June 5, 2017




Magic Circle Firm Signs Enterprise-Wide Contract to Leverage Industry’s Leading Artificial Document Intelligence™ Solution

Chicago, IL – June 5, 2017 – Microsystems, the leading provider of document authoring, editing, formatting, proofreading, and metadata scrubbing software serving the legal and life sciences industries, today announced an extended relationship with Clifford Chance, one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, to implement and provide all its staff with Contract Companion.

Available on premise, on tablets, and in the cloud, the patented industry-leading proofreading software, Contract Companion, leverages Artificial Document Intelligence™ (ADI) to achieve unparalleled analysis speed, greater accuracy, and improved workflow.

“We have worked with Microsystems for 14 years and value the impact their technologies have on the quality and reliability of our work and the improved productivity of our lawyers so we create more value to our clients,” said Clifford Chance CIO Paul Greenwood. “This expanded relationship is a natural evolution of our partnership.  As a firm looking to deliver the highest level of service to our clients we are excited to be leveraging artificial intelligence, through Contract Companion, to help deliver on their expectations,” he added.

“One of the most distinguished and well-respected global firms, it comes as no surprise that Clifford Chance is taking a proactive approach to their use of technology and in particular ADI,” said Avaneesh Marwaha, President at Microsystems. “We are very pleased by their selection of Contract Companion.  As the only firm providing these advanced document technologies, Microsystems sees how the industry’s growing recognition of ADI as a quality controller and force multiplier, is driving interest in many of our products.  Clifford Chance’s selection of Contract Companion further underscores this on a large scale,” Marwaha explained.

Microsystems Artificial Document Intelligence software works seamlessly in the background to analyze and correct language and formatting averts costly errors and preserves professional reputations.  Contract Companion was designed to help legal professionals draft documents with greater ease and precision to deliver higher quality agreements, while minimizing the time they have to spend checking over their work. The outcome is bullet-proof documents, delivered effortlessly, every time.  Highlights of Contract Companion’s capabilities that enhance quality and efficiency include:

  • Risk assessment provides an instant analysis and a dashboard view of the most critical issues in the document.
  • Mobile support maximizes efficiency and recaptures time in transit, allowing users to check documents from any device with the browser companion.
  • Document repurposing uncovers all client-specific and sensitive information, including inconsistencies in content and formatting.
  • Enhanced cross-reference checking allows users to review cross-references with split-screen navigation and single-click fixes.
  • Advanced technologies like natural language processing, multi-threaded server processing, and contextual analysis empower Contract Companion to deliver the most accurate results, finding issues no other product can.

To learn more about Contract Companion or request a demonstration, please visit https://www.litera.com/contractcompanion

About Clifford Chance
Clifford Chance is one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegiate and team based way of working. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not for profit organisations. We provide them with the highest quality advice and legal insight, which combines the firm’s global standards with in-depth local expertise

About Microsystems
Microsystems is the leading provider of innovative document technology solutions and cutting-edge software worldwide.  Five core products optimize all stages of the document production lifecycle, improving content quality and formatting, identifying errors and inconsistencies, mitigating risk, and enhancing document production efficiency for the legal, professional services and life sciences industries. Today, Microsystems supports more than 650 document-intensive organizations across the globe, helping them satisfy the complex demands of clients and regulators. For more information, please visit https://www.litera.com.

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