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    30-01-2020

    Eversheds Sutherland (International) appoints iManage to provide a new DMS

    Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it has selected iManage for the introduction of a new document and email management system across its International offices. iManage is a leading provider of software to professional services firms, combining artificial intelligence, security, and risk mitigation with market-leading document and email management.

    This significant investment in core technology systems by Eversheds Sutherland will enable its 4,300 people in the International team to improve the way they work and collaborate, freeing up time for lawyers to work more efficiently with their clients, in the most modern and agile manner.

    The software will enable Eversheds Sutherland people to more easily manage, share, and search for documents and files, wherever they are working. iManage platform also will deliver greater flexibility and control over the security of data within the system.

    Keith Froud, Managing Partner, Eversheds Sutherland, comments:

    “Technology is of fundamental importance in the delivery of legal services to our clients and continues to be a major investment for the firm. The introduction of this new system from iManage is a key milestone in supporting the firm’s standing as an innovative law firm as we move to a modern, next generation platform.”

    Will Jenkins, IT Director, Eversheds Sutherland comments:

    “Over the past six months, we have undertaken an extensive selection process for the firm’s new document and email management system - involving representation from across each of our business areas - to ensure that consideration of all our people’s working practices will be met. This new, modern and agile system scored highly for usability and functionality across our people, and takes the firm to the highest levels of compliance for auditing, data management, and security, meeting a new benchmark for best-in-class risk management.”

    Neil Araujo, CEO, iManage comments:

    “We are delighted to welcome Eversheds Sutherland to the iManage community where they are joining 78% of the global law firms now benefitting from the extensive capabilities of the iManage platform. Alongside end user experience, productivity, and collaboration, moving to iManage as a service will enable the firm to benefit from the rapid innovation, scalability, and business continuity the platform delivers.”

    Will Jenkins concluded:

    “We are excited to enter the design and implementation phase of the project, which will run throughout 2020, where iManage’s professional services team will collaborate with our teams on building and piloting the new system.”

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