News and Opinion

News and comment from the independent legal IT consultants at Lights-On Consulting.


Technology and legal sector transformation

Lights-On’s Stephen Brown is a guest speaker at an event aimed at legal professionals looking to embrace innovative change through cloud technology. Stephen is speaking at Transformation In The Legal Sector Through Cloud Technology, where he will discuss the views of law firm leaders and how he sees technology impacting the sector, as he explains: […]

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Lights-On speaking at Alternative Legal IT 2019

Lights-On legal IT consultants Stephen Brown and Robin Boyle will join Director Peter Owen at the Alternative Legal IT Conference in Windsor in September 2019. Celebrating its 11th year (catching us up!), the Alternative Legal IT Conference is a well attended event with respected speakers and a great opportunity to catch up with peers. Lights-On […]

Cloud computing and law firms

Law firms and cloud computing

Is moving to the cloud the right strategy for your law firm? Stephen Brown of Lights-On Consulting gives an insight into the complexities and benefits of cloud computing and adopting a cloud strategy, and considers the options for delivering cloud technology. This article was first published in Solicitors Journal. Delivering IT services is fast becoming […]


The reality of Artificial Intelligence

In the second of two articles, Stephen Brown, legal IT specialist and consultant at Lights-On Consulting, offers practical steps on introducing Artificial Intelligence to day-to-day practice, and considers what the future might hold for AI in the legal profession. This article was first published in Solicitors Journal.   AI ‘machine-learning’ technology represents a huge opportunity […]

AI, Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to the world of Artificial Intelligence

In the first of two articles, Stephen Brown, Consultant at Lights-On Consulting, introduces us to the world of Artificial Intelligence, explaining what it is, its capabilities, potential benefits to law firms and fee earners, and why it represents a major opportunity. What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term mostly used to refer […]

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Lights-On Consulting warns law firm CIOs that ‘standing still is not an option’

From artificial intelligence to increasingly tech savvy lawyers, Peter Owen of independent IT consultancy specialists, Lights-On Consulting, explains the unprecedented change in Legal IT – and the challenges facing Chief Information Officers. Since the 1990s, IT in legal has been relatively steady and split between volume and traditional legal services, with volume areas consuming most […]