New grant will give law firms in Singapore up to 70% subsidy on new technology
SINGAPORE – 9 May 2019 – Singaporean legal firms can now access faster and more efficient cloud-based eDiscovery after LegalComet, in partnership with Nuix, was appointed as a preferred vendor for the Government’s Tech-celerate for Law programme.
The Tech-celerate for Law programme gives law firms in Singapore access to a S$3.68m fund to help implement new technology. The fund, announced by the Ministry of Law, the Law Society of Singapore, Enterprise Singapore and the Infocomm Media Development Authority offers law firms up to 70% funding for their first-year technology adoption costs.
LegalComet – owned by Rajah & Tann Technologies Pte Ltd, and eDiscovery partner – Nuix, a global risk, compliance and security software company, will showcase their LegalComet eDiscovery Cloud powered by Nuix solution to local law practises at the Tech-celerate for Law Event this month. The solution is a cloud eDiscovery platform that enables lawyers to index, search and extract meaningful information from a range of electronic formats including documents, emails, text, images and social media.
“We’re proud to have been selected as an advanced categories vendor for Tech-celerate for Law with our partner Nuix, ‘’ says LegalComet Founder Michael Lew. “We’re looking forward to supporting more firms seeking to reduce the time and money they spend on the discovery process with LegalComet eDiscovery Cloud. Our solution offers advanced analytics, a visual document review, predictive coding and much more allowing users to quickly cull, review and code data of any size. It’s also easy to use and being Cloud-based, does not require expensive hardware updates.”
Paul Muller, Nuix CEO Asia Pacific & Japan, says more and more law firms are seeking to adopt new technology from artificial intelligence to document automation and online research. “LegalComet eDiscovery Cloud powered by Nuix enables Singaporean law firms to stay ahead of the growing data curve by using predictive coding and advanced analytics to more efficiently review data, giving them a competitive advantage and freeing them up to focus on delivering a higher value service to their clients.
“We’re very pleased to have been chosen as a Tech-celebrate for Law solution along with our partner LegalComet. Nuix has been serving law firms for more than 10 years, and we now have more than 2,000 customers in over 75 countries. Our proven software has been used by the top law firms around the world to ingest and extract relevant data at amazing speed.”
LegalComet (www.legalcomet.com) is Singapore’s leading innovation-driven eDiscovery start-up and in November 2018, was acquired by Rajah & Tann Technologies Pte Ltd (a member of Rajah & Tann Asia). LegalComet provides a comprehensive suite of eDiscovery solutions giving lawyers, investigators and corporate professionals the ability to accurately extract and review the right information with unprecedented speed and unparalleled cost.
LegalComet’s team of leading legal technologists, data scientists, forensic investigators, eDiscovery consultants and technical analysts delivers simply smarter eDiscovery solutions in Asia.