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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
'It gives them their lives back'
14 September 2016 | Legal Week
Slaughters chief on what artificial intelligence means for associates...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...