Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms in more than 100 countries, announced a strategic partnership with HighQ to provide a global collaboration platform to its member firms and clients. With 21,000 member firm lawyers worldwide representing a diverse range of domestic and global clients, Lex Mundi’s collaboration needs for large cross-border matters span many time zones, jurisdictions and practice areas.
The HighQ Collaborate platform will address those needs by providing advanced document management and secure file sharing capabilities with enterprise social collaboration and productivity tools to facilitate Lex Mundi’s joint know-how sharing and development.
Eric Staal, Director of Business Development at Lex Mundi said, “We were drawn to HighQ by their reputation and track record in the legal sector and the fact that several Lex Mundi member firms already use their solutions. The platform offers a compelling set of features that allows Lex Mundi member firms to share information and collaborate in global practice groups enabling secure file sharing with clients on matters that require coordination across many jurisdictions.”
HighQ Collaborate is a cloud hosted solution that can be deployed quickly and scaled on demand with no requirement for large capital expenditure or complex development projects.
Staal continued, “Lex Mundi’s model is rooted in its unsurpassed local capability coupled with seamless global service. As a cloud service HighQ Collaborate is not only immediately available but includes full mobile device support, providing clients the responsiveness they should expect in today’s legal market.”
Stuart Barr, COO HighQ said: “We are absolutely delighted to form such an important strategic partnership with one of the world’s leading law firm networks. Lex Mundi really represents a perfect use case for our technology, with thousands of people across the world needing to collaborate with internal and external users for both social collaboration and secure transactions. We are very excited to start working with the wider network to help facilitate cross-border transactional work alongside communities of practice and social networking among member firms.”
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