slicedbread wins BLP as largest client to date

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become slicedbread’s largest client to date, with the news that the top 20, 796-lawyer firm has implemented its sharedo case management and workflow platform, with enhanced artificial intelligence and data analytics capabilities.
Initially being used in BLP’s Manchester office, sharedo will be rolled out across the wider firm in the future.
The platform acts as a workflow and data analytics tool, automatically applying defined legal processes to clients’ transactions and intelligently routing tasks to the right resources at the right time along with embedded legal guidance. The system also incorporates technologies for automating tasks such as document generation and provides real time management information on transactions to clients, who are able to interact with the system from personalised portals, enabling them to initiate new matters, raise requests, review analytics and collaborate with their legal service team at BLP.
Bruce Braude (pictured), head of strategic client technology at BLP said: “We want to offer a best-in-class approach to legal service delivery for our clients and technology is a fundamental part of this. We are in a day and age where if you don’t leverage the very best technology and analytics you will, without question, be left behind.
“The platform intelligently ensures we deliver a particular job most effectively and this means our clients receive a more efficient service as well as far greater insights into their transactions. According to the feedback we’ve received during testing, our clients have been hugely impressed and found real additional value.”
The team working on the project included Richard Sawtell, head of centre for BLP’s Manchester office and Barry Gross, a partner in the London real estate team, alongside Bruce Braude. In 2015 slicedbread won UK top 40 firm Hill Dickinson as a client, with sharedo used within its insurance and healthcare teams.