Law Firm Aird & Berlis LLP Picks Diligen to Modernize the Practice of Law Through AI
USA/Canada News

Diligen logoDiligen, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-based contract review for law firms and legal teams, announced today that it has been selected by Aird & Berlis LLP, a prominent business law firm based in Toronto.

Aird & Berlis intends to use Diligen to drive efficiencies and deliver enhanced value to its clients by leveraging AI for merger and acquisition (M&A) work, as well as real estate transactions.

Diligen is a contract assistant powered by AI that provides high quality contract review to help lawyers stay one step ahead in a time-sensitive, highly competitive legal marketplace. Using machine learning, Diligen cuts contract review time in half by streamlining the end-to-end process of sorting documents, summarizing contracts, and spotting critical provisions. In studies conducted by Diligen, the Diligen platform increases the accuracy of contract analysis by 80% compared to a lawyer manually reviewing contracts alone. 

“We are excited to collaborate with Aird & Berlis, a leading law firm and an early adopter of cutting-edge AI technology. This win represents a fundamental shift in how legal firms can modernize the manual, painstaking contract review process,” said Konrad Pola, Founder and CEO of Diligen.  “We are proud to partner with Aird & Berlis, and we’re confident that, by using Diligen, Aird & Berlis and its clients will realize significant benefits.”

“The legal profession is often seen as reluctant to embrace change, but Aird & Berlis is making innovation a priority. Our leading M&A and real estate practitioners will be leveraging Diligen to drive efficiencies and deliver enhanced value for our clients,” said Steven Zakem, Managing Partner at Aird & Berlis.  “We believe that AI will play an increasingly prominent role in the delivery of legal services and are thrilled to be collaborating with Diligen.”

Legal IT Today #19

Further Collaboration Between Law Firms and Legal Tech Companies

In the interest of further collaboration, Aird & Berlis will be seconding Aaron Baer, one of its talented M&A lawyers, to work side-by-side with Diligen’s developers and designers on developing new use cases, shaping the product roadmap and training Diligen’s system to identify additional legal concepts. Diligen will benefit from the real-world insights of another practicing lawyer, and Aird & Berlis will gain perspective on the emerging legal tech ecosystem.


Copyright © 2018 Legal IT Professionals. All Rights Reserved.

Our Newsletter
All the legaltech headlines in your mailbox twice a week? Sign-up now! 

Media Partnerships

We offer organizers of legal IT seminars, events and conferences a unique marketing and promotion opportunity. Legal IT Professionals has been selected official media partner for many events.

A muchbeta site