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HighQ announces partnership with top 'Australasian' insurance law firm

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LONDON, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HighQ is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Wotton + Kearney (W+K), a law firm specialising in insurance law with offices across Australia and New Zealand.

With more than 140 specialist insurance lawyers, Wotton + Kearney plans to use HighQ's collaboration platform to securely exchange files with clients and manage portfolios of insurance claims. The firm chose HighQ with a view to improving data security, matter management and collaboration with clients.

Wotton + Kearney prides itself on investing in leading-edge technology to enhance legal service delivery.

"Wotton + Kearney continues to seek out market leading solutions to promote not only innovation, but also drive efficiency for our clients," said David Kearney, Chief Executive Partner. "We strive to ensure our clients see real value for their money, and that starts with adopting smarter approaches to the way we do business. HighQ is a leading visionary in legal technology software, and we are delighted to be working with them to take advantage of the features that will benefit our client relationships."

Founded in 2002, Wotton + Kearney has expanded to become one of the largest insurance law teams in Australasia, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth in Australia and Auckland and Wellington in New Zealand.

In January 2017, W+K became a founding member of a new innovative legal services model called Legalign Global, an alliance with three of the world's leading insurance law firms. Developed in response to increasing globalisation, Legalign Global facilitates a more effective legal services response to global insurers and to their customers participating in multinational insurance programs and works to a common Client Services Charter.

"Wotton + Kearney has a well-earned reputation for innovation, and HighQ continues to help drive change in the legal industry through technology," said James Connor, HighQ vice president for sales in EMEA and APAC. "This is an exciting opportunity to work with such a well-respected firm in this region of the world, and we see this growing relationship as beneficial for all involved.

About Wotton + Kearney
Wotton + Kearney has one focus — insurance law. Since our inception in Sydney in 2002, we have grown to one of Australasia's largest insurance law teams. Our dedication to insurance and deep understanding of the industry sectors in which our clients operate makes us the law firm of choice for some of the largest insurers, brokers and industry participants operating in this region.

About HighQ
HighQ empowers leading law firms and corporate legal teams to transform the way they work and deliver legal services. We unite internal and external teams with social collaboration, secure file sharing, project management, powerful integrations and more, improving data security, efficiency and productivity. Our platform is flexible and user-friendly; by continually offering innovative solutions for all areas of law, we keep our clients ahead in the evolving legal market. For more information, visit highq.com.

Beau Wysong
HighQ
913.303.3100
beau.wysong@highq.com

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