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IDRC And Opus 2 Join Forces To Fit Out a New State-Of-The-Art Flagship Hearing Room In London

The new hearing room will deliver an advanced, seamless experience to parties and the tribunal for in-person and hybrid hearings.

The International Dispute Resolution Centre in London, a leading global dispute resolution centre, and Opus 2, the leader in cloud-based solutions for the legal sector, have today announced a joint venture to fit out a state-of-the-art flagship hearing room in IDRC’s dispute resolution centre in London. The purpose-built hearing room will deliver the highest quality, connected experience for all participants in a hearing.

IDRC and Opus 2 have pioneered technology to deliver some of the most advanced and modern hearing facilities for international arbitration for the last decade. On average, 300+ hearings are conducted yearly at the IDRC using Opus 2 Hearings, which uniquely integrates the transcription, evidence presentation and shared bundles in a single connected solution to provide a seamless experience for all users in the venue and joining remotely.

The new flagship hearing room at IDRC’s new premises in London will feature bespoke designs for furniture, layout and hardware designed and developed by Opus 2 to deliver the highest quality experience for participants in the room. In addition to the seamless experience of using Opus 2 Hearings, parties will benefit from clear sight lines, state of the art audio and the versatility of a purpose-built space with integrated screens and customisable views.

Damian Hickman, Chief Executive Officer at IDRC, said:
“We are excited to once again lead the way in modernising and enhancing the hearing room experience with our partner, Opus 2.”

Martin Coen, Chief Executive Officer at Opus 2 said:
“We have led in hearing room design for dispute resolution for the past decade. We are delighted to be working with the IDRC to continue to drive innovation in hearing rooms as the market continues to embrace hybrid hearings.”

The new hearing room will be available from 2023. For more information on IDRC and their facilities, visit http://www.idrc.co.uk. For more information about Opus 2 Hearings, visit http://www.opus2.com/hearings.

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About IDRC

Established in 2000 and now located in an enviable position overlooking the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral- the IDRC is one of the world’s leading global facilities at which to conduct arbitrations and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. For more information, visit http://www.idrc.co.uk

About Opus 2

Opus 2 provides game-changing, cloud-based legal technology and services that enable law firms to build the connected digital practices of tomorrow, today. Our solutions allow firms to transform at a pace that fits their business needs, to streamline and connect the different stakeholders end-to-end and deliver greater efficiency, collaboration and insight. Powered by Opus 2, law firms worldwide are delivering innovative, solution-based services that bring their teams, clients and third parties together in a single connected space, so lawyers can focus on what matters most – creating value, differentiation and deeper client engagement. http://www.opus2.com.

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