Eversheds Sutherland’s alternative legal and compliance services arm Konexo has launched in the United States under the leadership of Carmen Brun, who previously practiced in Eversheds Sutherland’s Securities Enforcement and Litigation practice.

Brunwill work closely with Graham Richardson, head of Konexo, on coordinating global matters and overall strategy. Konexo offerings in the US include litigation services; investigation, due diligence and regulatory research services; contract analysis; commercial contracting; financial services investigations and remediation; interim resourcing; consulting; and global legal entity management – with plans to expand and diversify service offerings in tandem with client needs.

“Eversheds Sutherland clients are already working with Konexo to achieve efficiencies and the peace of mind that comes with working with an established and respected global law practice,” said Mark Wasserman, Co-CEO of Eversheds Sutherland. “And now with the added economic pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for innovative, effective legal solutions is more pressing than ever. I am thrilled that Carmen is leading Konexo operations in the US. Her background with large cross-border investigations and with in-house teams gives her particular insight into clients’ needs and identifying ways that our offerings will be helpful to them.”

Konexo helps corporates to transform their business processes and is increasingly promising an alternative to multiple point solutions by creating a best of breed platform managed services approach. Much of its work revolves around helping clients to extract and leverage their data.

Speaking to Legal IT Insider recently, Konexo’s head of product, technology and innovation, Babar Hayat said: “Technology can deliver value but it’s data that underpins every type of technology in making sure that you’re captuing data on the types of work being done to drive continuous improvement. Whether what work is broken down by type, or region, or what exists in sets of contracts and obligations or counterparties – if you capture data in the right way it can drive efficiency.”

Konexo has partnerships with suppliers including Autologyx, iManage RAVN and DocuSign.