James Williams, Account Director, EMEA

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Could Brexit change the shape of the British legal system?

Article 50 was triggered on 29th March 2017, giving the UK until 29th March 2019 to officially exit the European Union, subject to unanimous agreement of all 27 EU member states if they wish to extend this process. Theresa May has vowed to take Britain out of the EU and its Single Market. Leaving the EU will have substantial implications for the British legal system, not least because large swathes of legislation in the UK derive from the EU and many laws are currently governed by EU institutions. So what are the transition measures?

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The future of artificial intelligence technologies

Ever thought about the future of artificial intelligence and its implications? CenturyLink's infographic looks into the future of AI technologies for the legal industry and what we can expect going forward

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Whitepaper: How will GDPR affect law firms in the UK?

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SaaSification of the product landscape: when your products are not born in the cloud and your customer base is changing, how do you SaaSify and win?

In today's fast moving, ever-mobile landscape, an increasing number of customers are looking for SaaSified versions of their software tools, opting for the benefits of PAYG-style cloud-based working which gives them optimal flexibility. And among the business sectors looking for more creative and agile ways of working, are law firms.

Traditionally viewed as a somewhat desk-bound profession, lawyers are beginning to see the advantages of being able to work anytime, anywhere – and those software providers who are able to SaaSify their services for this group now have a whole new sector waiting to get on board.

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IP & IT – Looking ahead to 2017

The following document is a Lexis Nexis report focusing on what lies ahead for IP and IT lawyers this year.

Jamie Tyler, director of digital transformation and innovation at CenturyLink is one of the featured experts in the report, commenting on the increasing need for intelligent services and devices.

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Podcast: Future ready – moving towards 2020 in the legal profession

The fourth and final in a series of new podcasts focusing on the legal industry and the issues and challenges that firms face today. Steve Harrison, CenturyLink's industry lead for legal, and Jamie Tyler, director of digital transformation and innovation, discuss the issues and how to combat them.

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Podcast: The rickety bridge of legal compliance – Staying compliant in an ever-changing world

The third in a series of new podcasts focusing on the legal industry and the issues and challenges that firms face today. Steve Harrison, CenturyLink's industry lead for legal and Nadia Nizar, head of influencer relations in EMEA, discuss the issues and how to combat them.

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Lawyers as IT Developers

In the future we will see lawyers joining forces with IT developers. Even today these distinct professions have started to realise the benefits of working together. As law firms embrace digital transformation, the lines between these professions will become blurred. Culture shifts and new business models will emerge. So what will the IT law firm of the future look like?

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Podcast: Serious insecurities – data security for the legal industry in the age of the cloud

The second in a series of new podcasts focusing on the legal industry and the issues and challenges that firms face today. Steve Harrison, CenturyLink's industry lead for legal and Nadia Nizar, head of influencer relations in EMEA, discuss the issues and how to combat them.

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The power of data analytics to transform law firms

The last couple of decades have seen a dramatic movement from static paper records to the digitisation of data in all spheres of life. Along with the digitisation of traditional information (e.g. correspondence, medical records etc.) has come a vast amount of new data capture, showing the behaviour of internet users, how they engage with website content and - in the case of law firms - how prospective clients browsing legal information pages are drawn in by calls to action and convert to enquiries and new business.

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