Transform your working practice and improve efficiency levels by digitising your legal paperwork - for immediate access!

We understand the specific needs of the world of litigation, and how critical it is to access, manage, and present vital documents with precision and within very specific timescales. ARC’s vanguard ‘litigation document’ scanning service empowers legal professionals with a seamless transition from paper to digital; enhancing efficiency, reducing costs, and ensuring your legal team is always prepared for success. Discover a new era of document management with our expert scanning solutions, tailored exclusively for the legal sector.

Increase productivity and protect sensitive client information with multi-layer authorisation levels for maximum convenience and admissible security compliance.

Benefits of Investing in Document Digitisation for the Legal Sector

  • Reclaim and reutilise expensive office space
  • Easy access to secure case files – anytime and from anywhere
  • Boost productivity thanks to better collaboration and access to information
  • Save time by fast finding your digitised documentation, via the application of intelligent search solutions

Our team of experts fully understand the specific management requirements of your litigation, HR, and accounting documents. Get in touch now to find out more about how we can help you.

Review our procedure for our Legal Document Scanning Services

  1. Legal files are barcoded for inventory control and securely transported to one of our scanning facilities
  2. Documents are prepared for scanning
  3. Documents are scanned and images are converted to digital format - digitised
  4. Scanned images are quality checked for clarity & 100% hard copy capture
  5. Documents are reassembled for return to the customer
  6. Alternatively… original documents are prepared for destruction
  7. Scanned images can be text captured for word searching, and processed into final format deliverable; compatible with most litigation case management systems - including batch load files, file naming, and folder structuring.
  8. Deliverable images are delivered to the customer (via SkySite, SFTP, Encrypted Drive, or CD/DVD)

Document Scanning and Digitisation Process

Your documents are uplifted via secure transportation and stored in a wholly appropriate and secure environment, where our team of document conversion experts then apply and manage a highly secure chain of custody. Our process is detailed within the following workflow, which details our stringent procedural workflow.
All our facilities and processes are GDPR compliant.

Barcode all boxes
and documents


Inventory and secure
seal documents at
customers sites


Secure transportation
of documents to
Secure ARC Scanning Centre


Inventory & confirm sealed boxes at
ARC Scanning Centre


Secured and
surveilled storage


Prepare documents in
secure environment


Scan documents, data
encrypted at rest


Document indexing and
data normalisation


quality review


Image processing
and OCR


Image and data migration,
encrypted at all times




Secure transport of
documents, return to


Certificated document

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Scanning has never been easier, get in touch and we will be happy to assess your document scanning project.
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Document Scanning - Service Options

We offer various ‘tailored’ document scanning services:

  • Scan by the box services | you box it - we scan it

    We simplify document scanning. Box your documents and enable ARC to scan and digitise the content for only £129.00 per box. Please check our Scan by the Box page for additional services.

  • Business document scanning services

    By scanning all your business documents, you will gain complete access to your paper information in an organised, easy to find digital format, while enabling quick search capabilities. We will assist you with document retention, eliminating all paper files, and go-forward scanning plans. Your team will realise tremendous productivity gains by collaborating faster and more efficiently.

  • Large-format scanning services

    Large format information, such as case charts, maps, or full-scale title deed plans, can be scanned and digitised for immediate access in an organised digital format, with intelligent search capabilities. We will assist you with document retention, eliminating all paper files, and go-forward scanning plans. As with your small format documents, your team will realise tremendous productivity gains by collaborating faster and more efficiently.

  • Medical scanning service

    Improve patient record management and security levels, thanks to electronic medical records or EMR. By scanning and digitising all your paper documents - including medical records, facilities documentation, and billing and accounts receivable paperwork - your healthcare organisation will become measurably more efficient and secure.

  • Blueprint & maps scanning services

    Scan and digitise large format documents, such as maps and architectural /engineering drawings to gain major benefits such as improved accessibility and enhanced security. Managing and sharing latest revisions becomes more compliant and less labour intensive, and… storing hard copy information is no longer an issue, enabling you to re-utilise valuable office/warehouse space.

Other optional services and add-ons

  • Indexing
  • Searchable OCR
  • Shredding
  • Data on DVD or thumb drive
  • Upload to client's own portal
  • Custom batch uploads

FAQ : Legal Document Scanning

We scan the legal documents at 200-400 dpi and save them as a PDF.

No, if saved as PDF/A, they cannot be manipulated.

Scanning of a paper document can be used as a backup.

Our scanners can scan documents up to 11” wide by as long as 32” and they are high-speed high-quality scanners.

Our Scanners are designed to scan both sides of each piece of paper simultaneously, so the paper only passes through the scanner one time.

As long as the printed text is machine printed (not hand-printed), and it is clean, readable text, not obstructed, then the text can be captured using OCR technology to allow the PDF to be content searchable.

The document scanners we use are designed to handle fragile documents without damaging them.

Our scanners have the technology to detect if colour is present on the original, and if so, will retain the scanned image in colour to faithfully represent the quality of the original

Yes, we have specialized Book Scanners that are used to capture the page images from bound books, without having to remove the pages or unbind the books

Yes, our technology can embed any text statement and/or sequential numeric value, embedded into any corner of the scanned image

Document imaging takes an analogue version of content and creates a digital, read-only copy that can't be edited or manipulated. Digitizing, on the other hand, converts a hard copy of a document—usually paper—and converts it to text. Digitizing typically incorporates an optical character recognition (OCR) program.

Legal document scanning can significantly cut down on the amount of paper you have to handle, transfer, and file on a daily basis. Regardless of the size of your firm, scanning documents to an electronic or cloud storage system ensures that your documents are properly secured, protecting your.