KC redesigns its technology infrastructure and business processes with next-generation AI-powered ERP and DMS solutions by Logol and Microsoft and a strong focus on compliance and cybersecurity
Zug, 21 March 2022 – Logol, an innovative Swiss technology solutions provider, announces that it has signed an agreement with top Swiss legal firm Kellerhals Carrard to implement a sweeping digital transformation program leaning on ELLE, Logol’s groundbreaking law firm management platform. The three-year, multi-phase project includes a complete rethink of KC’s technology infrastructure, redesign of business processes, implementation of robotic process automation and introduction of state-of-the-art, AI-based cybersecurity solutions. The effort will engage KC’s entire organization and lead to an empowered workplace, enhanced services and an all-new IT-based competitiveness.
“I have been with KC for almost 20 years, during many of which I was involved in defining our company’s innovation roadmap,” says Daniel Alder, Partner at Kellerhals Carrard Zurich and Head of the KC IT Commission. “Today, two decades after the Internet revolution, we are once again facing a season of disruptive change. This time, too, we want to be at the forefront of transformation.”
“Embracing technological innovation becomes crucial for all legal firms, to better leverage resources, optimize workflows and provide superior services to clients,” says Marco Farina, Founder and CEO of Logol. “While the legal sector has not been among the fastest to grasp the advantages of digital transformation, it is a sector that will benefit immensely from the availability of mature and highly secure technologies that will make a great impact in transforming the current business landscape.”
“With ELLE, KC chooses the path to artificial intelligence and robotic process automation provided by Logol and Microsoft specifically for the needs of the legal sector,” continues Daniel Alder. “Joining major innovative movers, we aim to position KC among the first large law firms in Switzerland to be empowered through digital transformation. This ambitious move will allow us to reap the benefits that come with driving the paradigm shift and inspiring not only our own colleagues and teams, but also many clients, partners and law professionals in Europe and worldwide.”
Kellerhals Carrard was initially evaluating a new ERP that could streamline processes, enable new forms of collaboration, provide new services to clients and empower employees. Logol proposed to extend the ERP handover to encompass a broader digital transformation project. Pivoting on the ELLE solution, completely based on Microsoft technology and integrated with the Microsoft 365 suite, Logol redesigned the client’s technological architecture, putting compliance and data security at the heart of the project and enabling anywhere, anytime access to authorized users. ELLE features a broad range of CRM, invoicing and accounting functionalities, taking care of all the daily tasks of a legal practice automatically. Fully integrated solutions for Human Resources, Finance, Payroll, Reporting and Business Intelligence complete the functionality of the ERP platform.
Logol, Swiss provider of cutting-edge technology solutions, brings the extraordinary benefits of digital transformation and artificial intelligence to the business world. Founded in 2017, the Zug-based company focuses on how the relentless pace of technological innovation is driving market trends. In only four years, Logol has successfully deployed more than 100 projects in a range of key sectors, helping clients to optimize costs, uncover new business opportunities and take their organizations into the future. Rapidly expanding throughout Switzerland and internationally, Logol engages a unique team of 50+ highly qualified and experienced digital-native professionals across its offices in Zurich, Zug, Lausanne (Gland) and Chiasso.
ELLE is a state-of-the-art law practice management solution by Logol leveraging the power of artificial intelligence. Designed to seamlessly integrate with existing tools and applications, the platform features a broad range of CRM, invoicing and accounting functionalities, taking care of all the daily tasks of a law firm automatically. Its highly secure, cloud-based architecture enables anywhere anytime access, while advanced AI-based features facilitate user interaction with the system and provide powerful tools to make lawyers’ lives easier. ELLE is a multi-language and multicurrency solution, compliant with GDPR, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 22301 and ISO 9001.
For more information, please visit: www.elle.lawyer
About Kellerhals Carrard
Kellerhals Carrard is one of the leading Swiss commercial law firms. With currently more than 220 professionals (consisting of partners, ofcounsels, associate attorneys, lawyers, tax advisors and notaries) and a total of more than 400 staff, the firm, which has its origins in 1885 (Carrard & Associés) and 1919 (Kellerhals & Partner), is one of the oldest and currently the second largest commercial law firm in Switzerland.
With headquarters in Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne/Sion, Lugano and Zurich, as well as offices in Binningen, Shanghai and Tokyo, Kellerhals Carrard is very well anchored locally and operates regionally, throughout Switzerland and internationally. The firm advises and advocates companies from all industries and business sectors, the public sector, national and international organizations as well as private individuals in all judicial and administrative proceedings in Switzerland and abroad in almost all areas of law. A special focus includes Financial Services, Life Sciences, IMT (Information, Technology, Media), Sports, Energy, Real Estate/Construction as well as Trade and Retail.
The colleagues at Kellerhals Carrard are fluent in German, English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese. In total, they hold 25 international qualifications, including admissions in the USA, England, Germany, the Netherlands, the People’s Republic of China, Italy, France, and Japan. Thanks to active participation in various internationally recognized networks and through strategic partnerships with prestigious law firms in Europe, Asia, USA, South America as well as Australia, the firm has access to all legal services worldwide.
For more information, please visit: www.kellerhals-carrard.ch
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