Leading South African Law Firm Employs TLS’s E-Discovery and Hosting Services
NEW YORK, NY, June 25, 2014 – TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS), a leading global provider of legal support services, today announced that it has been working with Webber Wentzel in South Africa to manage the firm’s litigation support services. Webber Wentzel is a leading South African law firm with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Webber Wentzel is using the TLS Relativity Environment to manage litigation documents. As one of the first e-discovery providers to adopt and offer the Relativity platform, TLS has established a reputation as an industry leader in hosting technology. Offering a powerful infrastructure and high-level service capabilities, TLS has achieved “Best in Service” status among Relativity partners.
Webber Wentzel is one of the “Big Five” law firms of South Africa, with a staff of over 400 lawyers. The firm covers a range of practice areas including Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, and Tax.
According to Duncan Wild, Senior Associate at Webber Wentzel, “We selected TLS’s Relativity offerings for our hosting needs because we required a platform and a partner we could fully rely on. TransPerfect’s hosting technology, legal support team, and overall industry expertise are valuable assets to our firm.”
TransPerfect’s Vice President of Discovery Services, Jim Iseman, said, “We take pride in our ability to deliver high quality e-discovery services to our clients around the globe. Our team of experts is dedicated to upholding this standard for Webber Wentzel’s needs in South Africa.”
About TransPerfect Legal Solutions
TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) is an industry leader in global legal support. Founded in 1992, TLS offers a full suite of services, including forensic technology and consulting, e-discovery and early data assessment, managed review and legal staffing, language services, deposition and trial support, and paper discovery and production. With offices in 85 cities across 6 continents, TLS is a trusted partner for every Am Law 200 and Global 100 law firm, as well as the majority of Fortune 500 corporate legal departments. For more information, visit www.transperfectlegal.com.
About Webber Wentzel
Webber Wentzel is a leading South African law firm that aims to work alongside its clients as a trusted adviser, delivering world-class legal expertise and innovative thinking. With a staff of approximately 800 people, including over 400 lawyers, and offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Webber Wentzel’s market-leading position is reinforced by a number of accolades and achievements. The firm’s collaborative alliance with Linklaters provides clients with market-leading support across sub-Saharan Africa through Linklaters’ English Law, New York Law, Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone capability and enables the firms to work on an integrated basis on multi-jurisdictional projects and transactions. Webber Wentzel has a strong network of relationships with law firms across the African continent, for the benefit of clients doing business in Africa. For more information visit www.webberwentzel.com. Follow Webber Wentzel on Twitter: @WebberWentzel.