SYKE PROMOTES JAMIE GOLDRICH TO DIRECTOR OF NATIVE SOLUTIONS

SYKE is delighted to announce the promotion of senior legal engineer, Jamie Goldrich, to the position of director of native solutions. Jamie joined SYKE in June 2018 as its first junior legal engineer and was promoted to senior legal engineer in March 2019 following the delivery of a global CLM solution for a major enterprise…

INTERVIEW WITH SHEILA GORMLEY, CO-FOUNDER, REPSTOR

This episode I caught up with Sheila Gormley Co-founder and Exec VP Legal Division at Repstor.  Repstor says it transforms and simplifies Microsoft 365 Information Management, and specialises in optimising Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams productivity and information control for businesses worldwide.  It aims to harness the investment companies have already made in these platforms,…

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SYKE APPOINTS THOMAS MELLOR AS ITS PROGRAMME DELIVERY DIRECTOR 

SYKE is delighted to announce the appointment of Thomas Mellor to the role of programme delivery director. He joins SYKE from Yoti Sign, an eSigning business, where he led e-signature adoption across multiple enterprise clients.  Thomas said: “I’m excited to join SYKE at the apex of accelerating legal tech adoption. For the last few years, legal tech has been interesting but it is now getting to the…

INTERVIEW WITH RACHEL JACOBS, GC, SPRINGER NATURE

Springer Nature has been on a fascinating legal tech journey over the past 12 months. A relatively small team of four lawyers are now able to focus on doing high-value work, as business users self-serve 95% of contracts. There’ve been huge savings in time, the equivalent of 50 days saved in the first half of…

FIVE STEPS TO GETTING A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

Life as a busy general counsel is stressful enough without the added dread of not having everything you need at the touch of a button. We’ve all been there. A crisis strikes, the executive board demands to know what the impact is, where the problems are, how big the risk is, and what mitigating action…

INTERVIEW WITH DON KELLER, CEO & FOUNDER, JOINDER

In this episode I speak to Don Keller, CEO and founder at Joinder. Don is a partner in the Silicon Valley office of Orrick, and a member of the Technology Companies Group. He advises high-growth technology companies, public companies, venture capital firms and investment banks. He has advised clients on more than 60 public offerings,…

INTERVIEW WITH HORACE WU, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT SYNTHEIA

In this episode, I catch up with Horace Wu, Managing Director at Syntheia. Syntheia’s mission is to make life easy for lawyers and to help them do their best work.  In practice, that means Syntheia has designed its software to fit existing workflows. Horace and his team talk to law firms, understand: how are they…

INTERVIEW WITH MATT PEACOCK, OMC PARTNERS

In this episode, I interview Matt Peacock from OMC Partners. Matt specialises in improving legal operations, and has designed legal strategies and implemented a range of legal delivery models, leveraging his deep experience in legal process redesign, resourcing technology, risk management, and project management. Matt explains the “eye-opening” value doing an MBA has brought to…