Legartis and Implenia automate contract review in the construction industry

Zurich/Opfikon ZH – Legartis and Implenia want to speed up the review time for comprehensive contracts in the construction industry. The specialist for contract reviews using artificial intelligence (AI) and the international construction company will develop an AI module for this purpose.

Legartis ' Legal AI technology is to be incorporated into a specialized AI module that it will develop together with the multinational construction company Implenia from Opfikon. According to a press release from Legartis, this will enable an automated and AI-supported construction contract review tailored to the industry in future.

Legartis CEO David A. Bloch is quoted as saying that Implenia's industry-specific expertise will be incorporated into Legartis' AI training. "These are ideal conditions for developing a powerful industry solution for AI-assisted building contract inspection." The collaboration between Legartis, which operates from Zurich in the DACH region, and Implenia underlines the commitment of both companies to exploit the possibilities of innovative digital technologies and to establish themselves as pioneers in the legal use of AI in the construction industry.

"The partnership with Legartis is a signal to the construction industry that AI and legal departments are a good match," says Dr. German Grüniger, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Implenia. "For us, the use of AI in the legal sector is an important step in our service strategy and in increasing efficiency." Dr Michael Burkart, Global Head Legal Operations & Strategy at Implenia, expects this to "improve the management of contractual risks, increase standardization and significantly reduce the workload of our legal experts." ce/mm

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