News You Can Use – October 2023
Welcome to the October edition of our monthly newsletter! As the leaves change and we embrace the cozy vibes of fall, Lupl is equally excited to introduce our latest feature release this month! The legal tech landscape is ever-changing, and even though the days grow shorter, the demand for intuitive, efficient legal tech is on the rise. This fall, we're taking a leap forward in meeting these needs, inspired by the evolving requirements of our users and the legal community.
While we've been releasing updates to Lupl incrementally, we've also spent the last two years listening to you—our valued users and the broader legal community. Your insights have been invaluable in shaping our new features, designed to address the day-to-day challenges that lawyers and legal professionals face.
Get ready to fall in love with Lupl's new capabilities!
Read on, explore our update in more detail and learn how Lupl is being leveraged to enhance the client experience 👇🏼.
What's New in Lupl
Our team has been hard at work to improve your experience with Lupl and make getting work done frictionless. The updates of our Fall Release will be rolled out across Lupl’s international customer base beginning October 9th. We are thrilled to showcase the impressive strides we have taken in our recent sprints and unveil all our exciting new features and enhancements.
There are too many highlights to list in an email! So we've compiled them into a single post covering all the new updates, including:
✅ Lupl Workstreams
📃 Lupl Forms
🤖 LuplAI + vLPM [Beta]
🚀 Integrated Knowledge with Templates
⚡ UI Improvements & Enhanced Views
🔐 Security & Compliance Achievements
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Discover How Your Peers are Utilizing Lupl
Harness the power of Lupl to enhance your practice, unlocking higher levels of efficiency, client satisfaction, and profitability for your law firm. Our dedicated Success team has meticulously curated a comprehensive list of almost 100 use cases spanning across various legal practices. Each month, we showcase a different use case to inspire and empower your practice.
Lupl can be used to manage a procurement or RFP process, providing a boost to collaboration and teamwork, improved efficiency and profitability, reducing risk and aiding compliance management, and enhanced visibility, which positions the firm to win more work.
How it works:
- Create a Lupl Matter Template to align procurement/RFP processes with policies and regulations.
- Embed precedent / template RFP documents and standard form procurement agreements.
- Monitor key dates and track progress with Lupl Workstreams.
- Assign and track reviews, approvals and other team member responsibilities, and link relevant documents to assignments.
- Centrally manage vendor correspondence through a unique matter email address and with Lupl Forms.
- Tag, organize and search the documents received from participating vendors.
- Enhance visibility by enabling everyone with one central place to see where the process is at and what needs to happen next.
Have a use case you want to share? We would love to hear it. Check out our Use Case Library and submit yours today!
🛡️ Lupl Achieves Two Global Security Certifications 🛡️
We are pleased to announce the achievement of ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Type 2 security certifications, reinforcing our commitment to world-class information security standards.
We bake privacy and security into everything we do. Whether it’s the design of our UI or our access control systems, security and privacy are the first steps of every project we undertake. To learn more, visit our Trust Center.
IRL / URL
A collection of interesting finds across the web (URL) and updates on where to meet with the Lupl team in real life (IRL).
- The Modern Legal Workplace—Leveraging Technology for Sustainable Success. Our take - the author discusses the transformative changes in the legal industry, particularly in the wake of the pandemic and economic uncertainties. Law firms are compelled to reassess their resources and operational methods, pushing lawyers and legal professionals to adapt to a new environment. The article emphasizes the need for modernizing traditional practices and outdated technology, suggesting that automation and new ways of working are essential for law firms to thrive in this new era.
- Why AI isn’t the zombie apocalypse for legal professionals. Our take - It probably comes as no surprise that the legal community has mixed feelings about the rise of AI. While some view it as a threat to traditional legal jobs, this article argues that AI offers numerous opportunities for legal professionals. It can automate time-consuming tasks, allowing lawyers to focus on more complex, billable work. The article also suggests that AI will create new roles within the legal industry, such as AI compliance specialists and AI training advisors, and could change the career paths for junior lawyers by shifting more routine tasks to paralegals or junior professionals.
- Veteran Legal Tech Executive Foresees New Era of Innovation and Consolidation at SOLID East. Our take - At last month's SOLID East conference, industry veteran Hal Brooks discussed the transformative changes happening in the legal technology sector. Brooks highlighted the growth trends and investment drivers that are fueling a new era of innovation and consolidation in legal tech. He emphasized the importance of cybersecurity and data handling as top priorities in tech deals and urged legal professionals to embrace innovation and adaptability. Brooks also noted that the global legal tech market, which surpassed $27 billion in 2021, is expected to reach nearly $36 billion by 2027. He stressed that firms failing to adapt risk losing talent and clients to more agile competitors.
- Moving Beyond Supporting A Practice Into Creating New Lines Of Business. Our take - the author discusses a shift in how legal tech was described that he noticed at Relativity Fest last month, from merely "supporting" or "empowering" lawyers to enabling them to create entirely new practice areas. The article highlights Relativity's new product launches, including PI Detect and Data Breach Response. These tools are not just for data breach lawyers but are designed to enable any attorney to become a data breach lawyer. The article suggests that this is a significant philosophical leap that could become more common as AI continues to improve, allowing lawyers to diversify into new niches.
Join us for an ILTA Product Briefing, where Lupl will unveil all the new features from our fall release this month. Discover how features like Task Management & Automation, Centralized Project Management, and Matter Specific Templates can take your practice to the next level.
💻 Online | October 18, 2023 | 11 AM EST / 4PM BST
Lupl is excited to announce its participation in the annual IBA conference once again this year. The event will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. Come see us at Booth 15, where you will have a chance to get a first look at Lupl's newest features and snag some Lupl swag to take home with you!
🇫🇷 Paris | October 29 - November 2, 2023
Don't miss our upcoming webinar, "Build Better Habits with LPM," where our expert panelists will share actionable insights to elevate your legal project management game. Register now to learn nine simple yet impactful habits that can transform your time and task management in the legal field.
💻 Online | November 14, 2023 | 11 AM EST / 4PM BST