CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen & Overy becomes the first of the global elite law firms to sign a contract with Relativity for the use of its flagship eDiscovery platform, RelativityOne. This new cloud-based service will enable A&O to run eDiscovery from a global platform.
Relativity is the market leader in eDiscovery technology - having developed a powerful solution to help rethink the cumbersome and arduous task of eDiscovery, making it more manageable, efficient, and insightful.
RelativityOne allows experts to run a secure eDiscovery solution in the cloud. This new service will provide Allen & Overy's clients with the cutting edge technology they need to allow them to gain insights sooner and drive more effective outcomes through the platform's easy to use search, analytics and visualisations.
Scott Robson, Head of eDiscovery, Allen & Overy, comments: "The future of litigation lies in technology and how we harness it in conjunction with legal expertise to meet the clients' litigation challenges - striking the optimal balance between cost, risk and quality. A&O's eDiscovery business is taking the first step in meeting this challenge by rolling out our combined legal and technology methodology - offering RelativityOne - to our clients across the globe."
As well as Allen & Overy's recent adoption of the RelativityOne technology platform, A&O's Advanced Delivery services for litigation include legal document review, data review and hosting, advanced text and data analytics, trial materials preparation and integrated project management.
A&O partner, Calum Burnett, commented: "We are excited to work with Relativity and its flagship product – RelativityOne. This addition to our Advanced Delivery services will ensure that our lawyers and clients remain at the forefront of technological innovation."
He added: "As a firm, we are focussed on investing in technology and working practices that support our eDiscovery business. As volumes of data and information continue to increase, we need a secure, advanced platform with scalability and world class support to meet that challenge and we have no doubt that RelativityOne will provide us with the right solution."
Steve Couling, VP of International of Relativity, said: "We're thrilled that Allen & Overy is beginning to offer RelativityOne to its clients across the globe. Our secure and scalable SaaS platform gives Allen & Overy the ability to offer their clients fully-customized solutions that best suit their unique workflows across every stage of the e-discovery process. We look forward to working with the team as they continue to expand their Advanced Delivery services."
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- Allen & Overy is an international legal practice with approximately 5200 people, including some 530 partners, working in 44 offices worldwide.
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