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Advanced Delivery & Solutions

Allen & Overy is committed to being the world’s most advanced law firm. Equipping clients to meet the demands of today’s changing and challenging environment has prompted our growth into new complementary services.

Through Advanced Delivery & Solutions (AD&S) we provide technology, resourcing and end-to-end solutions.This includes delivering legal services in new and flexible ways, making the most of what legal tech has to offer, and providing specialist consulting and strategic advisory services to build strength and integrity into organisations.

This helps our clients embrace change and overcome the frustration of outdated and inefficient ways of working, enabling them to better manage risk, reduce cost and become more resilient. Ultimately it helps them reinvent their “business as usual” as well as drive change. We combine the reassurance of a global elite law firm with the innovation clients might expect from an alternative provider.

Whatever the challenges, we can bring together the right combination of skills to tackle them.

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Consulting

Consulting

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Scaled solutions

Scaled solutions

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Document review and eDiscovery

Document review and eDiscovery

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Flexible resourcing

Flexible resourcing

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Legal function transformation

Legal function transformation

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Online legal information

Online legal information

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Tech innovation - Fuse

At Fuse we fuel a culture of digital innovation in the legal sector. We identify best-in-class technologies, provide experiential learning opportunities and promote technology adoption, by bringing together A&O lawyers and clients with our resident cutting-edge tech providers.

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Advanced delivery teams

Whether supporting clients to select and deploy the optimal legal tech solution or to take advantage of our flexible resourcing options, our advanced delivery teams allow A&O and our clients to deliver projects cost-effectively but without compromising on quality and without the multiple-provider risk associated with using multiple third party providers.

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Advanced Delivery & Solutions in action

Transitioning from LIBOR and other benchmarks to new risk-free interest rates

Challenge: Remediating all IBOR-based contracts and financial products and transitioning to new products based on new benchmarks is currently the regulatory issue with the single biggest impact on an international financial institution’s bottom line, bringing significant risks that require careful management.

Solution

Solution

IBORMatrixTM is an end-to-end solution to handle the transition at scale. At its heart is a unique AI-based solution to extract terms from thousands of loan, bond and swap documents as structured, machine-readable data, and automatically allocate such contracts to a remediation workflow and outreach interface. Our consulting team is helping clients to manage risk effectively and meet regulatory expectations. Senior Peerpoint lawyers also work client side to lead the project internally, helping to achieve a seamless connection between the client and the A&O teams.

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Addressing the complex legal and governance issues around e-signing

Challenge: The multiple legal issues covering e-signatures in different jurisdictions coupled with wider governance questions create complexity for clients operating internationally.

Solution

Solution

An online subscription service helps clients answer law and practice questions across 48+ jurisdictions, whilst our end-to-end managed service saves valuable time and resource. Our consulting team helps clients to design policies, procedures and risk assessment frameworks to enable efficient use of e-signatures across jurisdictions.

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Implementing a major document standardisation and automation project

Challenge: With over 500 subsidiaries, managing the production of the documentation this global asset manager needed to meet the regulatory requirements for its intra-group financing presented a significant challenge.

Solution

Solution

Our managed legal services team, document automation and legal tech experts helped achieve significant reductions in the time and cost of producing all the necessary documentation.

Solution

IBORMatrixTM is an end-to-end solution to handle the transition at scale. At its heart is a unique AI-based solution to extract terms from thousands of loan, bond and swap documents as structured, machine-readable data, and automatically allocate such contracts to a remediation workflow and outreach interface. Our consulting team is helping clients to manage risk effectively and meet regulatory expectations. Senior Peerpoint lawyers also work client side to lead the project internally, helping to achieve a seamless connection between the client and the A&O teams.

Read more about our scaled solutions.

Solution

An online subscription service helps clients answer law and practice questions across 48+ jurisdictions, whilst our end-to-end managed service saves valuable time and resource. Our consulting team helps clients to design policies, procedures and risk assessment frameworks to enable efficient use of e-signatures across jurisdictions.

Read more about our end-to-end e-signing solutions.

Solution

Our managed legal services team, document automation and legal tech experts helped achieve significant reductions in the time and cost of producing all the necessary documentation.

The A&O legal innovation benchmarking report

A global study into how in-house legal functions are tackling change and transformation.

How are in-house legal functions addressing the opportunities and challenges presented by legal innovation? How are they implementing innovation-based change to improve the way they deliver legal services, and what are the choices facing them as they look to harness the transformative powers of technology and data?