EMMA SHARPE | SENIOR LEGAL DESIGNER

Emma is a Senior Legal Designer – her background as a lawyer helps her to understand the issues clients are facing because she’s probably faced them all herself! She helps clients understand where the problem is that needs fixing if they can’t see it clearly from within the mire and articulate the problem they want…

HIDAYAH IWANI KAMAL | JUNIOR LEGAL ENGINEER

Hidayah is a Junior Legal Engineer in the DocuSign team and her role revolves around data automation, reviewing legal processes to ensure that the right legal tech solution is implemented, using a wide range of legal tech products — including AI and contract lifecycle management platforms and chat bots — to provide solutions to clients’…

MITIGATING CONTRACT RISK | ALISTAIR MAIDEN

Despite ongoing progress in the digitisation of contracts, corporate governance (or lack thereof) is still problematic in 2022. A substantial proportion of a company’s contractual commitments are often entered into without the scrutiny and approval that you would expect, and certainly not in accordance with that company’s own corporate governance rules. Often this frustrating issue…

EXPLORING LEGAL SELF SERVICE | MARK REYNOLDS

Recently, Mark Reynolds, Associate Director in our Thomson Reuters practice, spoke to Mark Dodd and Alex Fellowes from LOD about the evolving landscape of legal self-service. What it’s all about, how it can help your teams, and the pitfalls to avoid when embarking on a self-serve project. Below are some abridged highlights from that discussion,…

RESOURCING YOUR TECH PROJECT | MARIJKE ARMSTRONG, LOD

Does this sound familiar? You’ve spent months building a business plan for legal tech investment. You’ve argued your case to your FD and IT director, convincing them that it’s worth investing in a new piece of technology designed specifically for legal which will also benefit your wider business. You’ve met with several suppliers, maybe even…