Document automation. Are you ready?

Be sure to tune in to a webinar moderated by Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill for Thomson Reuters on all things document automation. Panellists include Hogan Lovells document automation manager Sarah Houghton; Brodies IT director Damien Behan; Penningtons Manches knowledge operations manager Charlotte Ballard; and Thomson Reuters director of product management Chris Boulter.

Date: Thursday, 15 November 2018

Time: 12:30 – 13:30 (GMT)

Areas of discussion include:

– How to identify the need for automation
– The benefits of using automation technology
– How to choose the software that’s right for your business & needs
– Preparing for implementation to ensure a successful rollout

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You will be given an opportunity to ask questions of the panel at the end of the session.


Sarah Houghton, Document Automation Manager
Hogan Lovells

Sarah Houghton has been Document Automation Manager at Hogan Lovells since June 2017. She is responsible for globally overseeing, implementing and increasing document automation across the firm, as well as measuring and reporting on efficiency savings. Previously, Sarah held a document automation specialist role at Norton Rose Fulbright. She has substantial experience working with Contract Express and a number of other knowledge related platforms including Neota Logic and High Q Collaborate.

Damien Behan, IT Director

Damien Behan is IT Director at Brodies LLP, where he works with the business to find innovative ways to use technology to solve problems. Damien has worked in the legal sector for 20 years with a background in user-centred design and development, and a Masters degree in Business Systems Analysis & Design.

Charlotte Ballard, Knowledge Operations Manager
Penningtons Manches LLP

Charlotte Ballard is the Knowledge Operations Manager at Penningtons Manches LLP, she joined the firm in 2015. Charlotte leads projects to find solutions to problems and improve efficiency within the firm either through technology, people and/or process. She has worked within legal Knowledge Management for 10 years and has strong experience in facilitating change.

Chris Boulter, Director, Product Management
Thomson Reuters

Chris has been with Thomson Reuters since December 2014, joining as head of workflow before taking over as director of product management in July 2016. Prior to Thomson Reuters he was at LexisNexis, where he headed digital development.