Stephenson Harwood implements Recommind’s Decisiv Search

LONDON, MAY 16, 2012 – Recommind, the leader in predictive information management & analysis software, today announced that international law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP, has chosen Recommind’s Decisiv Search as its unified search solution to access documents, matters, expertise across the firm and other media.

Based on Recommind’s CORE™ (Context Optimized Relevancy Engine) platform, the new solution will become the central focus of Stephenson Harwood’s legal know-how environment.

Recommind’s Decisiv Search will provide access to the firm’s distributed information through a single enterprise search platform that is based on powerful and unique concept-based search technology. Stephenson Harwood will also use Recommind’s Matters & Expertise module of Decisiv Search, allowing all partners and staff worldwide to not only quickly and seamlessly search for content, but also to locate colleagues with relevant experience and knowledge of particular subjects within the firm.

“We chose Recommind after a thorough review of the market. Decisiv Search is intuitive and easy to use, and we particularly liked the document preview functionality. We are also impressed with the Recommind team, and the fact that they will be giving us ongoing support gives us confidence about its success. Decisiv Search will help us tie together all these various information sources and provide a more aggregated and efficient work environment that will enable us all to quickly find exactly what we are looking for from one, simple search interface” comments Myra Raggett, Director of Legal Information Services at Stephenson Harwood.

“An effective enterprise search and knowledge management system is absolutely critical to law firms. We are looking forward to working with Stephenson Harwood to create a single search interface that will enable their lawyers to quickly find the information, matters and expertise they need,” said Simon Price, Managing Director at Recommind.

Stephenson Harwood is the latest law firm to adopt Recommind’s search technology. Other law firms already using Recommind’s technology include Mills and Reeves, Clifford Chance, Cassels Brock & Blackwell and Macfarlanes.


About Recommind

Recommind is the leader in predictive information management software, delivering search-powered business applications that transform the way enterprises, government entities and law firms conduct eDiscovery, enterprise search and information governance. Recommind’s solutions are all built on the CORE (Context Optimized Relevancy Engine) platform, which automatically accesses, organizes and analyzes large volumes of information in context from myriad sources. With greater control over and more accurate access to information, organizations can lower risk, heighten productivity, increase the value of information assets and improve competitiveness and profitability. Recommind customers include AstraZeneca, BMW, Cisco, Clifford Chance, Marathon Oil, Morgan Lewis, US Department of Energy (DOE), White & Case and Wilmer Hale. Recommind is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Boston, London, Sydney and Bonn, Germany. For more information go to

About Stephenson Harwood

Stephenson Harwood is a full service international law firm, with over 110 partners and 600 staff worldwide. We act for a wide range of listed and private companies, institutions and individuals.

We have seven offices across Europe and Asia: Guangzhou, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Piraeus, Shanghai and Singapore. Through our network of offices and strong local law firm relationships, we offer clients commercially-focused legal advice across the globe.

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