compliguard risk management platform is setting a new standard in new business intake, conflicts and confidentiality management.
HP Autonomy is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages, etc. Autonomy's powerful management and analytic tools for structured information together with its ability to extract meaning in real time from all forms of information, regardless of format, is a unique tool for companies seeking to get the most out of their data. Autonomy's product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization and rich media management.
IntApp Wall Builder - enables firms to closely manage, track and report on access to internal information. Scenarios driving the need for confidentiality include information barriers mandated by client requirements and professional rules. Additionally, regulations such as the Market Abuse Directive necessitate the creation and maintenance of insider lists. Wall Builder provides law firms with centralized control, enforcement and visibility of confidentiality and information access policies.
InTechnology is trusted by over 100 law firms to deliver superior performance at lower cost. With 30 years' experience, we offer unrivalled end-to-end management of our services and a controlled journey into the Cloud. Our data centres are embedded in our high-availability, multi-carrier MPLS network which also underpins our core solutions for legal: managed networks; data storage, backup and archiving; virtual server hosting; and hosted telephony, OCS and call recording. Through partnership with respected legal experts we provide centralised document management, mobile devices management and secure support for BYOD functions. Our in-house experts provide 24/7 support from our Service Management Centre.
Northern Ireland is a well established location for outsourcing and shared services centres attracting global companies primarily because of its pool of well-educated people who have a professional attitude and strong work ethic. The availability of talented people is complemented by competitive costs, a favourable macro-environment and sophisticated infrastructure. Recent investments and reinvestments by companies such as Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith and Citi is testament to Northern Ireland's compelling nearshore proposition for international firms seeking an optimum mix of high quality labour in a low risk, cost-effective location.
Invest Northern Ireland, the region's economic development agency, provides business and financial support to assist companies to establish quickly and successfully, and to grow profitably.
For more information: www.investni.com/invest
Level 3 Communications is a premier global provider of state-of-the-art data, voice, video and managed solutions, serving a wide range of industry leading legal organisations.
With our highly reliable and secure network, we enable stronger connections around the globe by delivering integrated IP solutions that address a firm's need for scalability, flexibility and efficiency. Leveraging our expansive metro footprint, global reach, and extensive data centre network our team of dedicated people exemplifies our commitment to partnership. We focus on understanding customers' business challenges, building relevant worldwide network solutions, and delivering a seamless, industry-leading customer experience.
Mimecast (www.mimecast.com) delivers cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange, including archiving, continuity and security. By unifying disparate and fragmented email environments into one holistic solution that is always available from the cloud, Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email. Founded in the United Kingdom in 2003, Mimecast serves more than 7,000 customers worldwide and has offices in Europe, North America, Africa and the Channel Islands.
In 2012, Mimecast was placed 45th in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, recognised with the Microsoft Innovative Customer Advocacy Partner of the Year Award, awarded Messaging Product of the Year 2012 at the Network Computing Awards as well as being ranked number 20 in the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a list of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. Eliza Hedegaard was also recognised as ‘Account Manager of the Year' by her peers at the 2012 KnowList awards.