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Toronto (May 12, 2021) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced its partnership with CiteRight, a Toronto-based legal technology startup, to provide its disputes teams with cutting edge knowledge management and collaboration technology.
“We are delighted to be partnering with CiteRight for driving forward our knowledge and innovation strategies”, said Lisa Chamandy, Chief Knowledge & Innovation Officer at BLG. “Now more than ever, remotely-connected litigation teams must have the capacity to share legal knowledge, research, and resources with one another — and to submit paperless deliverables to courts at the end of the day. We see CiteRight as playing a critical role in ensuring our litigation teams can continue to work together effectively wherever they’re located, and we are excited to be partnering with Canada’s leader in this field.”
BLG’s partnership with CiteRight establishes a new platform through which both firms can co-create innovative resources that service the broader legal community. The partnership will form a key component of BLG’s Digital Hub.
"It's an honour to be working with BLG," said Aaron Wenner, founder and CEO of CiteRight. "Creating best of breed partnerships that lead to digital innovation in the law space is a critical part of our mission. In addition to helping BLG's lawyers and litigation teams focus their efforts on areas where they truly excel, we're proud to contribute to and build BLG’s digital ecosystem."
About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With over 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond – from M&A and capital markets, to disputes, financing, and trademark & patent registration.
CiteRight is an integrated knowledge-sharing and litigation collaboration platform that makes it easy for litigation teams to create their own library of reusable legal research, while effortlessly generating court submission materials in seconds. CiteRight’s Microsoft Word plugin and standalone web and mobile applications aggregate an entire law firm’s institutional knowledge, turning old documents into a network of living, intelligent, reusable work products. Named an Emerging Legal Technology Leader by The National Law Journal, CiteRight is used by law firms across Canada.
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