Youssef + Partners Announces Strategic Partnership with Harvey

Cutting Edge Legal, AI-Enhanced

Youssef + Partners, a prestigious MENA law firm and renowned leader in international arbitration and dispute settlement, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Harvey, a leader in its own right in generative artificial intelligence for the legal industry. This partnership marks a significant leap towards integrating cutting-edge and industry-standard secure AI technology into our legal practices and client services. As one of two first law firms in the MENA region to embrace this revolutionary tool, we aim to enhance our service offerings across our key practices and various legal domains. This collaboration is also part of Youssef + Partners’ vision to enhance its position as a leader in arbitration and dispute resolution and its major upcoming expansion in MENA, leveraging its unmatched experience, influential regional presence, and diverse team.

Harvey, backed by OpenAI and other major global investors, has established itself as a secure generative AI platform for sophisticated professional services and has earned the trust of leading global law firms, in-house-teams, and professional service providers. This partnership will empower Youssef + Partners with Harvey’s robust platform, utilizing natural language processing, machine learning, and data analytics. This integration will streamline legal functions including litigation analysis, document production, research, and compliance, thereby elevating our operational efficiency and accuracy. All outputs without exception undergo thorough scrutiny, review, and validation by Y+P attorneys, and the tool is strictly limited to use by qualified attorneys.

Managing Partner, Karim A. Youssef, states, “Our partnership with Harvey underscores our commitment to technological innovation and excellence in legal services. In line with the firm’s reputation as “Cutting Edge Legal” (Forbes Middle East, 2021), we are keen to be at the forefront of this fast-evolving market and leverage these technologies in wise, secure, and strategic ways. We’re thrilled to embrace this new era, and harness AI to complement our expertise, delivering unparalleled value and a major advantage for our clients, and stakeholders. We’re also excited to give our lawyers world-class tools to enhance and empower their work, and enrich and augment their work experience.”

“We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Youssef + Partners, a MENA leader in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution,” says Co-Founder and President of Harvey Winston Weinberg, “It’s exciting to see Youssef + Partners embracing artificial intelligence as a central element of its growth strategy, recognizing the transformative impact AI can have in the legal field. This collaboration will set a new benchmark in legal tech, offering unprecedented solutions and insights in the legal field.”

Through this partnership, Youssef + Partners aims to deliver enhanced legal solutions with increased speed and precision, across a spectrum of practice areas, jurisdictions, and industries. The collaboration is also set to drive innovation in the evolving landscapes of generative AI and legal services.

Youssef + Partners is dedicated to staying at the forefront of technological advancements in the legal field. Our partnership with Harvey is a testament to this commitment, ensuring that we continue to provide our clients with the most advanced, efficient, and effective legal services available.

We look forward to working closely with Harvey, as we share a common passion for excellence, innovation, and client satisfaction. We believe that this partnership will create a positive impact in the legal industry and in MENA legal.