ILTA webinar recording: How to gain advantage from Outside Counsel Guidelines

In-house law firms are increasingly using Outside Counsel Guidelines (OCG) to set a consistent framework to standardise the monitoring of law firm performance. However, law firms often see OCG in an adversarial sense as they are often the cause of delayed payments and invoice write-downs. Tikit and Thomson Reuters presented an ILTA educational webinar to […]

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TR Forefrount: Why we need to restore trust in the relationship between firms and their clients

In the last decade or so, the growing prevalence of outside counsel guidelines has caused the relationship between law firms and clients to become increasingly strained, to the point of becoming almost adversarial in some instances. This isn’t good for either side. In this article, Nick Jenner suggests a route back to more trust. Click […]

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Tikit Carpe Diem voted a preferred application for time recording in the Canadian Lawyers Readers Choice Awards 2019

Tikit Carpe Diem was voted as a ‘preferred application’ for time and billing in the 2019 Canadian Lawyers Readers Choice Awards. The Canadian Lawyer Readers’ Choice Awards were created by Canadian Lawyer with voting conducted via online ballot, with a total of 1,921 votes cast. Readers were notified of the ballot through direct emails, print and online advertising and […]

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Tikit announce calendar view functionality in new version of their time recording solution, Carpe Diem

20th August 2019 – Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to legal firms, today announced a new version of their time recording solution, Carpe Diem version 7.3, with some enhanced features that include a new calendar view. The new version of Carpe Diem will include a unique user interface in the style of an […]

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The rise of AFAs and what that means for firms

Many people think that the term alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) is analogous to fixed fee arrangements. But in the quest to squeeze out every drop of value from their legal service providers, clients are becoming increasingly inventive in creating new fee arrangements. This article describes some of the more common types of AFAs which are […]

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Where automation is going next in Time Recording

Automation is talked about a lot in the legal tech space, but what in practice is it delivering? Well, a strong demonstration of how it genuinely helps firms can be found in the example of Tikit’s Carpe Diem timekeeping platform. Despite the original incarnation of Carpe Diem appearing 20 years ago, Tikit benefits from access […]

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How Corporate Counsel enforces OCGs and what that means for firms

How much do you understand what happens to your invoices after they’re submitted to your clients? It’s an important question, because it impacts when, and if, your invoices get paid. This article explains the increasing scrutiny to which law firm invoices are being subjected and how firms ought to respond. What you don’t know about […]

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Tikit Carpe Diem introduces Intelligent Time

New intelligent time innovations shortlisted in LegalWeek Award Competition Tikit, part of the BT Group and leading provider of technology solutions for law and professional services firms, today unveiled Intelligent Time as part of its flagship Carpe Diem timekeeping application. Intelligent Time has already been nominated as a finalist for the inaugural Legaltech Product Innovation […]

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Looking to Kickstart P3 Initiatives – Timekeeping to the Rescue?

Every law firm relies on certain core processes and essential systems. Timekeeping/time recording is no exception and is by far one of the most fundamental yet under leveraged processes and systems within any firm, large or small. This article is about process improvement, and to a more fundamental degree, process awareness: getting the most out […]

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Clint Eastwood, Thought Control, and Big Helmets: What the Next Iteration in Time Recording Will Look Like

Firms know that the best timekeeping solutions are those which require the least effort on the part of lawyers. So, in reality what would such a system look like? This article draws on inspiration from the past to share what the future of timekeeping looks like. I suppose I must have been young and impressionable […]

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