Since March 2020 we have facilitated over 1,800 virtual and hybrid hearings globally, spanning more than 5,400 sitting days with participants from 100+ countries.
Hybrid hearings offer parties of a dispute a more flexible and cost-effective way of conducting proceedings, especially where participants may be in multiple international locations. In a hybrid hearing, groups of participants will typically join from different physical locations such as a courtroom, law firms' offices, and other spaces – referred to as ‘hubs’. In addition to the cost savings from reduced travel, hybrid hearings also allow law firms and their clients to adopt more sustainable litigation and arbitration practices to minimise their carbon footprint.
Our unique multi-award-winning solutions are specifically designed to deliver a rich experience tailored for every participant and hub location, and fully managed and supported by our world-class services team.
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Fully managed, integrated solution
Opus 2 solutions combine our secure, cloud-based technology and world-class services to offer a uniquely seamless experience. As a fully managed offering, we will do the heavy lifting so you can focus on achieving the best possible outcome for your clients.
Flexible and tailored approach
We have facilitated thousands of hearings in 90+ countries. Our technology and services are flexible and adaptable to your set of circumstances.
Each case is supported by a dedicated team of specialists. You will work with an assigned project manager, case manager and virtual hearing manager who ensure a seamless transition through each phase of the case.
Peace of mind
Our technical delivery team and your dedicated virtual hearing manager will test all components and connections comprehensively. They offer individual support to each speaking participant to ensure everything runs smoothly during the hearing.
Why Opus 2?
We are pioneers in the use of technology in dispute resolution hearings and have served thousands of law firms and their clients globally. We are dedicated legal technology experts who understand the rigours, demands and nuances of legal practice.
Experienced, best-in-class teams
We work only with the best court reporters in the industry. Our dedicated in-house technical and hearing delivery teams have years of experience in setting up connected hearing rooms and supporting remote access to proceedings.
Intuitive cloud-based software
Developed in close partnership with lawyers worldwide, our software reflects and complements how lawyers already work. Our cloud-based solutions operate on most browsers and there is no need to download or install additional software.
Trustworthy and secure
We are an ISO:27001 certified organisation, committed to the security of your data: all the top 50 international law firms and many of the largest companies in the world trust Opus 2 to store and manage their information.
“In the cases I’ve been involved with that have included virtual or hybrid hearings facilitated by IDRC and Opus 2, I’ve found the [Virtual Hearing Manager] to be extremely useful as it allows me to concentrate purely on the case in hand, and not be distracted by the technology.”
Trusted by legal teams around the world
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