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Managing risk in legal project management: why you need to up your game

This blog is based on an extract from a chapter ‘Risk management’ in Next Stage Legal Project Management: Future-proof Your Matter Management, written by Naomi Thompson, Senior Vice President,...

New resourcing models are helping immigration firms retain paralegals

The job market is wide open and paralegals are looking for new roles, leaving many immigration law firms without the skills they need. It’s time to consider a different...

How automating data processing will help you reach your legal goals

We understand that data is important – legal teams or law firms create plenty of data. But are we harnessing the information effectively? Are you getting what you need...

Climate-aware contact management and why it matters

Climate change represents a “catastrophic” risk to the global economy. Here’s how lawyers can help manage the risk and align with corporate sustainability efforts Climate change will have the...

Are you part of the 80%?

Increased profitability, productivity and competitive advantage with an optimized resource model Almost 80% of UK law firms are introducing or increasing their use of outsourcing.* Why? They are reimagining...

Nine CMS KPIs to include on your performance scorecard

Your CMS can be measured on multiple KPIs, but knowing which ones are right for your business is key. We’ve detailed the most critical KPIs to include on your...

Why you should be using automated data processing now

Data is everywhere, but are you harnessing your information effectively? We show you the advantages of automated data processing. The biggest challenge with data is access and understanding. While...

What’s next for eDiscovery?

The eDiscovery market is constantly changing with caseloads increasing and AI improving. Terry Harrison, Godfather of eDiscovery, spoke to Exigent about what he sees as the next evolution of...

Seven change management best practices you need to adopt today

Change management doesn’t need to be the beast you might think it is. Here are seven change management best practices that will see your change management journey flourish. Arguably...

All you need to know about the recent H-2B visa changes

As we enter recovery, there is a national shortage of workers and the US Chambers of Commerce is calling for a doubling of quotas for employees from abroad, but...

What Does Growing Client Fee Sensitivity Mean for Law Firms?

Legal Fee Structures. If you’re a client and have to hire a law firm, you’re probably in the midst of a difficult time. It could be that your business...

Contract Management Brings Legal and Procurement Together

While procurement and legal teams align to similar business goals—improving productivity, digital transformation, enabling commercial outcomes–their functional differences often create conflict when it comes to contracts and the buying...

Corporate Legal Department Priorities, Challenges, and Solutions

Fiona McCambridge, Associate Director, Business Development The best part of my role here at Exigent is helping connect corporate legal professionals with best practices and engaging with them on...

Reimagining M&A Due Diligence for Speed, Cost Containment and Insights

The first quarter of 2021 saw the largest value of M&A activity for an opening quarter since records began in 1980, according to financial data company Refinitiv. Deal value...

The Intersection of ESG and Contract Management

ESG and Contract Management. Set against the backdrop of an increasingly dire climate landscape and growing mistrust in businesses and institutions, market participants are evaluating organizations based on additional...