Consilio Acquires Legal Services Provider Legility
Combined business will leverage complementary strengths to deliver market-leading legal consulting, flexible legal and enterprise talent solutions, and eDiscovery services to corporate legal teams and law firms globally
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 14, 2021 – Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management, and legal consulting services, announced today it has closed the acquisition of Legility, a leading global legal services provider. The acquisition will strengthen Consilio’s enterprise legal services and flexible legal talent solutions offerings. It will also build upon a proven platform delivering a complete legal services experience across a spectrum of client needs worldwide while considerably increasing its European capabilities and solutions.
This acquisition will create greater scale and resources while aligning with our strategy to invest in differentiated solutions that result in consistently exceptional client experience.
“Legility has a proven track record of creating excellent predictive and automated enterprise-wide legal driven processes that blend analytics, purpose-built workflows, and information-driven process improvements that help legal teams achieve operational success,” said Andy Macdonald, CEO of Consilio. “This acquisition unlocks greater scale and resources while aligning with our strategy to invest in differentiated solutions that result in a consistently exceptional client experience."
Legility will enhance Consilio’s resources with a deepened breadth of new talent in managed review, flexible legal talent, enterprise legal solutions, eDiscovery, and investigation & litigation support to corporations and law firms of all sizes. Additionally, Legility gains access to Consilio’s Complete suite of solutions and the scaled experience of the secure global infrastructure spanning the globe to serve cross-border matters efficiently.
“Combining with Consilio is greatly beneficial for both our clients and our team. The broader team will be part of a larger community of experts and have increased resources and capabilities at their disposal to address client challenges across information governance, eDiscovery, and legal operations,” said Barry Dark, CEO of Legility. "An important consideration for Legility was the shared view on where the market is going, and we are particularly interested in expanding together what we can provide to clients in non-eDiscovery legal and compliance domains.”
The transaction is now closed and will be followed by an integration period of several quarters as the two businesses align systems and processes.
For more information on this announcement, visit www.consilio.com.
Consilio is a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management, and legal consulting services. Through its Consilio Complete suite of capabilities, the company supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services, and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise. Consilio has extensive experience in litigation, HSR second requests, internal and regulatory investigations, eDiscovery, document review, information governance, compliance risk assessments, cybersecurity, law department management, contracts management, legal analytics, paper discovery and digital printing, as well as legal recruiting and placement. Consilio employs leading professionals in the industry, applying defensible workflows with patented and industry-proven technology across all phases of the eDiscovery and risk management lifecycle. ISO 27001:2013 certified, the company operates offices, document review and data centers across Europe, Asia, and North America. For more information, please visit us at www.consilio.com.
Legility, a leading provider of technology-enabled legal services, provides consulting, technology, managed solutions, and flexible legal talent to corporations and law firms. The company has more than 1,000 lawyers, engineers, consultants, technology and data specialists, and operational experts serving more than one-third of the Fortune 100 and one-quarter of the Am Law 200. Founded in 2000 as Counsel On Call, Legility helps its clients improve operational efficiency. By combining people, processes, and technology, Legility offers innovative and bundled solutions that align with how the legal market is increasingly looking to engage. www.legility.com