Can technology save time and improve access to justice? Just ask the in-house team at Microsoft where the software giant’s lawyers are deploying chatbots to answer common questions around sales and immigration issues and free up in-house lawyers to do more high-value work.
Once a legal department or law firm has decided to invest in a significant piece of legal technology, determining the ROI and applied benefits can be daunting. Convincing users it can improve their life and getting good adoption can be even more so.
From Canopy Growth (formerly Tweed Marijuana Inc.), where Phil Shaer is doing deals in a space that is part of a fundamental change in how society views cannabis, to the biggest corporate merger in Canadian history — Enbridge/Spectra — we have visited with legal departments small and large. And I can tell you they are all passionate about what they do.
Innovation means different things to different people. For some it must involve technology, for others it’s about process change or reducing costs. For others cost is not the number one factor, it’s about delivering legal services better or reducing risk for the organization.
Oatley Vigmond LLP and Boland Howe LLP announced today that effective Jan. 1, 2018, their personal injury law firms will be joining forces with Boland Howe becoming Oatley Vigmond’s Aurora office.
An Ottawa court has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit against KISS bassist and lead singer Gene Simmons launched against him by a concertgoer who was removed from one of the band’s shows in 2013.
A recent Osgoode Hall Law grad is taking on what could be the largest defamation case in Canadian history.
Toronto, Burlington and now . . . Elliot Lake.
What started as a plan to semi-retire in the town he grew up in has turned into a whole new opportunity for lawyer Doug Elliott to expand Cambridge LLP’s base into Northern Ontario.