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Finalists for The British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Official announcement

Finalists for the second ever British Legal Technology Awards (BLTA) have just been announced.

The announcements are listed on the official British Legal Technology Awards website –

Jacqueline De Rojas – President, techUK once again heads the expanding 19-strong judging panel overseeing the BLTA shortlisting and awards process. Between them, the BLTA judging panel has more than 150 years’ experience in the legal technology and technology markets, both as suppliers and consumers.

The BLTA’s comprise of distinctive award categories for law firms, barristers’ chambers, alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) and in-house legal teams operating in the UK, plus separate categories for legal IT vendors & consultants . New for 2018 are two dual categories applicable to vendors & law firms which includes the Social Impact of the Year award.

The finalists for ‘The British Legal Technology Awards 2018’ are as follows:

British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Categories for Legal Services – Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers, In-House & Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP)

‘Most Innovative Firm of the Year’ -Sponsored by Mobliciti

  • My Home Move
  • Browne Jacobson
  • McMillan Williams Solicitors

‘Technology Team of the Year’ – Sponsored by InfoTrack

  • CMS
  • Keoghs
  • Mishcon de Reya

‘Technology Venture of the Year’ – Sponsored by Pinsent Masons

  • Fieldfisher
  • DWF
  • Keoghs

‘Excellence in IT Security’ – Sponsored by Retain International

  • Horwich Farrelly
  • Osborne Clarke
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Weightmans

British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Dual Categories – Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers, In-House, ALSP & Legal IT Suppliers & Consultants

‘Alliance of the Year’ – Sponsored by Weightmans

  • Digital Control Room
  • Keoghs & Hill Dickinson
  • Weightmans
  • InfoTrack & McMillan Williams Solicitors

‘Social Impact of the Year’

  • Amicable
  • LawDroid

British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Categories for Legal IT Suppliers – Vendors & Consultants

‘Innovation in Legal Services’

  • Leap Legal Software
  • OneTrust
  • Clio
  • Workshare
  • iManage

‘New IT Product of the Year’

  • Consilio
  • iManage
  • Libryo
  • ThoughtRiver
  • NetDocuments

‘IT Security Provider of the Year’

  • Tessian
  • Garrison Technology
  • iManage
  • NetDocuments

‘Supplier of the Year – Large Enterprise’

  • AnyDATA Solutions
  • BigHand
  • Litera Microsystems
  • OneTrust

‘Supplier of the Year – Small & Medium Enterprise’

  • InfoTrack
  • Leap Legal Software
  • Vuture
  • iTrain Legal

Again for 2018, the judging panel will bestow a lifetime achievement award on an individual that the panel concludes has been instrumental in driving the evolution and successful impact of technology within the legal services sector over the course of their career long or short.

Winners of all BLTA categories (including the lifetime achievement award) will be announced at a black-tie ceremony to be held at the Plaisterers’ Hall in London on 1st November 2018, which will be hosted by comedian Tim Vine.

Most tickets to this prestigious event, which will bring together dignitaries, nominees and guests in a celebration of exceptional achievement within the legal IT sector, have already been sold, with all remaining tickets available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Commenting on the BLTA shortlisting announcement, Netlaw Media’s UK and EMEA Managing Director Frances Armstrong said: “Netlaw Media has worked extremely closely with the judging panel to ensure that the BLTA’s continue to offer an honest and truly-focused accolade for the British legal technology sector. The awards continue to recognise and celebrate the sector’s dedication, innovation and visionary leadership.”

Judging panel chair Jacqueline De Rojas added: “These awards bring together the best legal, innovation and tech brains. It’s an incredible opportunity to witness the relentless pace of change that tech brings and to glimpse the future of empowered access to justice.”

For more information regarding The British Legal Technology Awards 2018, including purchasing tickets to the awards ceremony, please visit The event is strictly limited to 300 tickets and with 60% of all tickets already sold, all remaining tickets are offered on a strictly first-come-first-served basis.