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TMT General Update: Introducing Eversheds Unity

    • Technology, Media and Telecoms - General

    05-12-2012

      Eversheds Unity

    Précis - Eversheds Consulting has been working with in-house legal teams across a wide range of businesses including those in the TMT sector.  We understand that you have specific needs, work under unique pressures and need bespoke IT solutions that are easy to implement and are cost-effective. Having listened to you, we have created a service called Eversheds Unity that is intended to help you in both your everyday work and to demonstrate the value of the legal team to the wider business.

    What?

    Eversheds Unity delivers:

    • Management Tools - including automated legal instruction, precedent and contract management and matter management - designed around how your legal team function;

    • Powerful Storage Options - with team diary planners, workflow systems and knowledge sharing both in-house and with external panel - Eversheds Unity is the hub of your legal operation; and

    • Collaboration - email archiving and access, drag and drop document storage, and MI reporting including legal spend - the system that provides real time data for granular reporting.

    We understand that there are many IT solutions that promise to deliver help but that are expensive, over-engineered and not tailored for your circumstances.  We set out to meet your needs, not just in providing a bespoke IT solution, but in providing a comprehensive package, including support.  Eversheds Unity is designed with the bigger picture in mind, it is not just an IT system.

    So what?

    A comprehensive solution

    Eversheds Unity is unique in the quality of service it offers. You will benefit from the collective wisdom of in-house lawyers, heads of legal and general counsel around the world who have contributed to the shaping of this solution.  You will gain an intuitive legal platform, using systems you are comfortable with (Microsoft) allowing you and your team to plan ahead and build a high performance team, managing matters, document control with MI at your fingertips.  Working with lawyers have previously worked in-house at major multi-nationals we fully appreciate the issues you face  and challenges you need to overcome.

    Eversheds Unity also focuses on the wider business. Whether you want to manage the legal instruction process more effectively, or provide legal updates and documents to the business or Board quickly, we will give you the tools you need to succeed. Eversheds Unity can connect you to your business units through an online portal. Eversheds Unity is designed for how you work, developed with you, supporting you and bespoke to your needs, wherever you are in the world.

    Main Services

    Eversheds Unity includes:

    • a Legal Information Repository hosting your contracts, matter information, key financials, team planning diary and process management;
    • matter management processes tailored to your team working patterns;
    • world class IT using Microsoft systems offering a secure, supported service;
    • the choice of complete independence from your IT estate, or full integration;
    • project management and legal strategy alignment delivered by Eversheds Consulting; and
    • full user training, manuals, Legal Department protocols and engagement documentation.

    To learn more about how we can help you and your team, please contact:

    Graham Richardson
    Partner
    Tel 0845 498 7392
    grahamrichardson@eversheds.com