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Contract Express: Harness the power of automation

A productivity solution designed to simplify legal document drafting for lawyers. Welcome to the future of work.

What is Contract Express?

Contract Express for law firms

Contract Express for law firms 

Contract Express is much more than just legal document automation software. It uses intuitive questionnaire technology for fast and accurate document drafting and enables firms to offer innovative client facing services. Contract Express understands the way lawyers work. That's why it’s a solution of choice for leading law firms worldwide.

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Contract Express is the future of work

Increase profitability

Integrates with Practical Law so you’re equipped with industry standard documents from the starting line. Any lawyer in your firm will be able to automate and update complex legal documents without needing an IT specialist or programmer. Proceed with full confidence with quicker and more accurate drafts.

Build stronger partnerships

A secure client portal supports easy collaboration between your firm and your clients so you become an integral part of their day-to-day business. At the same time, Contract Express helps you to securely manage confidential client data, and gain speed and precision in your workflow so your legal service offerings are differentiated from the competition.

Transform the way you work

Streamlines the document drafting life cycle process for increased efficiency in your firm. Transforms the way you work when you successfully integrate legal technology into your daily workflow, and demonstrate to new clients and top talent that innovation is at the core of your firm’s operating DNA.


Amount of time saved with Contract Express versus manually drafting a contract, according to our latest user survey.

How does it work?

Recent documents This is where you can see all the documents that are being worked on listed in whatever order you would find most useful

Contract Express quickly automates contracts you frequently use, increasing productivity by reducing steps in the drafting process. Users generate these draft documents by filling out web-based forms called questionnaires. The forms are created automatically from your organisation’s own templates or from services such as Practical Law.

Practical Law

If you have a Practical Law subscription, you can get access to nearly 300 ready to use automated templates

Document questionnaire form

Get to your first draft quicker with easy to use dynamic questionnaires

Document overview

Each document you are working on has a summary page that you can tailor to your needs. It includes a document version history and other useful information


Your analytics dashboard shows statistics on document automation productivity, template popularity and overdue documents. You can also create reports showing documents awaiting approvals, awaiting signature and more.


The preview mode in your questionnaire shows you how the document changes in real time, in line with your answers.

Capabilities and features

Provides a better user experience

  • Offers a customisable dashboard for a law firm or client
  • Employs mobile first design
  • Has a preview mode to observe changes as they're being made through the questionnaire

Supports a range of lawyers' needs

  • Recognises lawyers’ square bracket legal markup notation with Contract Express Author
  • Assists associates and paralegals with Contract Express Drafter
  • Facilitates easier contract negotiation with Contract Express Negotiator
  • Integrates with Practical Law

Scales to your size or usage requirements

  • Manages high volumes of complex contracts
  • Generates repetitive secondary deal documents
  • Enables clients to complete a questionnaire to send to an associate for review

Technology that meets your requirements

  • Works perfectly on mobile devices, whether it’s a smart phone or a tablet, the features will adapt to the screen size available for drafting and review on the go.
  • Provides first class integration with your organization’s business systems such as client, matter, billing and accounting systems.

Let’s discuss your specific needs and see if this product is right for you.