Is PwC Report a Reality Check for AI Sceptics?

18 July 2018 | Emily Foges

AI is set to transform every aspect of how we live and work across many industries but, with the longstanding, industry wide concerns about the potential of AI leading to a jobless future, the clear benefits AI can offer are easily overlooked. However, as today’s PwC report shows, AI is not the enemy.

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Luminance's Emily Foges nominated for Women in IT Excellence Awards 2018

17 July 2018 | computing.co.uk

Luminance CEO Emily Foges has been nominated for two awards at Computing's prestigious Women in IT Excellence Awards 2018, including Woman of the Year and Innovator of the Year for SMEs.

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Eversheds Sutherland signs deal with Slaughter and May-backed artificial intelligence software

17 July 2018 | Legal Cheek

Eversheds Sutherland has become the latest law firm to sign a deal that will see it use artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Based on research and development by boffins at the University of Cambridge, Luminance is a sophisticated AI system designed to “think like a lawyer”. It can read (and understand) legal documents just like a human, only more efficiently, according to its creators.

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Eversheds Sutherland seals deal to use Slaughters-backed AI platform Luminance

16 July 2018 | Legal Week

Eversheds Sutherland has agreed a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) platform Luminance, becoming the latest in a string of law firms to sign up to use the Slaughter and May-backed company’s technology. Luminance, which was founded in September 2016, uses pattern recognition and machine learning algorithms to read legal documents, making contract review processes more efficient.

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Eversheds Sutherland joins forces with Luminance

16 July 2018 | Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland announces that it has partnered with technology platform Luminance to enhance the global legal practice’s firm-wide Artificial Intelligence (AI) capability for clients. The adoption of legal technology, such as AI, is an important part of Eversheds Sutherland’s wider innovation agenda and the addition of Luminance will increase their stable of Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation tools available across their global office network.

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Jalsovszky transforms M&A due diligence with Luminance

16 July 2018 | Press Release

Jalsovszky has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline the M&A due diligence processes at the Hungarian firm. Jalsovszky selected Luminance following an initial demonstration of the technology which was particularly suited to their expertise in M&A, tax, and corporate finance.

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Holst deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence in Denmark

12 July 2018 | Press Release

Danish firm Holst has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to transform its M&A due diligence processes. Holst, a full-service law firm encompassing the legal competencies required by large and small clients, adopted Luminance’s technology following an initial demonstration of the platform.

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AI and the Law Firm of 2030: An interview with Emily Foges of Luminance

10 July 2018 | Legal IT Insider

Ari Kaplan speaks with Emily Foges, the CEO of Luminance, an artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession.

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Luminance wins ‘Outstanding Innovation’ award

10 July 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading AI platform for the legal profession, has been named winner of the ‘Outstanding Innovation’ category at the 2018 Global Business Excellence Awards. Luminance was selected due to the success of its proprietary AI technology and outstanding global growth.

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Luminance exceeds 100 customers in 35 countries

9 July 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, one of the world’s fastest growing AI platforms for professional services, today announces that it has been adopted by over 100 customers across 35 countries, less than two years since launching. To support this growing international demand, Luminance now has 70 employees across the company’s London headquarters, and offices in Cambridge, Singapore, and Chicago, a three-fold increase within the past year.

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UMBRA Law Firm adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence in Indonesia

6 July 2018 | Press Release

Independent law firm UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions (“UMBRA”) has become the first Indonesian customer to adopt Luminance’s leading artificial intelligence platform. UMBRA, which was established in November 2017 by lawyers from one of the largest and leading law firms in Indonesia, selected Luminance following an initial demonstration of the technology.

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COBALT Law Firm deploys Luminance across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

5 July 2018 | Press Release

Leading Baltic law firm COBALT has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline its M&A due diligence processes across its Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian offices. Following an initial demonstration of the technology, the firm chose to implement Luminance across its Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian offices to enhance the work of more than 180 attorneys and lawyers within the network.

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Castrén & Snellman adopts artificial intelligence from Luminance

29 June 2018 | Press Release

Finnish law firm Castrén & Snellman has adopted Luminance’s market leading AI technology to enhance its due diligence processes for real estate, employment, and M&A transactions. Castrén & Snellman, which is the oldest law firm in Finland, selected Luminance after a competitive bid and two-week pilot of the technology using both English and Finnish documents. The firm was attracted to Luminance’s technology, holistic platform and time-saving potential.

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Luminance: the startup using AI to shake up the legal sector

29 June 2018 | Techworld

Despite launching just two years ago, Luminance already counts 10 of the global top 100 law firms among its customers. Arguably the company's rapid success should come as no surprise. Luminance's pitch is easy to comprehend. Its technology reads and understands contracts and legal documents, picking out significant information or anomalies. It doesn't require any instruction and is able to sift through documents in any language.

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Top Portuguese Firm MLGTS Picks Luminance’s Legal AI Tech

26 June 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

It’s Tuesday again so it must be time for another Luminance client announcement…and it is, this time in the shape of leading Portuguese law firm Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva e Associados (MLGTS). Last Tuesday the AI company was also signed up by Israel’s Tadmor Levy law firm.

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MLGTS adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence in Portugal

26 June 2018 | Press Release

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva e Associados (“MLGTS”) has recently selected Luminance’s leading artificial intelligence technology to streamline the M&A due diligence processes at the top-tier Portuguese firm.

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AI and the Law Firm of 2030

21 June 2018 | Reinventing Professionals

Ari Kaplin spoke with Luminance CEO Emily foges about the genesis of Luminance, the challenges associated with the adoption of technology at law firms, characteristics of the law firm of 2030, and what the emergence of technology like Luminance means for the future of legal services.

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Israel’s Tadmor Levy Law Firm Chooses Legal AI Co. Luminance

19 June 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

It’s Tuesday, so it must be another client win announcement by Luminance...this time the UK-based legal AI company has bagged its first Israeli law firm in the shape of Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co (AKA ‘Tadmor Levy’).

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Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co become the first Israeli law firm to adopt Luminance’s artificial intelligence

19 June 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, today announces that Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co (‘Tadmor Levy’) has become the first Israeli law firm to adopt its market-leading technology. The announcement marks the twenty-sixth country to deploy Luminance’s machine learning platform in 18 months. Tadmor Levy, one of Israel’s premier law firms, selected Luminance to streamline the due diligence processes for domestic and international M&A transactions.

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Luminance wins Best AI Start-Up at the prestigious AIconics awards

13 June 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading AI platform for the legal profession, has been awarded ‘Best AI Start-Up’ at The AIconics 2018, held at Kensington Palace last night. An esteemed panel of judges comprised of companies including Atomico, BNP Paribas and Innovate UK selected Luminance for its sophisticated AI technology, rapid growth and innovative approach to contract review.

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CogX Legal AI Panel Write Up – Clients, Risk + Transformation

13 June 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

Once a year UK-based CogX brings together everyone in the realm of AI and Artificial Lawyer went along to hear the combined double panel featuring four speakers on the subject of legal AI, including Luminance CEO Emily Foges.

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Luminance's Emily Foges on BBC Business Live

31 May 2018 | BBC Business Live

Luminance CEO Emily Foges speaks to Ben Thompson and Samantha Simmonds on BBC Business Live about artificial intelligence's role within the legal profession, and how it will enhance how lawyers work worldwide.

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UK Legal AI Market Heats Up As Brodies Opts for Luminance

29 May 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

The battle for market share in the UK legal AI market is heating up as Scottish law firm Brodies has announced it has chosen Luminance following a successful trial of the technology for the automation of document review work.

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Brodies deploys artificial intelligence technology from Luminance

29 May 2018 | Press Release

Brodies, Scotland’s leading law firm, has deployed artificial intelligence platform Luminance, following a successful trial of the technology. Brodies, which was named Legal 500 Scotland Regional Firm of the Year 2018, selected Luminance due to its ability to create efficiencies in areas such as M&A due diligence and real estate transactions.

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Maddocks shines light on due diligence with AI

25 May 2018 | Australasian Lawyer

To streamline its due diligence processes, Maddocks has signed on to deploy the Luminance AI platform. The platform provided a significant improvement in the speed and accuracy of due diligence, said partner Ron Smooker, who led a team that conducted a detailed trial of the system.

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Maddocks hires machine to do its due diligence

25 May 2018 | CIO

Law firm Maddocks will start using artificial intelligence to streamline its due diligence process thanks to a new deal with Luminance AI. Maddocks partner Ron Smooker said on Thursday that following a detailed trial, the platform – developed in the UK – provided significant improvement in the speed and accuracy of the due diligence process.

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Maddocks adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence in latest APAC win

23 May 2018 | Press Release

Maddocks has adopted Luminance’s machine learning technology to streamline the due diligence processes at the Australian firm. The firm, which has long been committed to improving client service through innovation, selected Luminance due to its ability to significantly reduce the amount of time spent on a due diligence review compared to typical manual methods.

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Legal AI Comes to Thailand as Weerawong C&P Picks Luminance

21 May 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

Proof positive that legal AI tech has spread around the world was in evidence today as leading Thailand firm Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners announced that it had become the first law firm in the South East Asian country to deploy Luminance, the UK-based legal AI company.

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Weerawong C&P becomes first Thai firm to adopt Luminance’s market-leading artificial intelligence platform

21 May 2018 | Press Release

Top-tier Thai firm Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners has become the first law firm in Thailand to deploy Luminance’s cutting-edge machine learning technology to improve the efficiency of their contract review. This follows the opening of Luminance’s office in Singapore and shows the growing demand for the technology in the APAC region.

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Luminance wins National Technology Award

18 May 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, has been awarded ‘Startup Tech Company of the Year’ at this year’s National Technology Awards, recognising the company’s exceptional growth and advanced machine learning platform.

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Wikborg Rein adopts artificial intelligence from Luminance

16 May 2018 | Press Release

Top tier Norwegian law firm Wikborg Rein has adopted Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession. The announcement follows a successful pilot of the technology where the law firm directly compared the manual findings of a live due diligence review against those enabled by Luminance.

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Nordic Law Firms Flock to Legal AI, As Setterwalls Picks Luminance

14 May 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

The Nordic legal world is proving to be highly receptive to legal AI doc review technology as another leading firm, this time Setterwalls, announces it has selected Luminance for due diligence review. The announcement marks the 18th Nordic law firm to adopt Luminance’s AI review tech, according to the company. Other Nordic firms making use of legal AI tech include: BA-HR, Gernandt & Danielsson, and Bech-Bruun.

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Setterwalls deploys artificial intelligence from Luminance

14 May 2018 | Press Release

Swedish corporate law firm Setterwalls has selected Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to improve the efficiency of its due diligence process in M&A transactions. The announcement marks the 18th Nordic law firm to adopt the machine learning technology.

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Postcard from Singapore

10 May 2018 | Legal Geek

With each postcard, Legal Geek speaks to members of the legal community from outside the #LegalTech heartlands. One industry figure well placed to assess the LegalTech scene is Luminance CEO Emily Foges whose company operate in 23 countries and opened their Singapore office in February.

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners adopts artificial intelligence from Luminance

8 May 2018 | Press Release

Corporate law firm Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners (“Gattai”) has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence to streamline the M&A due diligence processes at the Italian firm. Gattai, which is ranked in The Legal 500, has a consolidated corporate practice and particular expertise in M&A and Private Equity.

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Luminance wins two Stevie® Awards

3 May 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence (AI) platform for the legal profession, has been awarded ‘Startup of the Year’ and ‘Tech Startup of the Year’ at The American Business Awards (‘The Stevies®’) 2018, recognising the fast-growing company’s achievements over the past 18 months.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Now Targets Reg Review, Brexit + GDPR

3 May 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

Legal AI doc review company, Luminance, is branching out into the regulatory world in order to expand its offering by covering areas such as Brexit impact on contracts and GDPR compliance. The move follows a recent expansion into real estate documentation review, showing the company’s initial strategy of focusing only on M&A due diligence is well and truly over, with a mission now to capture a greater share of the NLP-driven doc review market across different practice areas.

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Intelligent AI: the robots are coming to make your job easier

2 May 2018 | London Evening Standard

Far from an apocalyptic scenario where AI software takes all our jobs, we’re seeing a more positive and nuanced picture emerging — where machines are complementing human work, not replacing it altogether.

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Start-up Tips: Scaling Up

1 May 2018 | Legal Geek

For early-stage start-ups, scaling up seems like tomorrow’s problem. But if all goes to plan, tomorrow will come, and it’s worth every bead of sweat getting the process absolutely right. Legal Week spoke to three LegalTech CEOs to get their take on this important life step: Luminance’s Emily Foges, Tessian’s Tim Sadler and ROSS Intelligence’s Andrew Arruda.

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Russell McVeagh deploys artificial intelligence technology from Luminance

1 May 2018 | Press Release

Leading New Zealand law firm Russell McVeagh has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to assist with its contract review processes. The firm, which forms part of the ‘Big Three’ in New Zealand, has selected Luminance after completing a successful pilot of the technology, which allowed its legal team to review a large number of contracts from historic transactions.

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Case Study: Brexit Compliance Review - CAS

30 April 2018 | Luminance

With the legal ramifications of Brexit soon to become a reality, a globally-operating client required an extensive review within a tight timescale. CAS decided to employ Luminance's artificial intelligence solution to assist with the exercise, due tot he platform's unique ability to flexibly adapt to changing regulation whilst also adhering to the client's deadline requirements.

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Luminance extends AI platform to regulatory compliance work

26 April 2018 | The Global Legal Post

Luminance, an artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, has turned its product toward assisting lawyers with international regulatory compliance, including Brexit. Initially focused on tackling the time-consuming task of M&A due diligence, Luminance has developed its machine learning platform to enable lawyers to assess the impact of regulatory change and determine whether new contracts are compliant with internal practices.

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Allens becomes latest Aussie firm to adopt AI solution

25 April 2018 | Australasian Lawyer

Artificial intelligence technology will help national firm Allens with its M&A and real estate contract review processes. The firm has adopted the AI solution offered by Luminance and Mark Malinas, corporate partner and co-head of private equity at Allens says it fits with the firm’s commitment to innovation and frees lawyers for less mundane tasks.

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Luminance launches platform to help lawyers navigate regulatory change; Celebrates over 75 customers in 18 months

24 April 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, has announced a new product to assist lawyers with international regulatory compliance, including Brexit. The announcement comes as the fast-growing tech company celebrates surpassing 75 customers across 23 countries in its first 18 months, including ten of The Global 100.

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AI Co. Luminance Bags Allens in Hat Trick of Client Wins

23 April 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

Top Australian law firm Allens has brought in the tech of legal AI company Luminance for contract review in both M&A and real estate transactions, as part of a hat trick of client wins this month for the UK-based AI business.

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Top Swedish law firm Gernandt & Danielsson selects Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

19 April 2018 | Press Release

One of the leading business law firms in Sweden, Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå (G&D), has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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Top firms line up to be recognised for breaking new ground at Legal Week Innovation Awards

18 April 2018 | Legal Week

Luminance has been shortlisted for the Supplier Innovation - Technology category at the 2018 Legal Week Innovation Awards.

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Ellex adopts Luminance’s leading artificial intelligence technology

18 April 2018 | Ellex Klavins

Ellex has adopted Luminance, one of the most advanced artificial intelligence (AI) platforms, which is widely deployed by law firms around the world. The sophisticated machine learning technology will greatly accelerate and enhance the firm’s contract review processes for M&A transactions.

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Allens deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

18 April 2018 | Press Release

Leading international law firm Allens has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to assist with its contract review processes for M&A and real estate transactions.

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Luminance's Emily Foges on BBC Radio Berkshire

17 April 2018 | BBC Radio Berkshire

Luminance CEO Emily Foges speaks to Phil Kennedy of BBC Radio Berkshire about how Luminance's artificial intelligence technology will lead to a brighter future for lawyers (starts at 42:00).

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Bags South Africa’s Webber Wentzel

9 April 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

Leading South African law firm, Webber Wentzel, has announced it has chosen legal AI company Luminance to provide doc review services for M&A transactions.

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Webber Wentzel deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform in South Africa

9 April 2018 | Press Release

Leading South African law firm, Webber Wentzel, has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions. The agreement marks another major international win for the fast-growing AI platform.

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Delphi announces the adoption of Luminance’s AI technology

6 April 2018 | Press Release

One of the leading commercial law firms in Sweden, Delphi, has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to transform its contract review processes for M&A due diligence.

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Arendt & Medernach becomes the latest law firm to deploy Luminance’s artificial intelligence

5 April 2018 | Press Release

Leading independent business law firm, Arendt & Medernach, has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for multi-language M&A transactions. The firm is also the first to trial Version 3.0 and the real estate functionality of the platform.

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Luminance takes home three awards at The Techies 2018

23 February 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, has been awarded for ‘Enterprise Startup of the Year’ and ‘Best Data/Analytics Technology of the Year’ at The Techies 2018, hosted by Techworld. The company also took home the final award of the night, ‘The Grand Prix’, for overall excellence in the UK tech sector.

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Podcast: 'Taking Away the Boring Part' of Law, Luminance CEO Says Machine Learning's 'A Given'

22 February 2018 | Legaltech News

In this podcast, Foges discusses lawyers “getting sick of the robot lawyer shaking hands,” not having to ever “share a platform with Pepper again,” and how Luminance, along with other technologies, are already making corporate law firms more competitive.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Bags Brisbane Firm, McCullough Robertson

15 February 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

UK legal AI company, Luminance, has bagged another client in the Asia-Pacific region, this time in the shape of mid-size Australian law firm, McCullough Robertson, which is based in Brisbane.

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McCullough Robertson adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

15 February 2018 | Press Release

Leading independent Australian law firm McCullough Robertson has deployed Luminance’s machine learning technology for due diligence in corporate M&A transactions.

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Luminance achieves ISO 27001:2013

12 February 2018 | Legal IT Insider

Luminance, which recently announced Version 3.0 of its machine learning platform, has established a heavyweight security advisory board to provide expert guidance on its information security principles.

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Luminance reinforces commitment to information security

12 February 2018 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal industry, announces today its successful ISO 27001:2013 certification from BSI (Business Standards Institution), reinforcing the company’s commitment to information security and confidentiality of client data.

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AI News: Luminance announces deal with Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå

7 February 2018 | Legal IT Insider

Moll Wendén’s decision to deploy Luminance demonstrates its commitment to extending its position as a leading firm in the Swedish legal profession.

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Luminance announces partnership with Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå

8 February 2018 | Press Release

Swedish law firm Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå has chosen Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve the contract review processes for its work in Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) transactions.

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‘Two birds and a robot’ as global firm adopts AI

5 February 2018 | Australasian Lawyer

Due diligence in M&A deals will be supported by an artificial intelligence solution at Bird & Bird following a successful two-office trial.

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Dentons werkt mee aan global startup community, Bird & Bird duikt op AI

5 February 2018 | Advocatie

Internationale advocatenkantoren Dentons en Bird & Bird hebben nieuwe stappen gezet op het gebied van respectievelijk toenadering tot startups en Artificial Intelligence.

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Bird & Bird deploys artificial intelligence technology

2 February 2018 | The Global Legal Post

International law firm Bird & Bird has chosen Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to assist with its contract review for M&A due diligence.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Opens in Singapore; Bags Bird & Bird

1 February 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

UK-based legal AI company, Luminance, is to open an office in Singapore to meet increasing demand in the Asia-Pacific for doc review automation. The fast-growing legal AI venture said that this move follows winning several clients in Singapore and Australia.

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Bird & Bird take off with Luminance AI

1 February 2018 | Legal IT Insider

Bird & Bird has chosen Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to assist with its contract review for M&A due diligence.

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International law firm Bird & Bird deploys artificial intelligence technology from Luminance

31 January | Press Release

International law firm Bird & Bird has chosen Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform to assist with its contract review for M&A due diligence. The announcement of the deal follows a successful trial of the technology across the firm’s London and Stockholm offices.

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View from the market: AI has truly come of age

9 January 2018 | Legal IT Insider

In 2017, artificial intelligence in the legal profession truly came of age. This makes it a hugely exciting time to be innovating in the sector, says Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance.

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Spanish Lawyers Warm to AI as Luminance Bags Araoz & Rueda

8 January 2018 | Artificial Lawyer

Spanish lawyers appear to be warming to the use of legal AI systems for document review as another law firm, in this case, Araoz & Rueda, has chosen UK-based Luminance for the automation of its M&A due diligence work.

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Emily Foges Interview: The CEO Forum

28 December 2017 | The CEO Forum

Two leaders, Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance, and Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace, share how artificial intelligence is transforming law firms and cybersecurity.

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New company joins trend of combining AI and law

28 December 2017 | Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Luminance, an artificial intelligence technology company, recently opened its U.S. headquarters in Chicago and some law firms in the city have already signed on to use it.

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Araoz & Rueda selects Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology for M&A

20 December 2017 | Press Release

Leading independent Spanish law firm Araoz & Rueda has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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US Top 100 firm Holland & Knight signs up with Luminance

18 December 2017 | Legal IT Insider

In a second major US win since opening in Chicago last month, US top 100 firm Holland & Knight LLP, which has more than 1250 lawyers in 27 offices, has deployed Luminance’s machine learning technology to increase the efficiency of its due diligence process.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Bags Holland & Knight in US Firm Win

18 December 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

US law firm, Holland & Knight, has today announced it will be working with Luminance to exploit the UK company’s legal AI doc review capability for due diligence, securities and real estate matters, as well as knowledge management.

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Holland & Knight deploys artificial intelligence technology from Luminance

18 December 2017 | Press Release

Holland & Knight LLP (“H&K”), one of the largest firms in North America with more than 1250 lawyers in 27 offices, has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve H&K’s delivery of legal services through increased efficiency and new capabilities.

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What Do Legal AI Co. Luminance’s Latest Client Wins Mean?

15 December 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

Legal AI company Luminance has continued to expand its client base with two new wins, one in Indiana, USA, Ice Miller, and one in Edinburgh and London, UK, Dickson Minto. But what does it mean?

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Dickson Minto announces the adoption of AI technology

14 December 2017 | Press Release

Dickson Minto has selected Luminance as its artificial intelligence platform for due diligence after a competitive selection process and pilot exercise.

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Dickson Minto signs up to Luminance in talent war push

13 December 2017 | The Lawyer

Scottish-headquartered Dickson Minto has become the latest law firm to sign up to artificial intelligence provider Luminance..

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Significant US win for Luminance as Ice Miller signs up for its ‘plug & play’ technology

13 December 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Indianapolis law firm Ice Miller has signed up with Luminance to streamline and speed up its due diligence processes for M&A transactions in a significant US win for the Cambridge-headquartered company, which only recently opened it first US headquarters in Chicago.

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Ice Miller LLP adopts market-leading artificial intelligence platform from Luminance

13 December 2017 | Press Release

Luminance announces that it has signed an agreement with US law firm Ice Miller LLP to deploy its artificial intelligence technology to streamline the firm’s due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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Nordics Embrace Legal AI As Luminance Bags MAQS

11 December 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

Swedish law firm MAQS Advokatbyrå has chosen legal AI company Luminance for its M&A due diligence work as the uptake of AI systems across the Nordics accelerates.

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MAQS embraces Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

8 December 2017 | Press Release

Swedish law firm MAQS Advokatbyrå has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology, transforming its M&A department by streamlining the due diligence process.

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Slaughters ramps up Luminance investment in $10m round

29 November 2017 | The Lawyer

Slaughter and May has invested in artificial intelligence platform Luminance as part of a $10m Series A funding round.

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Slaughter and May contributes to £10m funding round for AI startup Luminance

29 November 2017 | LegalWeek

Slaughter and May has invested in artificial intelligence (AI) platform Luminance as part of a $10m (£7.5m) funding round that values the company at $50m (£37m).

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Luminance, a London startup using AI to help lawyers, just raised $10m

29 November 2017 | City A.M.

A startup that's developing artificial intelligence to help lawyers do their job better has raised fresh funding and plans to expand to the US.

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Luminance closes $10m Series A funding valuing the company at $50m

29 November 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Luminance has closed a $10m Series A funding round that values the company at $50 million.

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Legal AI Gains Traction as U.K. Startup Targets U.S.

29 November 2017 | Bloomberg

Luminance gets $10 million from Talis Capital, others for North American expansion.

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Luminance completes Series A funding round at $50M valuation; Opens U.S. headquarters in Chicago

29 November 2017 | Press Release

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, has closed a $10m Series A funding round that values the company at $50 million.

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Chapman Tripp says artificial intelligence automates tasks, not jobs

21 November 2017 | NBR

Chapman Tripp joins a growing number of white-collar firms to embrace AI technology.

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Luminance won't impact grads: Chapman Tripp

21 November 2017 | Sky News

Tapping into artificial intelligence will give law firm Chapman Tripp the opportunity to grow its legal business beyond what it does today and won't impact the number of graduates it hires, says technology partner Bruce McClintock.

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Leading NZ firm launches new cloud-based business

20 November 2017 | Australasian Lawyer

Zeren also uses artificial intelligence including machine learning to streamline large-scale document reviews, such as needed in M&A due diligence.

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Chapman Tripp Step Into The Brave New Law Tech World of Artificial Intelligence

20 November 2017 | Law Fuel

Chapman Tripp have firmly entered the legal tech world with the launch today of their new legal documentation service, employing artificial intelligence and marrying tech and legal expertise into a new service offering.

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Top Kiwi Firm, Chapman Tripp, Picks Luminance’s Legal AI Tech

20 November 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

Chapman Tripp, New Zealand’s largest full-service commercial law firm, has selected Luminance’s legal AI doc review capability for due diligence work in domestic and international M&A transactions.

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Chapman Tripp deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence in New Zealand

20 November 2017 | Press Release

Chapman Tripp, New Zealand’s leading full-service commercial law firm, has selected Luminance to provide artificial intelligence technology for due diligence for domestic and international M&A transactions.

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Luminance awarded for Horizontal Innovation and New IT Product of the Year

17 November 2017 | Press Release

Luminance, the leader in artificial intelligence for the legal industry, is pleased to have been recognised with the annual award for ‘Horizontal Innovation’ by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Awards, and ‘New IT Product of the Year’ by the British Legal Technology Awards.

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Finnish law firm TRUST. adopts market-leading artificial intelligence platform from Luminance

7 November 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Finnish law firm TRUST. has taken the lead among Finland’s legal profession by deploying Luminance’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology to streamline due diligence processes for its M&A transactions.

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UK Legal AI Co. Luminance Bags Finnish Law Firm Client

7 November 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

Finnish law firm TRUST. has signed up with UK-based legal AI company, Luminance, to streamline its due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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TRUST. adopts market-leading artificial intelligence platform from Luminance

7 November 2017 | Press Release

Finnish law firm TRUST. has taken the lead among Finland’s legal profession by deploying Luminance’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology to streamline due diligence processes for its M&A transactions.

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Hear experts from Freshfields and Luminance discussing legal AI

12 October 2017 | The Times

For The Times Brief's latest podcast, Jonathan Ames asks a guest panel about whether robots really are about to take over the legal profession

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Rajah & Tann Asia selects Luminance AI technology for M&A

11 October 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Rajah & Tann Asia has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions following a competitive selection process.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Sees Singapore Growth With Rajah & Tann

11 October 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

One of Singapore’s leading legal groups, Rajah & Tann Asia, has adopted legal AI company Luminance for its due diligence process work, in an important client win for the London-based pioneer.

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Rajah & Tann Asia selects Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology for M&A

11 October 2017 | Press Release

Rajah & Tann Asia has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions following a competitive selection process.

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WongPartnership is the first Singapore Law Firm to harness Artificial Intelligence

6 September 2017 | WongPartnership blog

Leading Singapore law firm, WongPartnership LLP takes the lead locally in adopting artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance its due diligence processes for Merger & Acquisition (M&A) transactions. It is part of the firm’s strategy to leverage on technology to optimise legal services for its clients.

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Singapore Opens to Legal AI Via Luminance/WongPartnership Deal

6 September 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

UK-based legal AI company, Luminance, has announced that it has started working with leading Singapore law firm WongPartnership, marking a new front in the growth of AI adoption on a global scale.

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WongPartnership adopts artificial intelligence technology from Luminance

6 September 2017 | Press Release

Luminance announces that it has started working with top Singaporean law firm WongPartnership LLP. WongPartnership has taken the lead in Singapore in adopting artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance its due diligence processes for merger & acquisition (M&A) transactions.

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Corrs adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

29 August 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Luminance announced that it has started working with Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Corrs is initially deploying Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline due diligence processes for M&A transactions

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Corrs deploys Luminance's artifical intelligence for deals

29 August 2017 | The Global Legal Post

Australian law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth is initially deploying Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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Bech-Bruun deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

29 August 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Bech-Bruun will benefit from the technology’s ability to understand documents in any language much faster than humans can, freeing up its expert lawyers to spend more time on evaluation.

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Bech-Bruun deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology for M&A

29 August 2017 | Press Release

Top-tier Danish law firm Bech-Bruun has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions. This is another major win for Luminance, the fast-growing AI platform that already counts the UK’s Slaughter and May and Spain’s Uría Menéndez as clients.

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Corrs adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

25 August 2017 | Press Release

Luminance announces that Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, is deploying Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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Luminance Announces That it Has Started Working with CAS

14 August 2017 | Legal IT Professionals

Having already helped a number of leading law firms to improve their due diligence practice, this latest contract win reflects Luminance’s ability to accelerate the value that a broader range of legal providers can add.

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Legal AI + ALSP Team Up Again: Luminance Links with Carillion

14 August 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

In what now appears to be a clear trend, another alternative legal services provider (ALSP) has linked with a legal AI company to provide more efficient document review services. In this case it is CAS (Carillion Advice Services) teaming up with UK-based legal AI company, Luminance.

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Luminance signs up legal service provider CAS to use artificial intelligence technology

14 August 2017 | Press Release

Luminance announces that it has started working with CAS (Carillion Advice Services), a leading innovator in managed legal services. Having already helped a number of leading law firms to improve their due diligence practice, this latest contract win reflects Luminance’s ability to accelerate the value that a broader range of legal providers can add.

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Event: London Law Expo

21 September 2017 | London

Luminance are proud to sponsor the London Law Expo. The event will explore a range of topics and issues surrounding the profitability, performance and IT security of law firms and legal businesses.

Luminance will be exhibiting at the event and CEO Emily Foges will be speaking at the conference.

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Event: Briefing 5P

21 September 2017 | London

Luminance is pleased to be sponsoring the Briefing 5P event in London. The event will focus on the legal industry progressing beyond the traditional tools used to better business practices.

Luminance will be exhibiting at this event and CEO Emily Foges will be speaking at the conference.

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Event: Event: Nordic Legal Tech Day

21 September 2017 | London

Luminance is proud to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the Nordic Legal Tech day in Stockholm. The full day conference will host exhibitions and key notes on the digitization of the legal industry.

Luminance will be demonstrating their market-leading artificial intelligence at the event. Luminance CEO Emily Foges will be speaking as a panellist addressing the topic; “Legal AI – Where it Stands Today and What it Means For Lawyers and Clients”. The panel will be moderated by Richard Tromans of Artificial Lawyer.

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Event: AFME European Compliance and Legal Conference

19-20 September 2017 | London

Luminance will be attending the AFME European Compliance and Legal Conference. The event, held in London, will bring together law firms and compliance officers to discuss the key issues facing legal and compliance teams within the European financial sector.

Dr Mike Lynch, the founder of Luminance Investor Invoke Capital, will be a panellist at the event. The panel will address how developments in technology will impact compliance and litigation.

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El sector legal da sus primeros pasos para convertirse en 4.0

17 July 2017 | Expansión

También indicado para las due diligences es Luminance, herramienta basada en la inteligencia artificial que ha sido desarrollado por un grupo de expertos de la Universidad de Cambridge.

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Legal AI Market Expands

14 July 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

Leading Italian law firm Portolano Cavallo has signed up with legal AI company Luminance to use its technology for M&A due diligence work.

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Luminance and HighQ Announce Product Integration to Automate Data Management

14 July 2017 | Legaltech News

Due diligence artificial intelligence software provider Luminance and data collaboration platform HighQ, both London-based companies, recently announced a product integration that will allow users to pipeline data from HighQ into Luminance for processing.

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Portolano Cavallo punta sul software inglese

10 July 2017 | La Repubblica

Lo studio legale Portolano Cavallo conferma il ruolo di apripista per quanto concerne l’innovazione del mercato legale italiano, portando in Italia per la prima volta Luminance, la piattaforma di intelligenza artificiale sviluppata dai matematici dell’università di Cambridge e dedicata al mondo legale che utilizza software di apprendimento automatico per leggere e analizzare contratti e altri documenti, migliorando l’efficienza di procedure come quelle di due diligence e non solo.

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Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology deployed by Italian law firm Portolano Cavallo

6 July 2017 | Press Release

Luminance has been selected by the law firm Portolano Cavallo, in the first Italian client win for the leader in artificial intelligence for the legal industry.

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Luminance now integrates with HighQ

4 July 2017 | Legal IT Professionals

The HighQ integration will allow Luminance clients who use HighQ as part of their M&A transaction process to synchronise documents from their HighQ data room with the Luminance system for analysis and intensive review.

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Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology integrates with HighQ’s enterprise collaboration platform

4 July 2017 | Press Release

Luminance, the artificial intelligence platform for the legal industry, is pleased to announce its technology is now fully integrated with HighQ’s market-leading collaboration and data room platform.

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Gilbert + Tobin adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology

3 July 2017 | Press Release

Leading Australian law firm Gilbert + Tobin has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions.

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Luminance awarded Best AI Product in Legal

21 June 2017 | Legal IT Professionals

Luminance received its award in recognition of the transformational effect its AI platform confers on M&A lawyers during legal due diligence and other contract review processes. Other winners on the night included Tesla and DeepMind.

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Luminance awarded Best AI Product in Legal

21 June 2017 | Press Release

Luminance, the leader in artificial intelligence for the legal industry, is pleased to have been awarded ‘Best AI Product in Legal’ at the inaugural CogX AI Innovation Awards in London.

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Adopt or Perish? Attorneys and Vendors Battle Over AI Adoption

14 June 2017 | Legaltech News

One of Legalweek West's most highly trafficked panels, "AI and Automation: Game Changers for the Legal Marketplace," featured a lively and heated discussion between panelists and audience members about the potential and current role of automation and artificial intelligence in legal organizations.

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Luminance notches up another Nordic client with Cederquist win

1 June 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Luminance has secured another Nordic client win, with its machine learning-based due diligence tool having been selected by top-ranked Stockholm law firm Cederquist following a competitive pitch.

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Luminance’s artificial intelligence selected by Cederquist

1 June 2017 | Press Release

Following a competitive bid, Luminance has been selected by top-ranked Stockholm law firm Cederquist to use its market-leading artificial intelligence technology, in another Nordic client win for the fast-growing London start-up.

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Luminance wins major asset manager Arcadis as new client

17 May 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Arcadis will use Luminance’s AI technology to improve its legal document review and management processes for private equity and sovereign wealth fund clients.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Ventures into Real Estate Sector

17 May 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

UK legal AI company, Luminance is to start working with real estate consultancy, Arcadis, which is also its first publicly announced client win outside the legal sector.

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Luminance wins major asset manager Arcadis as new client

17 May 2017 | Press Release

Luminance announces that it has started working with Arcadis, a leading asset manager, marking the first deployment of Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology in a company beyond the legal sector.

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Perez-Llorca latest to sign up to Luminance

15 May 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Leading Spanish independent firm Pérez-Llorca has become the latest law firm to sign up to machine learning-backed contract review tool Luminance, just days after a similar announcement from Iberian giant Uría Menéndez.

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Pérez-Llorca using Luminance’s artificial intelligence for due diligence

15 May 2017 | Press Release

One of Spain’s leading independent law firms, Pérez-Llorca, has selected Luminance for accelerated document review as part of its expanding M&A practice.

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Event: Legaltech West Coast

12-13 June 2017 | San Francisco

Luminance is proud to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming Legaltech West Coast conference. The conference, taking place in the heart of San Francisco, brings together legal teams to explore the practical solutions needed drive to your technology, talent and business objectives forward. CEO Emily Foges will moderate the panel ‘AI & Automation: Game Changers for the Legal Marketplace’. Demonstrations of Luminance’s market-leading AI technology will also be available at stand 402.

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Uria signs up with Luminance for contract review

8 May 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Slaughter and May’s Spanish best friend Uría Menéndez has signed up with AI-backed contract review provider Luminance.

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Luminance AI technology deployed in over 110 transactions

8 May 2017 | Press Release

Company also announces new partnership with major Spanish law firm Uría Menéndez

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Artificial intelligence closes in on the work of junior lawyers

4 May 2017 | Financial Times

‘Lawtech’ sifts and summarises data with speed and precision to replace routine tasks

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Luminance could raise GBP 10m - GBP 20m round within coming year

25 April 2017 | Mergermarket

UK-based legal technology (LegalTech) company Luminance could raise another round of financing within the next year, according to Vanessa Colomar, a Luminance board member and a partner and the head of communications at shareholder Invoke Capital.

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Event: KM Legal UK 2017

24-25 May 2017 | London

Luminance is a sponsor of the 18th KM Legal UK conference. The event will help law firms take their knowledge management strategies to the next level and understand what the future holds in this growing sector. Luminance CEO Emily Foges will speak as part of the panel "How AI will support the business of law an how your clients are responding to change". Demonstrations of our market-leading AI technology will also be available.

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Startups spy an opportunity in the power of AI and automation

10 April 2017 | The Independent

Teaching, law and medicine have become a battleground for startups and investors eager to disrupt with artificial intelligence.

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Interview: Emily Foges – CEO of AI Co. Luminance

7 April 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

Artificial Lawyer recently caught up with Emily Foges, the CEO of UK-based legal AI company, Luminance, which is backed by law firm Slaughter and May and Invoke Capital and launched in September last year.

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Roschier to deploy Luminance’s contract analysis AI technology for due diligence

31 March 2017 | Legal IT Professionals

Leading Nordic law firm Roschier is using Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve the efficiency of its due diligence in M&A transactions.

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Luminance Bags 4th Client with Nordic Firm Roschier

31 March 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

UK-based legal AI due diligence company, Luminance, has signed a new deal with another European law firm, this time in the shape of Nordic-focused, Roschier, providing its fourth publicly named client since its launch last year.

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Wins 2nd European Law Firm Client

24 March 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

London-based legal AI due diligence company, Luminance, has bagged a second European law firm as a client in the shape of Norway’s BA-HR.

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Roschier to deploy Luminance’s contract analysis AI technology for due diligence

31 March 2017 | Press Release

Leading Nordic law firm Roschier is using Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve the efficiency of its due diligence in M&A transactions.

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BA-HR signs up to Luminance

24 March 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Machine learning-backed due diligence tool Luminance has secured another continental European client, as leading Norwegian firm BA-HR deploys its software to speed up the corporate review process, including tagging clauses in Norwegian.

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Norway’s BA-HR using Luminance’s artificial intelligence for due diligence

24 March 2017 | Press Release

BA-HR, one of Norway’s leading law firms, has widely deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve the efficiency of its transaction due diligence.

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Chatbots and smart tech in law

23 March 2017 | Raconteur

Strategic use of artificial intelligence by law firms is set to become a deciding factor for future success by improving client relationships and increasing profitability.

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10 top legal disruptions

23 March 2017 | Raconteur

From next-generation law firms to chatbots and tech-powered legal advice, here are ten startups transforming legal services.

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Robots aren't destroying middle-class jobs yet — just doing all our boring paperwork

12 March 2017 | Business Insider

Law firm Slaughter and May have been quick to jump on the AI bandwagon, helping to train startup Luminance's AI programme to sort through files in the due diligence process.

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The arms race - City rivals ramp up AI tech for the battles ahead

8 March 2017 | Legal Business

After a 2016 inflection point for automation, which City players are going beyond the hype and pushing ahead in the use of AI?

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Event: Lexpo

8-9 May 2017 | Amsterdam

Luminance is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of Lexpo: the Legal Innovation Event. The conference features top industry experts and aims to inspire attendees to prepare for the future of the global legal industry. Luminance will present a talk at the event and demonstrations of our pioneering AI technology will be available to attendees.

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Event: Future Lawyer Summit

4 May 2017 | London

Luminance is excited to be exhibiting and demonstrating its advanced artificial intelligence technology at the upcoming Future Lawyers Summit. CEO Emily Foges will speak on the panel ‘AI- a lawyer’s best friend?’ alongside other leading industry figures. The one-day conference will focus on how technology can be harnessed to increase profits and the changing face of the modern legal industry.

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Blog: How Artificial Intelligence can Transform Due Diligence: Panel Summary

13 February 2017 | Luminance Blog

The Luminance team flew out to New York for our first Legaltech conference at the end of January. We had a fantastic time speaking to lawyers from around the world, but the highlight of the week was our panel discussion on Wednesday, held to a packed house...

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Luminance Awarded ‘Best AI in Legal Tech’

14 February 2017 | Press Release

Luminance, a pioneer of artificial intelligence for the legal industry, has been named Best AI in Legal Tech by the Global Annual Achievement Awards for Artificial Intelligence.

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Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance, on disrupting the legal sector and reaching a $20m valuation

5 February 2017 | Tech City News

Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance, talked about disrupting the legal sector, her predictions for the industry and her 36-person paella pan.

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Dutch Law Firm uses Luminance’s AI to streamline M&A due diligence

26 January 2017 | Press Release

Luminance, a pioneer of artificial intelligence for the legal industry, today announced that law firm Houthoff Buruma is deploying Luminance’s contract analytics technology to improve the efficiency of their due diligence process in M&A transactions...

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Luminance Bags Top Dutch Firm, Houthoff Buruma, as 2nd Client to Go Public

26 January 2017 | Artificial Lawyer

UK-based legal AI company, Luminance, has secured leading Dutch law firm Houthoff Buruma as a client for its due diligence system, making this its second publicly announced client win after launching with Slaughter and May last year.

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Houthoff Buruma to deploy Luminance

26 January 2017 | Legal IT Insider

Leading Dutch firm Houthoff Buruma is deploying Luminance’s contract analytics technology to improve the efficiency of its due diligence process in M&A transactions...

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Event: ABA Techshow

15-18 March 2017 | Chicago

Luminance is excited to be attending the ABA TechShow 2017 in Chicago, USA. The ABA TechShow Conference and Expo is one of America’s largest legal technology conferences, where lawyers, legal professionals, and technology all come together. For three days, attendees learn about the most useful and practical technologies available. Luminance will be exhibiting and CEO Emily Foges will give a presentation on our ground-breaking contract analysis technology.

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Event: Knowledge Management Forum

9 March 2017 | London

Luminance is sponsoring the sixth annual Thomson Reuters Knowledge Management Forum, taking place on 9 March 2017 in London. The conference will examine what critical knowledge is, how it can help drive down costs and what current and future disruptors to the KM world may look like. Luminance will be presenting two TED-format sessions, and demonstrations of our technology will be available.

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Event: Briefing Horizons

22 February 2017 | London

Luminance will be sponsoring the Briefing Horizons event “Waking up to cognitive technology: artificial intelligence in law firms”, taking place on the 22 February 2017 in London. The conference looks at the debate about whether AI will have a radical impact on the legal profession. Murray Cox, a partner in Slaughter and May’s corporate and commercial department, will present a case study together with Luminance CEO Emily Foges, exploring how the firm has put Luminance into practise over the past months.

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Event: Legaltech New York Panel Discussion

1 February 2017 | New York

Luminance will be hosting a panel discussion on 1 February 2017 as part of Legaltech in New York. Three M&A experts will explore how their firms have adopted the technology over the past six months, discussing what added value the technology has provided, as well as issues and challenges.

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Legal-tech startup Luminance valued at $20m after investment from Talis Capital

15 December 2016 | The Tech Portal

Luminance, an AI-powered platform that seeks to disrupt the legal due diligence process, has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Talis Capital, valuing the company at more than $20 million. The company, which is a spin out of the University of Cambridge, received $3 million from Invoke Capital, Mike Lynch’s tech investment vehicle, in September...

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LegalTech startup Luminance valued at $20m following investment from Talis Capital

15 December 2016 | Tech City News

Luminance, an AI-powered platform that seeks to disrupt the legal due diligence process, has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Talis Capital, valuing the company at more than $20m. The company, which spun out of the University of Cambridge, received $3m from Invoke Capital, Mike Lynch’s tech investment vehicle, in September...

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Legal AI Co. Luminance Receives New Investment, Values at Over $20m

15 December 2016 | Artificial Lawyer

AI legal document review company Luminance has secured funding from Talis Capital, which values the company at over $20 million. Luminance, which has a special focus on due diligence, launched in September with the backing of Mike Lynch’s Invoke Capital and Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May...

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Talis Capital Backs Luminance as Tenth Deployment Completed

15 December 2016 | Press Release

Luminance, a pioneer of artificial intelligence for the legal industry, has secured funding from Talis Capital, which values the company at over $20 million. Launched in September, with the backing of Invoke Capital and Magic Circle law firm Slaughter & May, demand for Luminance’s product is growing rapidly, with the company recently completing its tenth data room project...

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Will robots actually take your job?

4 December 2016 | Raconteur

Listen to the teams from IBM Watson, Google DeepMind or Facebook AI Research and you could be forgiven for thinking you’re sitting front and centre in the prequel to Sarah Connor’s nightmares played out in The Terminator series or the beginnings of a journey to an encounter with HAL 9000 of Arthur C. Clarke’s prescient 2001: A Space Odyssey...

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Blog: The needle in the haystack: how Luminance’s AI goes beyond keyword search

5 October 2017 | Luminance Blog

How is Luminance different to systems based on keyword search? It’s a question we thought was worth expanding on in the wake of our recent launch. First, let’s define keyword search. This simply takes a string of characters entered by a user and compares it to all other strings of characters in the dataset to find a match...

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Event: British Legal Technology Forum 2016

14 March 2017 | London

Luminance will be exhibiting and speaking at the British Legal Technology Forum in London on 14 March 2017. BLTF is Europe’s largest legal technology conference, with an estimated 1,200 attendees from across the legal and commercial technology sectors. The event will be chaired by Richard Susskind, leading AI writer and co-author of The Future of the Professions.

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Event: LegalTech New York 2017

2 February 2017 | New York

Luminance will be attending the LegalTech conference in New York between the 31st January and 2nd February 2017. Legaltech, an ALM event, is a bi-coastal event that occurs twice a year. It is the premier legal technology host for the legal community.

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Event: AI Europe 2016

5-6th December 2016 | London

Luminance will be exhibiting in the startup zone of AI European London on 5th and 6th December 2016. The conference covers the most recent advances in artificial intelligence at a critical moment in history for the application of AI to business practise. Luminance will be giving a 30 minute demonstration in the startup zone which will be open to all conference attendees.

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Event: ILTA Insight 2016

17th November 2016 | London

Luminance is exhibiting at the International Legal Technology Association’s 2016 Insight conference, to be held in London on November 17th. With a strong focus on education and conversation, we’re excited to be a part of one of the legal technology sector’s top conferences.

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Event: iTech Law Conference 2016

9-11 November 2016 | Madrid

Luminance will be sponsoring the 2016 International Technology Law Association Conference, held between 9th and 11th November in the Westin Palace Madrid. iTech Law is a global forum for the exchange of ideas and in-depth examination of issues relating to technology and communication, with a membership of lawyers specialising in technology law. Luminance will also have a stand where attendees can receive a demonstration of the technology.

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Event: London LawExpo 2016

11 October 2016 | London

Luminance is excited to announce that we will be attending the London LawExpo conference on the 11th October 2016. Our CEO, Emily Foges, will be giving a talk on the topic “Transforming Due Diligence through Artificial Intelligence” at 3pm on the TechHub stand. Luminance will also have a stand where attendees can receive a demonstration of the technology.

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Tech billionaire Mike Lynch: 'You're seeing the beginning of a new age'

17 September 2016 | Business Insider

This Wednesday, the tech billionaire investor announced an investment in Luminance, a newly launched startup that uses artificial technology...

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Invoke Capital takes stake in Luminance

14 September 2016 | Sky News

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Mike Lynch backs tech project on M&A due diligence

14 September 2016 | Financial Times

Mike Lynch, former chief executive of UK software group Autonomy, is backing a British start-up that uses artificial intelligence...

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'It gives them their lives back'

14 September 2016 | Legal Week

Slaughters chief on what artificial intelligence means for associates...

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Luminance Automates Mergers With Robot Lawyer AI

14 September 2016 | Inverse

Luminance, a UK startup, widely released an A.I. on Wednesday that can read through reams of papers and flag up potential issues...

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Lawyers replaced by robots? UK start-up aims to cut out 'grunt work'

14 September 2016 | Reuters

The entrepreneur behind British software company Autonomy has invested in a start-up called Luminance that uses artificial intelligence...

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Mike Lynch’s Invoke Capital invests $3m in AI startup Luminance

14 September 2016 | Tech City News

Founded by a combination of laywers and mathematicians, and based on research and development at the University of Cambridge...

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Time for Robo-lawyer? Mike Lynch backs Cambridge law-tech start-up Luminance

14 September 2016 | Cambridge News

Cambridge business big-shot Mike Lynch is backing a start-up which aims to harness the power of machine learning in the legal process...

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Slaughter and May becomes latest magic circle firm to embrace artificial intelligence

14 September 2016 | Legal Cheek

Uber-traditional magic circle outfit Slaughter and May has become the latest firm to put pen to paper on a deal that will see it use artificial intelligence (AI). The system (or cool robot as Legal Cheek likes to think of it) is called Luminance, and has been created by a team of lawyers and mathematicians....

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Luminance Launches with Backing of Invoke Capital and in Collaboration with Slaughter and May

14 September 2016 | Press Release

Invoke Capital, the technology investment fund dedicated to unlocking the potential of European technology, today announces its investment in Luminance, which harnesses advances in machine learning to transform the legal due diligence process....

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