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Libryo shortlisted for British Legal Technology Awards 2018

Written by Beth Roberts
on September 19, 2018

We're thrilled to announce that Libryo is a finalist in the 2018 British Legal Technology Awards, New IT product of the Year category. 

We're convinced our mission to simplify regulatory complexity is pretty special, but it's excellent to get this vote of confidence from a 19-strong judging panel with over 150 years' collective experience in legal technology and technology markets.

Here's a full list of The BLTA2018 finalists per category:

British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Categories for Legal Services – Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers, In-House & Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP) 

‘Most Innovative Firm of the Year’ -Sponsored by Mobliciti 
• My Home Move 
• Browne Jacobson 
• McMillan Williams Solicitors 

‘Technology Team of the Year’ - Sponsored by InfoTrack 
• Keoghs 
• Mishcon de Reya 

‘Technology Venture of the Year’ - Sponsored by Pinsent Masons 
• Fieldfisher 
• DWF 
• Keoghs 

‘Excellence in IT Security’ - Sponsored by Retain International 
• Horwich Farrelly 
• Osborne Clarke 
• Pinsent Masons 
• Weightmans 

British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Dual Categories – Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers, In-House, ALSP & Legal IT Suppliers & Consultants 

‘Alliance of the Year’ - Sponsored by Weightmans 
• Digital Control Room 
• Keoghs & Hill Dickinson
• Weightmans 
• InfoTrack & McMillan Williams Solicitors

‘Social Impact of the Year’ 
• Amicable 
• LawDroid 

British Legal Technology Awards 2018 – Categories for Legal IT Suppliers – Vendors & Consultants 

‘Innovation in Legal Services’ 
• Leap Legal Software 
• OneTrust 
• Clio 
• Workshare 
• iManage 

‘New IT Product of the Year’ 
• Consilio 
• iManage 
• Libryo 
• ThoughtRiver 
• NetDocuments 

‘IT Security Provider of the Year’ 
• Tessian 
• Garrison Technology 
• iManage 
• NetDocuments 

‘Supplier of the Year – Large Enterprise’ 
• AnyDATA Solutions 
• BigHand 
• Litera Microsystems 
• OneTrust 

‘Supplier of the Year – Small & Medium Enterprise’ 
• InfoTrack 
• Leap Legal Software 
• Vuture 
• iTrain Legal

So what exactly makes global regulation messy? 

Global regulation is not centrally coordinated. Law differs materially from country to country, and nationally as you cross internal borders. If one is responsible for the legal compliance of a multinational organisation, this regulatory complexity takes on a whole new dimension requiring a never ending manual legal research project. This is either done expensively, inaccurately, or not at all. The same is true for law firms who for many such corporate clients often provide these services as loss leaders. Many would-be clients do not consume such legal services for reasons of prohibitive costs and unavoidable delay. 

...and how is Libryo fixing it?

The Libryo Platform solves this problem by delivering only the regulations that compliance professionals, EHS Managers and law firms actually need to know. In short Libryo is re-organising and redesigning regulatory law around the person or company it relates to, making it much easier to know which regulations apply, both here and now. 

To do this, the Libryo Platform must match legal provisions with unique customer data. We're ingesting the world's legislation domain by domain and jurisdiction by jurisdiction. We're then transforming it into a machine readable format and marking it up with annotation so that we can effectively match it at section-specific level to the customer. 

By doing this, we make it possible for anyone in any situation to know and be updated about their applicable regulations. 

Keen to learn more about the Libryo Platform?