Luminance Announces Strategic Partnership with Hitachi Vantara

14 February 2023 |

14 February 2023 | Luminance, the leading AI provider for legal process automation, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., to help deliver Luminance’s advanced AI software to major corporations around the world.

Hitachi Vantara and Luminance share a common goal in providing advanced automation solutions that enable customers to enhance efficiency and optimise operational performance. For many organisations facing tightening budgets, increased efficiency demands and exploding volumes of data in need of storage and review, automation technology is now playing a critical role in every facet of global businesses. Against this backdrop, growing numbers of organisations, including Hitachi Vantara, are turning to Luminance’s AI to automate their legal departments and drive efficiencies across their enterprise.

Having experienced first-hand the ability of Luminance’s AI to revolutionise its contract creation and negotiation processes, Hitachi Vantara will now look to bring Luminance’s next-generation technology to its customer base and beyond. By providing the option to trial Luminance’s award-winning AI when purchasing products and services, Hitachi Vantara will ensure its customers can unlock maximum business value through innovation.

Indeed, with over 500 customers globally, including all the Big Four and multinational corporations including Koch Industries, Liberty Mutual Surety and Avianca Airlines, Luminance’s technology is the first AI in the world that can be used out-of-the-box to take a first pass review of incoming contracts, with in-built knowledge banks suggesting compliant wording for areas that present risk.

Chris Gill, Insurance Director at Hitachi Vantara, said: “In an increasingly busy and uncertain world where time is at a premium, General Counsel across all industries must look at leveraging next-generation technologies such as Luminance to better support supply chain demands and customer needs. As a customer ourselves of Luminance, Hitachi Vantara is experiencing this value first-hand and we are delighted to play an active role in bringing this next-generation technology to our customer base and beyond.”

Eleanor Lightbody, CEO of Luminance, added: “We are delighted to partner with such a prestigious company which, like Luminance, recognises the need to embed innovation in every aspect of a business, not least Legal. Luminance’s AI is crucial for firms looking to futureproof their businesses and we look forward to working alongside the Hitachi Vantara team to help their customers automate labour-intensive legal tasks and redirect resource to high-value work. I am excited to see Luminance’s AI generate value for their customers.”


About Luminance

Luminance is the world’s most advanced AI technology for the legal processing of contracts and documents. Founded by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Luminance’s AI reads and forms a conceptual understanding of documents in any language. Luminance uses this understanding to augment the spectrum of legal matters, from AI-powered contract drafting, negotiation and review to investigations and eDiscovery. Luminance is trusted by over 500 customers in 60 countries, including all of the Big Four consultancy firms, a quarter of the world’s largest law firms and multinational organisations.