News and Updates

We work in a fast paced industry and hope that we are adding to the pace. We are working with many of our clients to help them break new ground. A large part of what we do is bound by confidentiality. Here are some of the things that have recently happened that we can talk about…If there is something else that you would like to hear about, please give one of the team a call.

The new Pinnacle consulting group, fresh from its Pinnacle, Opes and Athenian three-way merger, used the recent VANTAGE EMEA conference to announce that it is to acquire Apex Legal Consulting. The Apex team, led by TRE and LexisNexis veteran Andrew Murray, will join Pinnacle in a significant boost to project management resources, with Andrew set […] [more]

Pinnacle would like to offer a huge thank you to the Design Gallery Product and Development teams in Canada, after an extremely productive week of training and product review. The latest iteration of Design Gallery (DG) which is soon to be released as the “3.0” version is a game changer! Introduction of a new Window […] [more]

Pinnacle are really pleased to announce that Paula Algar has joined the Pinnacle Risk Management and NBI Team as a Principal Consultant. Prior to joining Pinnacle, Paula had sped 11 years as a Risk Management Business Analyst at a Magic Circle firm. Whilst at the firm, Paula worked on the Risk & Compliance elements of […] [more]

Pinnacle were pleased to be a part of the Vantage 2015: EMEA Regional Conference on the 26-27 October at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel. It was a great opportunity to see so many specialists from the industry come together for two days and share their product knowledge, experience and learn what’s new that can […] [more]

Pinnacle receives accreditation as Partner for Intapp OPEN & FLOW in the UK

Pinnacle is pleased to report that it is the only UK business to receive special recognition for their work with Intapp Open and Flow. Intapp has introduced new certification levels for service providers in technical consulting, process consulting and business consulting based on their experience with Intapp software, as well as their overall proficiency and […] [more]

Paul Holmes joins Pinnacle

Pinnacle are today happy to announce and welcome our newest recruit Paul Holmes into the Global Billing and 3E implementation teams. Paul joins us as a principal application consultant with over fifteen years working with finance systems within the legal sector. Paul has spent the last six years working at Allen & Overy, during which […] [more]

Pinnacle Refiles Knowledge Documents at Withers

Withers was moving away from Tikit’s KHS system. The firm had 8,000 documents within its Know How system and wanted to re-profile them as part of the migration project. Pinnacle worked with Withers to extract the profiling information from KHS and Worksite and then used this data to create a request for the appropriate Professional […] [more]

Tim Sullivan joins Pinnacle’s New Business Intake Team

Tim Sullivan has joined Pinnacle’s Risk Management & New Business Intake team. Tim has spent much of his career developing robust scalable systems for Tier 1 Investment Banks and well known insurance companies. His roles have included being Investment Guidelines Officer for AXA; Senior Analyst Programmer at HSBC within Equity Finance, part of the Data […] [more]

Pinnacle works with Berwin Leighton Paisner to develop OPEN Support Service

Pinnacle has started working with Berwin Leighton Paisner to develop a post go live support service for OPEN Clients. As part of the services Pinnacle will be helping to maintain the existing forms and workflows along with their associated integrations as well as helping BLP to exploit the Intapp technologies that they have invested in […] [more]

Pinnacle Deploys OPEN Conflicts at Withers

Withers is in the process of moving away from using Metastorm to Intapp OPEN & Flow. It was decided that the first phase of the migration would be to take the Conflicts elements of the new business intake process out of Metastorm as this would have little impact on the fee earning & secretarial communities […] [more]

Krishna Rathod joins Pinnacle’s New Business Intake Team

As part of our continued growth, we are really pleased to have brought Krishna Rathod in to the Pinnacle Risk & New Business Intake Team. Krishna spent most of her career as a developer at Rouse & Co. where she was integrating applications using Integration Builder. She was also responsible for Metastorm workflow development for […] [more]

Andy Kandel joins Pinnacle Consulting

Andy Kandel has joined Pinnacle International Consulting’s US operations to build the Intapp OPEN relationship in the US. Andy joins Pinnacle from Thomson Elite where he was a product director. He has shaped a number of the leading legal industry applications. Joining the legal IT sector in 1987, acquiring CMS Data (now Aderant) where he […] [more]

Pinnacle takes 35 days to deploy Intapp Open & Conflicts for Wiggin LLP

As part of a project to migrate their IT to a virtual environment, Wiggin LLP needed to replace their MetaStorm New Business Intake Application. Wiggin engaged Pinnacle on the 1st July 2014 to deploy Intapp’s Open Intake & Conflicts. The new business intake processes were launched on the 26th August – 35 working days after […] [more]

Pinnacle creates BvD integration within Intapp Open Intake for DWF LLP to help with credit risk assessment

The Risk Management & NBI business unit has developed an integration to Bureau van Dijk (BvD) for DWF’s new business intake solution. The project, which is being run by Intapp’s TFG team, reached out to Pinnacle to undertake the development because of our experience of working with the BvD web services. Our Technical Services team […] [more]

Pinnacle creates CreditSafe integration within Intapp Open Intake & Conflicts for Wiggin LLP

As part of a project to replace an ageing new business intake system with Intapp Open Intake & Conflicts, Pinnacle’s Technical Services team developed an integration within Intapp’s Integration Builder product to harvest directors, Shareholders and other details from CreditSafe’s API to feed the information in to the new conflicts engine. The integration saves the […] [more]

Pinnacle works on 3 CIDs for Intapp Integration Builder in 8 weeks

Pinnacle has had a long partnership with Intapp to exploit Integration Builder. Over the last 8 weeks, the team has delivered 3 CIDs – covering amongst other things: new user provisioning, foreign exchange rates, client and matter creation. [more]

Pinnacle, one of IntApp’s Open Partners, has developed an integration to Companies House data. The integration uses a free service and harvests company number, registered name, status, date of incorporation as well as previous names. The integration, which is created in Integration Builder, is incorporated in to Pinnacle’s New Client form and ensures that new […] [more]

Pinnacle tools accelerate deployments of Open

Pinnacle’s focus on a few niche areas allows us to bring robust thinking to projects we work on; accelerating delivery and reducing risks. The Risk & New Business Intake team has been working with Intapp’s Open product for over 6 months. With the arrival of James Bruford who has C# development skills, we have been […] [more]

James Bruford joins Pinnacle

James Bruford has joined Pinnacle International Consulting’s technical services team. James has joined us from Mishcon de Reya where he was their head of development within the IT. Amongst other things, he was responsible for the development of Mishcon de Reya’s New Business Intake application which was first deployed in the firm in 2013. The […] [more]