Media Coverage

Legal IT Insider Guest Post: Who is Responsible for eDiscovery?

2 March 2017

Yerra’s director of eDiscovery consulting Will Wilkinson looks at the rise of eDiscovery to become the vast industry we now recognise today in which corporate legal teams are increasingly taking control. He asks and answers the question, who owns eDiscovery?

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Lawyer Monthly Legal Procurement Q&A with Laura Doyle

23 March 2016

Laura Doyle of Yerra Solutions discusses the buying of legal services via traditional procurement processes with the editor of Lawyer Monthly. Read more to find out why legal procurement has become more popular in recent years and why more organisations are implementing legal procurement operations.

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Robots running law firms? Surely not.

23 October 2014

Forget ‘Tesco’ law and legal aid cuts – the real threat to the status quo for lawyers might be more futuristic. Bill Mordan, senior vice-president and general counsel at FTSE 100 company RB (Reckitt Benckiser), sums up the legal profession’s relationship with technology perfectly. ‘Lawyers have always been behind the curve,’ he told the 2014 Yerra Solutions Annual Conference last week. ‘Technology solutions can make our lives a lot easier. But we’re in a profession that’s backward-looking.’

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Top GC: IT can generate in-house jobs.

20 October 2014

Information technology can create in-house legal jobs and should not be perceived as a threat, the group general counsel of a FTSE 100 company said last week. Bill Mordan (pictured), senior vice-president and general counsel at RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser), said the firm’s ‘i-Legal’ system, which automated transactional aspects of the company’s legal work, enabled its 70 lawyers to demonstrate their value more effectively.

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Legal IT People News – New Faces & Changing Places.

4 September 2014

Time for another round-up of new appointments and changing places, including SearchFlow who are embarked upon a major UK expansion + Yerra Solutions who have appointed a CEO and COO to their new UK subsidiary + CPA Global who have appointed a new CTO. Less than a year after its acquisition by dmg information, SearchFlow is continuing to build with appointments of key senior personnel across the business. In addition to the recent arrival of new Managing Director, John Pickford, SearchFlow is expanding its IT, customer service and marketing departments and delivering additional expertise through the account management team.

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Two New Legal IT Events For Mid-October.

28 August 2014

Yerra Solutions AG, a company offering legal and IP consultancy, managed services and products to Fortune 500 clients, has announced that registration is now open for its second annual conference. With a focus onConnecting the Dots between Strategy, Operations and Technology and scheduled for 15-16 October in London, the conference will host executive-level thought leaders from organisations such as Hoffmann-La Roche, Philips, Reckitt Benckiser and Credit Suisse. Ari Kaplan, principal of Ari Kaplan Advisors, will moderate the event.

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Yerra announces plans for London annual conference.

18 August 2014

Yerra Solutions, the legal and IP consultancy, has announced plans to host its second two-day annual conference in London. The firm says that speaker lineup for the event - which opens on October 15 - is impressive with speakers coming from organisations including Hoffmann-La Roche, Philips, Reckitt Benckiser and Credit Suisse. The conference is aimed at legal COOs and CIOs, Chief IP Officers, and GCs. According to the company, with a focus on `Connecting the Dots between Strategy, Operations and Technology,' the conference will be moderated by Ari Kaplan, principal of Ari Kaplan Advisors.

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Yerra Solutions opens knowledge management platform up to public comment.

7 July 2014 by Steve Gold

erra Solutions, the legal and IP consultancy, has announced that its knowledge management Uniform Task Based Management System (UTBMS) platform is now is open for public comment. The new platform - which is based around a code set - is billed as creating a legal industry standard to enable law departments to better leverage the benefits of knowledge management within their organisations.

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Navigating the e-auction minefield.

31 July 2014

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