Bigle Legal Blog

Document Automation: 5 Ways To Boost Your Legal Team’s Efficiency

Posted by Sergi Meseguer de la Guardia on Jul 19, 2019 3:08:46 PM

Meet Jessica. She leads the legal team at a popular real estate firm. Her team is hardworking and dedicated - but she’s noted their performance has been faltering as of late. With heavier workloads, the team clearly wasn’t working as efficiently as they could be.

Each day they’d spend hours drafting complex contracts by hand, tediously copying and pasting clauses and explaining contracts to different parties. There were communication breakdowns due to poor collaboration between colleagues - and even some contract errors. For Jessica, it was evident: the legal team was placing all their energy into drafting legal documents, instead of supporting the real estate firm to really thrive.

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Topics: Legaltech

Exploring Legal Data Analytics: Your Ultimate Guide in 2019 (with use cases)

Posted by Sergio Esteve De Miguel on Jul 15, 2019 11:45:35 AM

The new world of legal analytics now offers compelling and exciting ways to assist law firms achieve huge operational efficiency and improved outcomes for their clients, often just by making use of existing data sources.

 

According to research by Gartner in 2018, 70% of law firms state they intend to invest in legal data analytics, but in practice, only 20% are using it to drive efficiency and enable data-driven decisions.
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Topics: Legaltech

Blockchain In The Legal Industry: Unexpected Use Cases and New Legal Jobs

Posted by Sergio Esteve De Miguel on Jun 25, 2019 7:06:15 PM

On the Bigle Legal blog, we often delve into how innovation is disrupting the legal industry. We’ve spoken about how cutting-edge tools incorporating AI, machine learning and document automation have helped law teams to increase efficiency and better represent their clients.

Today, we’re going to explore another technology that’s revolutionizing the legal sector.

That is: blockchain.

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Topics: Legal industry trends, Legal industry, Legaltech

Electronic Signatures vs. Digital Signatures: What's the Difference? (and which is better)

Posted by Sergio Esteve De Miguel on Jun 18, 2019 6:04:08 PM

Potayto, potahto, right? Well, not quite. The terms electronic signature and digital signature are often used interchangeably. However believe it or not, there’s actually quite a big difference between the two.

So what characteristics distinguish a digital signature from an electronic one, anyway? And which one might be better for your business to embrace?

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Topics: Legaltech

AI And Machine Learning in Legal: Tools Every Lawyer Needs to Know (In a Nutshell)

Posted by Alejandro Esteve de Miguel Anglada on Jun 4, 2019 1:04:43 PM

 

More legal professionals are embracing innovative technology tools than ever before.

In fact, investment in LegalTech skyrocketed to $1 billion last year - and much of this funding was injected into AI and machine learning platforms.
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Topics: Legal industry, Legaltech

How to Introduce Legal Technology to Your Law Firm (With Less Pain)

Posted by Sergio Esteve De Miguel on May 31, 2019 5:26:56 PM

It’s no secret that the legal industry is rapidly transforming and today, law firms and legal departments from all over the world are feeling the pressure to respond.

Perhaps it’s no wonder; clients expect better and more efficient customer service and law firms feel the need to stand out from the crowd.

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Topics: Legaltech

Legal Technology in Law Firms: 3 Ways To Make Your Life Easier (In-Depth Guide)

Posted by Alejandro Esteve de Miguel Anglada on May 27, 2019 3:55:56 PM

Lawyers have traditionally been reluctant to adopt new and innovative technology. However, the latter is rapidly changing. This is now driven by the growing ecosystem of legal technology (lawtech) vendors seeking to disrupt and reinvent the industry.

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Topics: Legaltech

11 must-visit legal tech events & conferences in 2019

Posted by Alejandro Esteve de Miguel Anglada on Apr 30, 2019 6:27:26 PM

The pace of tech innovation around the world is blistering - and it’s no different in the legal industry. With demand for new business models, a greater need for cybersecurity, and new technologies on the market, it’s more important than ever for legal professionals to stay on the cutting-edge. And what better way to do this than attend a legal tech event?

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Topics: Legaltech, Events