The British Legal Technology Awards 2019 offer fourteen award categories. The awards recognises excellence in legal technology, IT security, leadership & innovation, as well as the individuals, teams and suppliers transforming the future of legal services.
British Legal Technology Awards 2019 – Categories for Legal Services – Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers, In-House & Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP)
‘Most Innovative Firm of the Year’
‘Most Innovative Firm of the Year Award’ recognises law firms, barristers’ chambers, in-house legal departments or ALSP, who are driving the future of the delivery of legal services. This award recognised those which can demonstrate they are transforming the competitive landscape with the delivery of innovative client solutions, technologies, platforms and services.
‘Technology Team of the Year’
‘The Technology Team of the Year Award’ recognises proven and outstanding team performance. This category was open to law firms, barristers’ chambers, ALSP and in-house legal departments and awards the team that has distinguished itself through successful implementation, integration and adoption of technology.
‘Technology Venture of the Year’
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‘The Technology Venture of the Year Award’ recognises the outstanding delivery of an individual technology venture, project or initiative. This award honours the strategy, planning, execution and successful results of a technology venture which has delivered a positive and commercially viable impact.
‘Excellence in IT Security’
‘The Excellence in IT Security Award’ recognises dynamic leadership and contribution within IT security. This category rewards senior IT security professionals who are proactively implementing advanced IT security systems and procedures to protect client data and internal operations from third party intrusions. This award highlights the individuals and teams who have successfully executed advanced system and network protection initiatives whilst driving risk mitigation strategies against sophisticated hacks and breaches.
British Legal Technology Awards 2019 – Dual Categories – Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers, In-House, ALSP & Legal IT Suppliers & Consultants
‘Alliance of the Year’
‘The Alliance of the Year Award’ recognises legal service providers and legal suppliers who have delivered excellence in collaboration between all parties. This category highlights sharing and complimenting best practice, looking outward and not inwards in terms of process, for the delivery of excellence in internal and external client services.
‘Social Impact of the Year’
‘The Social Impact of the Year Award’ recognised legal service providers and legal suppliers who are driving the delivery of legal services within our wider society. This category focuses on the social impact of new technology and the technological advancements that support the breaking of social barriers and increasing access to Justice.
‘Industry Impact of the Year’
‘The Industry Impact of Year Award’ will be awarded to legal services providers and legal suppliers who are focusing on the unsolved problems in the current legal sector. For 2019, the award will focus on solving the privacy issues facing the legal sector when integrating and enhancing new technology.
British Legal Technology Awards 2019 – Categories for Legal IT Suppliers – Vendors & Consultants
‘Innovation in Legal Services’
‘The Innovation in Legal Services Award’ honours the suppliers which are driving the future of technology in legal services. This critically acclaimed award recognises solution providers which demonstrate they are accelerating the pace of change whilst transforming the competitive landscape with innovative technologies, platforms and services.
‘New IT Product of the Year’
‘The New Product of the Year Award’ recognises innovative new products and solutions which have been launched in the legal sector during the past 12 months. This category, open to start-ups and established vendors, recognises the products and solutions which deliver vision, differentiation, practicality and importance to the sector.
‘IT Security Provider of the Year’
‘The IT Security Provider of the Year Award’ awards the IT Security provider which demonstrates unprecedented knowledge, advancement and solution implementation, whilst delivering excellent client service and a complete security offering that is at the forefront of IT security within the legal sector.
‘Supplier of the Year – Large Enterprise’
The ‘Supplier of the Year – Large Enterprise Award’ recognises large enterprise suppliers who have demonstrated excellence in legal technology and client focused services. This award honours the suppliers which are re-shaping the future of the world’s largest law firms and legal businesses. A Large enterprise would be considered as having multiple location hubs and in excess of 500 users.
‘Supplier of the Year – Small & Medium Enterprise’
The ‘Supplier of the Year – Small & Medium Enterprise Award’ recognises suppliers who have demonstrated excellence in legal technology and client focused services within the SME marketplace. The recipient of this award has delivered innovative change to the SME market whilst offering a highly competitive edge. A Small or Medium enterprise would be considered as having one or multiple hubs and a maximum of 500 users / employees.
‘Legal AI Supplier of the Year’
‘The Legal AI Supplier of the Year’ award recognises innovative solutions that are entering and/ or are established in the legal sector. This category, is open to start-ups and established vendors and recognises solutions or services that utilises new machine learning technology within its offering to deliver innovative and adaptive solutions to law firms and legal businesses.
British Legal Technology Awards 2019 – Lifetime Achievement Award – Individual
‘Lifetime Achievement Award’
‘The Lifetime Achievement Award’ recognises an individual who has been instrumental in shaping and driving the evolution and successful impact of technology within legal services. Nominated by the judging panel, this award honours an exceptional advocate within legal technology who has displayed leadership, excellence and vision over a long serving career.
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