11 May 2022 • 4 Minute Read
The Scottish Arbitration Centre has entered into a strategic technology partnership with Opus 2, a leader in cloud-based collaboration solutions for the legal sector, in order to boost international arbitration in Scotland.
9 May 2022 • 4 Minute Read
Opus 2, the leader in cloud-based solutions for the legal sector, has launched two new solutions – Opus 2 Case Preparation for law firms and Opus 2 Counsel for Chambers.
1 Feb 2022 • Minute Read
After a five-year consultation process, the International Centre of Settlement of Investment Disputes submitted its amended rules for approval by the Administrative Council.
15 Dec 2021 • 3 Minute Read
The guidelines will help all arbitration stakeholders to achieve a more efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly arbitral process and ensure that technology adoption does not compromise the fair conduct of proceedings.
30 Nov 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Opus 2 deployed its hybrid hearings technology to enable an event hosted by the Scottish Arbitration Centre at COP26. What are the lessons for anyone considering a hybrid hearing?
17 Nov 2021 • 3 Minute Read
The International Centre of Settlement of Investment Disputes released its annual report for the fiscal year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
2 Nov 2021 • 2 Minute Read
Rachel joins as Head of APAC to lead Opus 2's strong regional team as we continue to support and partner with our clients on their technology adoption journey.
12 Oct 2021 • 2 Minute Read
Holly joins as Head of Arbitration, Business Development, and will shape our arbitration offerings.
20 Aug 2021 • 2 Minute Read
The UK is consulting on dispute resolution in England and Wales as part of its aim to mainstream non-adversarial DR mechanisms and improve justice.
2 Aug 2021 • 6 Minute Read
Opus 2's Training Manager, Rob Greene discusses the benefits of a connected witness lifecycle in dispute proceedings during the ICC Annual Arbitration & ADR Conference 2021.
22 Jul 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Opus 2 Lex is playing an important part in keeping St Ives Chambers at the cutting-edge of the legal industry.
21 Jul 2021 • 5 Minute Read
In this post, we look at why Opus 2 is completely supplier agnostic regarding VC solutions, and how this approach benefits clients.
9 Jun 2021 • 3 Minute Read
The event boasts a packed agenda tackling a range of hot topics in arbitration head-on including; Climate Change-related disputes, Med-Arb, and Reform of Witness Statement Evidence.
7 Jun 2021 • 6 Minute Read
We were delighted to have supported and taken part in this year’s London International Disputes Week (LIDW) 2021 as Gold Sponsors, tackling the subject of ‘Looking forward: change, challenge and opportunity'.
4 Jun 2021 • 3 Minute Read
We are delighted to have won the Excellence in Litigation and Data Science Award, in recognition of our pioneering virtual hearings solution at this year’s Legal Innovation Awards 2021.
24 May 2021 • 6 Minute Read
With the clock ticking on a complex international hearing, one of Egypt’s leading corporate legal firms instructed Opus 2 to help progress a critical ongoing case.
4 May 2021 • 5 Minute Read
No VC solutions are tailor-made for the unique demands of the legal setting – in this piece we explore the key aspects of applying these technologies successfully across all styles of hearing.
29 Apr 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Through 2021, we are continuing with our focus on enhancing the user experience and scalability. We are preparing to deliver our next key release (version 7.6) in the summer. Here is a closer look at some major themes we are working on.
20 Apr 2021 • 3 Minute Read
Proudly presented by The Law Society of Singapore, this two-day Litigation Conference Workshop looks ahead at the imminent changes to the legal landscape in light of the Civil Justice Reforms.
12 Apr 2021 • 6 Minute Read
Faced with the challenge of rearranging an important hearing, Verisona Law partnered with Opus 2 to conduct their very first virtual hearing…
29 Mar 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Join this webinar to hear experts delve into the fundamental elements arbitration advocates must consider when undertaking their first appointments.
10 Feb 2021 • 4 Minute Read
The acquisition brings together market leaders with complementary legal solutions and continues Opus 2’s drive to build a connected digital practice.
8 Feb 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Charlie Harrel discusses why international arbitration is outperforming litigation in keeping up with its caseload as courts confront logjams worldwide.
5 Feb 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Opus 2’s cloud-based virtual hearings platform gives young practitioners a unique opportunity to test their collaborative skills over a series of preliminary and elimination moots in a completely virtual, international legal environment.
3 Feb 2021 • 3 Minute Read
Opus 2’s newly appointed CEO Martin Coen and Founder Graham Smith-Bernal joined host Ari Kaplan as guests on a recent episode of the Reinventing Professionals podcast.
11 Jan 2021 • 4 Minute Read
Leading London set, Selborne Chambers is the first to implement the newest security enhancement to Opus 2 Lex Chambers Management.
18 Dec 2020 • 5 Minute Read
Opus 2 was proud to take part in the annual Arbitration and ADR Conference held by the International Chamber of Commerce.
1 Dec 2020 • 4 Minute Read
Charlie Harrel of Opus 2 discusses with Thomson Reuters Practical Law the benefits and challenges of using virtual courts and whether they will become a permanent fixture after the pandemic.
30 Nov 2020 • 3 Minute Read
We are thrilled to share news that our Founder, Graham Smith-Bernal, has won a Lifetime Contributor award for Supplier Innovation at the Legal Innovation Awards 2020.
20 Oct 2020 • 6 Minute Read
Professional arbitration and mediator, Simon Gault on how adopting Opus 2 transformed his role as an arbitrator.
6 Oct 2020 • 3 Minute Read
In this podcast, Above The Law chat with Charlie Harrel, COO of Opus 2, about building platforms that make virtual hearings actually work.
1 Sep 2020 • 5 Minute Read
A round-up of From virtual to hybrid - navigating arbitration hearings after COVID-19' from Maxwell Chambers and Opus 2. Watch the webinar in full.
17 Aug 2020 • 4 Minute Read
We were delighted to bring together this webinar with GAR in August, 'Modernise your disputes practice: Building connected teams'.
3 Aug 2020 • 3 Minute Read
In July 2020 Opus 2 were pleased to host a webinar with CIArb on the adoption of virtual hearings due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Jul 2020 • 4 Minute Read
London’s Commercial Court, in collaboration with London International Disputes Week, is pleased to present, Year 126 and onwards: planning for the future of London’s Commercial Court, a virtual seminar as part of the celebration of the Court’s 125th Anniversary.
29 Jun 2020 • 3 Minute Read
In this webinar held on 24 June 2020, the panel reflected on their experiences and lessons learned from recent virtual hearings.
17 Jun 2020 • 4 Minute Read
In a virtual hearing, how do you replace the post-it notes usually passed along in the hearing room, or leaning over the shoulder for a quick word?
3 Jun 2020 • 3 Minute Read
As you investigate solutions to accommodate remote work and virtual proceedings, here are some basic considerations to keep in mind.
1 Jun 2020 • 6 Minute Read
Ian Gaunt, Past President, LMAA provides an introduction to the virtual hearings webinar hosted by LMAA with the IDRC and Opus 2.
27 May 2020 • 5 Minute Read
In this blog post, we cover the key responsibilities of a Virtual Hearing Manager and the benefits of having their support when planning and conducting a virtual hearing.
15 May 2020 • 4 Minute Read
Reduce friction and empower your case team to organise, share and collaborate across your documents, all in one integrated platform.
27 Apr 2020 • 1 Minute Read
As businesses adjust to the “new normal”, law firms have an opportunity to create technology-enhanced services for clients, extending beyond legal advice.
21 Apr 2020 • 4 Minute Read
A collated list of top tips from barristers on how to run seamless virtual hearings.
20 Apr 2020 • 2 Minute Read
Find out more about our upcoming virtual hearings webinar series with ICC Arbitration.
20 Mar 2020 • 2 Minute Read
We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the London International Arbitration Centre to support virtual hearings for dispute resolution, helping legal teams minimise disruptions to their proceedings.
28 Jan 2020 • 1 Minute Read
Dorsey & Whitney is turning to vendor Opus 2 for work that goes beyond disputes, where legal technology established its first beachhead.
29 Nov 2018 • 1 Minute Read
Eversheds Sutherland has partnered with Opus 2 to launch an enterprise licence of our electronic trial platform, under the name CaseReady.
28 Nov 2018 • 1 Minute Read
Eversheds Sutherland has launched CaseReady with Opus 2, a secure cloud-based platform that enables lawyers, clients and counsel to share case materials and work collaboratively.
5 Apr 2018 • 4 Minute Read
Opus 2 becomes the first software business in the legal space to receive the UK’s highest business accolade.
22 Jan 2018 • 1 Minute Read
In a UK-first, law firm BLP has entered into a partnership with litigation tech firm Opus 2 for an innovative new application of its electronic trial platform.
12 Jul 2017 • 1 Minute Read
Opus 2 today released the latest version of its award-winning transcript management and case analysis software, Opus 2 Magnum™.
21 Feb 2017 • 5 Minute Read
As environmental awareness continues to be at the forefront of modern society, it is no surprise that the “paperless” electronic proceedings are handled daily.
2 Feb 2016 • 4 Minute Read
Graham Smith-Bernal, Opus 2 CEO; the British entrepreneur and inventor who left school at 16 and completely transformed how court cases are recorded and reported.