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CTS Acquires Tiger Eye and Declares Vision to Become the ‘Digital Transformation Partner for Law’

News | Press Release | 13th September 2022


London, UK – CTS, the UK’s cloud and managed IT partner shaped for law, is pleased to announce the acquisition of leading iManage Partner, Tiger Eye. This exciting development furthers CTS’ vision of becoming the digital transformation partner for law firms, expanding its product portfolio to offer integrated application and platform support within a high quality service model aimed at delivering a new level of fee earner productivity. This acquisition strengthens CTS’ knowledge and heritage in the business and practice of law, enabling them to better transform the user experience and operational success of their legal clients.

Tiger Eye is renowned for the team’s iManage knowledge and technical expertise, implementing, managing and optimising the iManage document management system (DMS), a key application used by 78% of UK Top 200 law firms. Delivering a uniquely broad range of iManage solutions and services, Tiger Eye offer technical support, out-of-the-box solutions, training, consultancy, custom development services, and much more to iManage users across the globe.

Over the years CTS has achieved double-digit growth, and its partnerships with the world’s leading legal software and services vendors has been central to this success. By closer aligning Tiger Eye’s application specialism with CTS’ IT platform management expertise, CTS aims to uniquely add value at the application layer by delivering an integrated platform and application support model, ultimately driving fee earner productivity.

“Our clients have emphasised the disjoint between platform and application services expertise. As a sector specialist we are uniquely positioned to bridge the gap. This is our first exciting step into the application services space, as we continue to shape our strategy to support clients on their digital transformation journey” said Nigel Wright, CEO of CTS

“We warmly welcome our new Tiger Eye colleagues, and the specialist knowledge they bring. As a leading and well-established iManage Partner, they have built a strong reputation in the legal technology community founded on integrity, technical expertise and quality delivery. Their focus on delivering high rates of client satisfaction perfectly complements our own. We look forward to meeting many of Tiger Eye’s clients at the upcoming iManage ConnectLive conference next month.”

Dave Wilson, Managing Director of Tiger Eye said “Since we launched in 2005, collaboration and teamwork have been at the heart of Tiger Eye. We’re confident that, in CTS, we have found a business that values our signature collaborative ethos, and one that is passionate about the long-term success of both our business and our clients.”

Geoff Hornsby, General Manager, EMEA for iManage added “We would like to congratulate CTS and our long-standing partners, Tiger Eye, on this news. This is an exciting development for iManage clients and we’re confident they will greatly value the benefits of this innovative new integrated approach between platform and application specialist.”

Moving forward, Tiger Eye will continue to operate independently, keeping in place its experienced senior management team who will remain with the business to support the transition.



About CTS

CTS delivers IT services that transform the user experience and operational success of law firms and barristers chambers, both day-to-day and in the longer term. This is because we focus only on the legal sector, understanding their needs better than others and shape our services around the unique requirements of the legal sector and their users.


About Tiger Eye

Tiger Eye is a leading iManage partner, supporting law firms with their document, email and knowledge needs. Known for their technical expertise and in-depth understanding of iManage, Tiger Eye are trusted by clients across the globe for iManage implementations, integrations, custom development, migrations, technical support, training, consultancy and more.


About iManage

iManage transforms how professionals in legal, accounting and financial services get work done by combining artificial intelligence, security and risk mitigation with market leading document and email management. iManage automates routine cognitive tasks, provides powerful insights and streamlines how professionals work, while maintaining the highest level of security and governance over critical client and corporate data. Over one million professionals at over 3,500 organizations in over 65 countries – including more than 2,500 law firms and 1,200 corporate legal departments and other enterprise customers – rely on iManage to deliver great client and corporate work – securely.