Ascertus, the leading UK / European corporate implementation partner of BusyLamp, is hosting a webinar which will focus on how the corporate legal team can reduce its external legal spend, by deploying a modern legal matter management, spend management and e-billing solution. These tools will help empower organisations by combining granular billing data with custom […]

BusyLamp has launched a new annual survey to help Legal Departments benchmark their Legal Operations maturity. Over time, it will provide year-over-year analysis of the evolution of Legal Operations in Europe and the USA. Please give 10 minutes of your time to complete 21 multiple-choice questions about legal management, including technology and managing external counsel. As a […]

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London, U.K. – Ascertus Limited, a provider of document and information lifecycle management solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments, has appointed Sean Mallen as Senior Account Manager, dedicated to helping customers deploy the legal spend management solution, BusyLamp. Mallen will work closely with other product specialists at Ascertus to offer integrated solutions, combining document […]

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The biggest challenges faced by legal departments according to corporate counsel are improving operational efficiency, ensuring regulatory compliance, alleviating budget pressure, delivering despite a staff shortage and making better use of technology.  So, in a nutshell, doing ‘more with less’ is an overriding objective.  Often, corporate counsel often has a gut feeling that everyone in […]

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Although e-billing is playing a role in the commercial relationship between a growing number of UK/European in-house legal departments and their law firms, there are still many organisations that aren’t yet reaping the benefits of e-billing. It’s often said that numerous non-US organisations don’t “get” the value of e-billing. I believe, it’s not that they […]

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The benefits of e-billing to corporate legal departments is relatively well understood today, but there is still some convincing required among law firms of its advantages. Typically, the deployment of e-billing in law firms is driven by corporate clients and so the underlying sentiment of “what’s in it for me?” is often palpable. The reality […]

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Typically, e-billing systems leverage project management principles to provide visibility to clients on exactly where and how their law firms spent time and budgets on legal matters. These solutions utilise the Uniform Task-Based Management System (UTBMS), which is a set of codes that help breakdown legal work and expenses across a timeline of activity to […]

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