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Blake Cassels Buys Net Results

Canadian law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon L.L.P. has purchased Keystone Software P.L.C.'s Keystone Net Results financial analysis software suite.

The firm has 500 time-keepers in offices in six cities throughout Canada, England, and China.

It initially purchased two products from within the Keystone Net Results suite, Enterprise Key Performance Indicators and On Budget, reports Keystone.

The software will be used in conjunction with the CMS OPEN accounting system.

Enter no. 218 after clicking here., a Mountain View, Calif.-based service that provides information to family caregivers, has selected West Group's as its provider for its Legal Advisor Directory. provides financial, insurance, legal and personal health information for family caregivers or the elderly, disabled, and chronically ill.

Its Web site, helps users prioritize needs from a financial, legal and personal health care perspective, and access a network of providers or such services. users often must grapple with legal issues such as estate planning; insurance; real estate; and taxation, the companies note. users will now have direct access to's services, including its lawyer directory and legal information, the companies report.

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Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, a 50-lawyer firm with four Calif. offices, has signed an agreement to use Elite Information Systems Inc.'s e-Connect from Elite.

E-Connect is an application service provider that offers financial management systems. The service will replace the firm's existing UNIX-based system, says Executive Director Mark Williams.

Elite also reports that Scotland's Anderson Strathern law firm has purchased Elite's practice management system. It will use Elite's WebView to provide its employees with access to information from other Elite applications and other sources. The Web-based program can be accessed from any remote location.

Jeffe Associates Inc. has selected Inc.'s Timesolv expense tracking and billing service to provide online time and billing capabilities for its consultants in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

Jaffe's 25 consultants will be able to record time and expenses, run reports, generate invoices and track accounts receivable via the Internet and any laptop or desktop computer.

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Workshare Technology, based in San Francisco, reports that its DeltaView 2.0 "redlining" document comparison software has been purchased by more than 13 of the nation's top law firms (according to the National Law Journal list), including Latham & Watkins (Los Angeles); Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.(Houston); McGuire, Woods, Battle & Booth L.L.P.(Richmond, Va.); Shearman & Sterling (New York); and Friend Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (New York).

The company has announced plans to release a new product, DeltaView Premier, in the near future.

Enter no. 221 after clicking here. Inc. has announced that its research service has been adopted by more than 170 ABA-accredited law schools. The schools will provide access to the service to their students, faculty and research staff.

Among the new users are Cornell University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia.

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Niku for Legal has added four new clients to its roster. They include: Altheimer & Gray (Chicago), with more than 300 attorneys and 10 offices; Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel (Honolulu), with 80 attorneys; Greenberg & Traurig (Miami), with 650 attorneys and 18 offices; and Pierce Atwood (Portland, Maine), with 91 attorneys and three offices.

Niku for Legal produces turnkey Intranet/Extranet systems.

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DATICON Systems Inc., based in Gales Ferry, Conn., has won a contract from DuPont Legal, to manage an in-house litigation support facility at DuPont's corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Del. DATICON's services will include scanning, coding, printing, optical character recognition, electronic data discovery processing, and electronic production services.

DATICON will also provide its litigation support software, Virtual Partner. The project has been named the Virtual Partner Island, and will utilize DATICON's litigation support services and DuPont's "Six Sigma" methodologies, reports the company.

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FileNET Corp., based in Costa Mesa, Calif., and Phoenix Technology, based in Dublin, Ireland, have announced a $3 million deal with Royal and SunAlliance in Dublin, to install Phoenix' Insurance DeskTOP eProcess system to more than 300 users. The DeskTOP application is built on FileNET's Panagon Web Content and eProcess Management technology, the companies report.

Open Text Corp., based in Waterloo, Canada, has announced that the VICTORIA Insurance Group, based in Frankfurt, Germany, has selected Open Text's Livelink knowledge management software.

Open Text also announced that Ericsson Telecom Mexico has chosen Livelink.

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