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European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)

European Court of Human Rights manages growing case load with OpenText

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Enterprise-wide OpenText™ eDOCS deployment drives court’s digital document management strategy

This new version will help legal professionals throughout the Council of Europe States search the court’s case law more rapidly and more efficiently.

Sir Nicolas Bratza, President, European Court of Human Rights


  • Growing case load resulting in higher document volumes
  • Management of increasing public document downloads
  • Need to integrate with other court systems



  • Increased productivity by 60%
  • Improved capacity and scalability to handle growing case and document volumes
  • Enhanced enterprise-wide court documentation search
  • Eliminated costly, time-consuming paper-based records and processes

About European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), based in Strasbourg, France, employs around 800 staff and handles more than 64,000 case applications each year. The court is responsible for making case law and other documentation publically available and receives more than 4.6 million visitors to their website each year. A longtime OpenText eDOCS user, ECHR upgraded to the latest release to support their continued innovation and growing workload, with at least 80 different document types, over 3,000 document templates and multiple languages to contend with.