BLG partners with contract analysis company Diligen

September 27. 2021
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Toronto (September 27, 2021) - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announces its partnership with Diligen, a leading machine learning contract analysis software company that will help deliver greater value to BLG clients.

“BLG selected Diligen in order to better deliver on our client experience,” said Lisa Chamandy, BLG’s Chief Knowledge & Innovation Officer. “The partnership will enhance digital innovation by creating systems and tools to benefit our clients.”

With Diligen, BLG will provide our clients with faster contract review for common-use cases such as M&A due diligence and lease review, while providing insight into contracts, identifying key provisions and creating contract summaries.

Diligen combines multiple levels of machine-learning analysis, meaning we can analyze and extract customized data from client documents.

“We are delighted to partner with BLG to bring faster and more efficient contract analysis to clients,” said Laura van Wyngaarden, Diligen co-founder and COO. “Together with BLG we look forward to completing high-volume or time-intensive document review tasks using the most effective combination of human and technology resources.”

About Diligen

Diligen is leading machine learning contract analysis software used by top law firms, accounting firms, financial institutions and governments around the world. Diligen helps legal teams identify key provisions, generate contract summaries and manage review with machine learning powered analysis.

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 800 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.