Simplex Legal LLP Launches Advisory Service for Law Departments

May 25, 2023 | By Simplex Legal

Simplex: Thrive Legal optimizes law department value and efficiency

Toronto, May 25, 2023 Simplex Legal LLP (Simplex), a leading national Canadian firm known for its innovative and cost-effective legal solutions, has announced the launch of Simplex: Thrive Legal, an advisory service designed to help Canadian corporate law departments assess functional needs and to create a roadmap for prioritization and improvement.

“As the role of the modern law department continues to expand, legal leaders face an increasingly complex set of challenges that demand a new level of strategic insight and collaboration”, said Mark Le Blanc, a former General Counsel and experienced legal professional with a passion for delivering results that truly matter to clients. 

“That’s where Simplex: Thrive Legal comes in – a peer-to-peer advisory service, where our experienced team of former GCs, senior in-house counsel, and legal operations experts will provide support and assess functional needs to present a roadmap for prioritization and improvement,” Le Blanc said. 

As a trusted legal services partner, the team at Simplex was quick to recognize the need to support law department leaders in developing and implementing legal strategies that align with the overall objectives of the organization. 

“By taking a strategic and partnership driven approach, we can support our clients to align legal strategy with business goals. As a team of former GCs and senior members of corporate legal teams, we understand the challenges of this ever-expanding role,” Le Blanc added.

Le Blanc will lead Simplex: Thrive Legal and work alongside Martine Boucher, Chairwoman and Founding Partner of Simplex. Boucher started Simplex with a vision to innovate how legal services are delivered in Canada, and the team remains dedicated to its core principles, including delivering unparalleled client service in a practical, cost-effective, and flexible manner. 

“Simplex has always been committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the legal services industry,” Boucher said. “With the launch of Simplex: Thrive Legal, we’re taking that commitment to the next level. Our approach is simple – we partner with clients to build sustainable and effective legal functions that thrive long-term. We’re excited to help our clients achieve greater success and realize their full potential with this groundbreaking new service.”

About Simplex

Simplex Services Inc. manages the operations of Simplex Legal LLP, a national Canadian law firm. Together, they utilize purpose-built technology to deliver legal and legal technology services to clients in a flexible and cost-effective manner, in both English and French. In 2021, Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal industry and corporations, acquired Simplex Services Inc.  

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About Epiq
Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal industry and corporations, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action, and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at

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