Repsol has reached a strategic agreement with the American startup Harvey, specialized in the legal field, to incorporate generative artificial intelligence (AI) into the daily work of the company’s legal area, thus becoming the first legal advisory team in Spain and one of the first in continental Europe to use this specialized digital platform for the legal profession, the energy company reported.

Specifically, this initiative is part of the digitalization strategy of the company, one of the most advanced energy companies in the use of data and generative artificial intelligence. In addition, the alliance allows the group to strengthen its legal area, made up of more than 200 professionals around the world.

Some of the tasks that Harvey facilitates for lawyers are the analysis of legal documents, the comparison of contracts or regulations, proposals to improve clauses, translation of texts into legal language, providing answers to legal queries or summarizing documentation.

Thus, Repsol highlighted that the use of the platform minimizes the most repetitive tasks, facilitates the management of large volumes of data and documentation and helps carry out processes more quickly and efficiently, providing solutions with greater agility and generating greater work. quality by having a virtual assistant that frees lawyers from low-value tasks.

Repsol’s General Director of Legal Affairs, Pablo Blanco, pointed out that the company is immersed in a transformation process “to provide greater transversality, globality and versatility” to the group’s legal function.

For this reason, he pointed out that having the technological advances and advantages that Harvey offers “is a milestone, as well as a great opportunity to introduce new ways of working thanks to the combination of talent and deep knowledge, efficiency and technology.”

For his part, Harvey’s CEO, Winston Weinberg, was “delighted” with this alliance with Repsol, “one of the largest and most respected energy companies in the world” and which has “a visionary legal team that seeks innovative ways to to improve their performance, efficiency and quality”.