An intelligent alternative

About us 2017-09-12T09:28:01+00:00

Exigent Group Limited is a global legal services outsourcing organization, providing advice and delivering a range of legal services, contract management solutions and business analytical tools aimed at reducing risk, improving compliance and driving process and cost efficiencies for clients in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and South Africa.

Founded in 2003, the company has evolved to become much more than a cheaper alternative for legal document review.  In contrast to other LPOs, which focus on executing a task at a cheaper rate, Exigent delivers solutions to in-house legal teams, law firms and the C-suite, with a strategic approach and use of technology, when this is appropriate.

Exigent offers a range of specialist services with a focus on:

Additional services include personal injury, immigration, document services, financial due diligence and general legal support services including company secretarial, business analytics, virtual support, services and creative and design services.

Contract management for better business decisions

Exigent developed the technology that gives the C-suite the ability to observe, comprehend, guide and report on their business through complete visibility of their contracts.

Exigent’s core strength revolves around Chameleon – a robust proprietary contract management solution.  It’s the winning combination of a commercial risk management platform, a proven methodology and an in-depth international advisory support service.

Chameleon contract management program has evolved to provide a full-service solution through four principal modules, all offered as a stand-alone or combined solution delivered through the cloud.

Chameleon Obligation Management™Chameleon InsightChameleon Inform
This is the Chameleon™ flagship platform and is the central repository with reporting function, giving clients full control and access to all aspects of their contract portfolio.A web-based analytics tool that takes any contract data for in-depth analysis and quickly builds meaningful reports and dynamic dashboardsChameleon Informallows external counsel to use data for better matter management, spend analysis and invoice payment approval, to reduce legal spend


Chameleon DocBuilder™Contract OptimizationContract Discovery
Launched in 2017, this document creation tool combines Exigent’s contract technology with McCarthy Tétrault’s legal acumen to provide an end-to-end solution that reduces document drafting costs by up to 75%.  Chameleon DocBuilder is customizable and allows time, money and resources to be used for higher value contract drafting and review.Launched in 2017, Exigent’s contract optimization is unique in the contract management space as it combines finance, audit, commercial analytics and data visualization skills for the first time.  Exigent uses a proprietary optimization and audit methodology supported by Chameleon technology to provide actionable intelligence and help corporations to use their contract portfolio in a smarter way for greater cost efficiencies and commercial opportunities.Launched in 2017, Exigent allows legal departments to leverage machine-learning technology for fast and effective discovery and processing of contract and policy data.  Using technology, analytics and smart human resources, the service offers organizations at any level of contract management maturity the opportunity to start sorting, analyzing and deriving value from their contract portfolio.


Company milestones

Today Exigent delivers products and services to major corporates and leading law firms in Canada, the UK, the USA, Australia and South Africa on a 24/5 basis from secure centres in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Bangalore and Perth.

Exigent launches its contract optimization service for CFOs, CEOs, GCs and Chiefs of Procurement. Exigent partners with Lexpredict to offer low cost, customizable machine learning-based contract discovery. Exigent launches Chameleon DocBuilder, the automated document creation tool for faster and more efficient contract management

Exigent and Deloitte South Africa partner to deliver a premium full-service eDiscovery product to clients globally

Exigent’s partnership with Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétrault is commended in The Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers report

Exigent enters in a global alliance with Morgan Lewis for cross-border litigation support

Exigent acquires mLegal, a legal services and technology services centre in India servicing clients in USA.  This cements Exigent’s position as a leading global provider with clients in every major market and a leading provider of technology with a specialization in commercial contract management software

Exigent is founded by David Holme and Nicola Stott to meet the demand for more cost-efficient ways of delivering legal services globally. David and Nicola combine years of experience in global financial institutions, including KPMG and Bridgepoint, with a track record of successes in business strategy, strategic marketing planning and execution for professional services organisations

Awards and certifications

Exigent has been recognised as a leading LPO (legal process outsourcing) provider by the leading researcher Nelson Hall.

Exigent has been awarded best global service provider and most innovative provider by the National Outsourcing Association every year since 2013.

Exigent also achieved ISO 27001:2013 accreditation with a strong information security management system (ISMS) in place that distinguishes Exigent from its competitors.

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