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UnitedLex—the world’s only enterprise legal services provider—drives transformation throughout the entire legal ecosystem. Propelled by our singular focus on the law, we pioneer and implement new business models that major corporations, law firms, and universities need to sustain a competitive advantage and create significant economic value. With more than 2,700 attorneys, engineers, analysts, and consultants across four continents, corporate and law firm leaders searching for the “art of the possible” rely on us to uniquely solve challenges, ranging from basic to bet-the-company. We fuse our legal pedigree with business pragmatism, best-in-class technology, and an overriding focus on our clients. We think holistically: We guide, design, implement, and financially commit to the innovative strategies and solutions we provide.

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DWF is a global legal business with a purpose to transform legal services. Defined by our values, our strategy is to understand our clients, engage our people and to do things differently. We invest in high quality services, solutions, technology and people, continuously developing our Complex, Managed and Connected Services delivery platforms. Innovation is the cornerstone of our service development and product innovation, and our client-centric sector approach gives us a real understanding of our clients’ businesses, their current needs and future challenges.

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Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world's preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. Recognised for their industry focus, their 4,000 lawyers globally provide strong service across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure; mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever they are, Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with their global principles of quality, unity and integrity. They aim to provide you with the highest possible of legal service and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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Our client list speaks volumes for the quality of our lawyers and the experience they provide. From Hewlett-Packard to Krispy Kreme and property developers to some of the UK's largest banks, we work with a growing number of the FTSE 250 and some of the world's most exciting and ambitious growth businesses. Shoosmiths is a major UK law firm with a network of offices working together as one national team.

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Apperio Crop

Apperio transforms how legal departments are run by bringing clarity, control and confidence to in-house legal teams. Our technology gives legal teams back control over their budget so they can run their legal department like a business.

Apperio's legal spend tracking and analytics platform provides complete certainty on legal spend in real-time by plugging into law firms' existing time recording systems to provide accurate and accessible information on up-to-date legal spend. With this analytics data, legal teams and other departments can see clearly exactly how much they’re spending and are going to spend on legal fees in real-time.

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asb law, is committed to improving the delivery of legal services. Combining an investment in client relationships with project management and continuous improvement principles, the award-winning law firm works collaboratively with in-house legal departments and other legal service providers to help businesses find better ways to solve complex issues.

asb law was commended for its “highly impressive, progressive approach” in The Lawyer Awards 2018 and is the proud winner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe 2018 award for innovation in the business of law.

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With over 1,400 lawyers in 31 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

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Cooley’s lawyers solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matter and high-stakes litigation, often where innovation meets the law.

In January 2015, Cooley established its first European office in London. Cooley’s UK practice has strengths across many of the firm’s core practice areas, among them corporate/M&A, venture capital, capital markets, technology and life sciences transactions, IP, complex high-stakes litigation, insurance and reinsurance, product compliance and liability, tax, competition, employment, compensation and benefits, frauds, data protection and privacy.

Cooley has 1,000 lawyers across 14 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Cooley is included as a Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.

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HighQ empowers leading corporate legal departments to transform the way they work and deliver value to their business.

We unite internal and external teams with social collaboration, secure file sharing, project management and more, enabling legal departments to ensure data security, drive efficiency and increase productivity. Our platform is flexible, user-friendly and integrates with other leading-edge technology to provide a seamless user experience and maximum return on investment.

Founded in 2001, HighQ has grown to a team of more than 350 and is headquartered in London with offices in Kansas City, New York, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Sydney and Ahmedabad.

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Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services.

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Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximises value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world.

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Travers Smith LLP is an international law firm with offices in London and Paris. The firm represents publicly-listed and private companies, financial institutions and private equity clients, as well as other business enterprises involved in large and complex UK and cross-border matters and transactions.

Travers Smith’s business comprises the following main practice areas: Commercial, IP & Technology, Competition, Corporate Finance and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employee Incentives & Remuneration, Employment, Finance & Restructuring, Financial Services & Markets, Investment Funds, Operational Risk & Environment, Pensions, Private Equity, Real Estate, Regulatory Investigations and Tax.

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At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make. In our work with General Counsel we combine the latest technology, our forensic and legal expertise and crisis experience to help organisations:

Protect reputation through planning, investigations and response to the biggest governance, risk and regulatory challenges.

Navigate new markets through safeguarding assets, resolving disputes and creating confidence in future growth aspirations.

Prepare for data threats in a digitally enabled world through managing cyber threats and understanding data risks.

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Elevate is the law company, providing consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. The company’s global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts extend and enable its customers’ resources and capabilities worldwide. Ranked by Chambers & Partners as a top global legal service provider and by Inc. magazine as the #53 fastest growing private company of 2016, Elevate is a trusted provider to Global 1000 corporations and to the law firms that serve them.

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Lighthouse provides software and services to manage the increasingly complex landscape of enterprise data for compliance and legal teams. Lighthouse leads by developing proprietary technology that integrates with industry-leading third-party software, automating workflows, and creating an easy-to-use, end-to-end platform. Lighthouse also delivers unique proprietary applications and advisory services that are highly valuable for large, complex matters, and a new SaaS platform designed for in-house teams. Whether reacting to incidents like litigation or governmental investigations, or designing programs to proactively minimize the potential for future incidents, Lighthouse partners with multinational industry leaders, top global law firms, and the world’s leading software provider as a channel partner.

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addleshaw goddard

At Addleshaw Goddard, we're known for the quality of our work, the imagination we bring and the impact we make.

We are a premium law firm with international reach and an exceptional breadth of services. Our deep understanding of client markets, combined with long-term relationship investment creates and delivers superb value and results.

The range and scale of our work is compelling and encompasses high-value strategic advice to the everyday. It means we are able to attract talented, like-minded individuals who love what they do, are committed to your success and strive to build value through our collective energy and expertise.


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Axiom is the global leading alternative legal services provider. With over 2,000+ employees across three continents, we provide talent and technology to help legal departments adapt to a demanding new era.

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Heriot Brown is a boutique legal search and recruitment consultancy, with a particular focus on placing lawyers in the in-house legal market. 

We believe that the people best equipped to help lawyers meet their career goals are lawyers themselves.

With significant time spent practicing as lawyers behind us, we offer our clients an in-depth understanding of the legal market, gained from first-hand experience.

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Taylor Root 200

Established in 1989, Taylor Root is at the forefront of the legal, compliance & risk recruitment industry. This longevity has enabled us to build an extensive network of both clients and candidates who trust us.

We have fine-tuned our processes and created strong methodologies which allow us to expertly respond to clients' needs. Our standards and values mirror that of the people we serve. We champion Diversity and Inclusion and our Social Purpose agenda creates opportunities via knowledge volunteering, inclusion and social mobility. We believe our success will continue to come from investing in long-term relationships with our clients, some of the world’s leading businesses and law firms.

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Law is our business. Weightmans is a top 45 law firm with seven offices, with more than 1,300 people. We have grown rapidly because of our focus on two key aspects of business: our clients and our people.

Our people are determined to achieve the best results for our clients. How we get there varies from organisation to organisation, person to person. No assumptions, no one-size-fits-all approach.We measure and monitor results to ensure that we are the preferred choice of legal provider for our clients. 

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