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AI and the Law Firm of 2030: An interview with Emily Foges of Luminance

Ari Kaplan speaks with Emily Foges, the CEO of Luminance, an artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession.

10/07/2018

An interview with… Ascential’s group legal director Nilema Bhakta-Jones

We love this interview with Nilema Bhakta-Jones, group legal director of Ascential, a business-to-business media company that publishes titles such as Retail Week and Health Service Journal and in February floated on the London Stock Exchange at a value of £800m. Bhakta-Jones is an advocate for innovation and change and, speaking to Legal IT Insider, she talked about progress in tech within the legal sector – at last! – but how that is still strongly overshadowed by developments in the sectors in which Ascential operates.

07/04/2016

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An Interview With….Nayeem Syed, assistant general counsel at Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters has 50,000 employees across 100 countries providing cutting edge technology products and information services to tax, legal and financial professionals, generating $12bn annual revenues.

Legal IT Insider asked Nayeem Syed, assistant general counsel, financial & risk and passionate advocate for legal analytics, to give us his perspective as to how technology and innovation is impacting the business and practise of law. [There are some absolute gems in here, our favourites are in bold.]

07/03/2016

HighQ’s new corporate legal platform: The extended interview

In March we revealed that HighQ was about to launch a new platform for corporate legal teams that will include work and collaboration tools for enterprise legal management, document management, matter management, legal intake and self-service, contract management and vendor management. Here is the extended interview with CTO Stuart Barr to coincide with HighQ’s annual user conference.

23/05/2019

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\\\Collabor8.Live – With CIOs of Winston & Strawn & Baker McKenzie Live

In a brand-new series of on-camera interviews, Legal IT Insider editor in chief, Caroline Hill, will speak to CIOs and lawyers across the globe to map out the way lawyers use technology and how firms’ strategy is supporting that.

TODAY we are honored to kick off the series with simultaneous live interviews with Baker McKenzie’s global CIO Daniel Surowiec and Winston & Strawn’s CIO David Cunningham.

15/05/2020

Startup Corner: Video interview with Orlagh McGahan of Briefed

In our latest Startup Corner-meets-Talking Tech, we have a short interview with Northern Ireland barrister-turned entrepreneur Orlagh McGahan, who is talking about the new Briefed service she has launched. Briefed is an online case management tool for barristers and chambers’ staff designed to manage the majority of administrative tasks behind each case.

29/06/2015

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Guest post: The role of a legal operations director—an interview with Unilever’s Saswata Mukherjee

At a time of rapid change in the industry, lawyers’ roles are becoming increasingly innovative. We talk to Saswata Mukherjee, Global Legal Operations Director at Unilever, about the value an operations function can bring to the efficient and smooth running of a legal team.

18/02/2016

Guest post: The role of a legal operations director—an interview with Unilever's Saswata Mukherjee

At a time of rapid change in the industry, lawyers’ roles are becoming increasingly innovative. We talk to Saswata Mukherjee, Global Legal Operations Director at Unilever, about the value an operations function can bring to the efficient and smooth running of a legal team.

18/02/2016

Exclusive interview: Pinnacle, Opes and Athenian agree to merge

Three of the leading names in legal software consultancy are to merge, with Pinnacle International Consulting, Opes Consulting and Athenian IT Developments combining forces as POA International Consulting, in a move that clients are welcoming for bringing far greater strength in depth.

08/12/2017

Ray Kurzweil at LTF 2013 – exclusive interview with Charles Christian

Here’s our exclusive interview with Ray Kurzweil, while he was over here in the UK last month for the LawTech Futures 2013 event in London. This is the only interview Ray gave while he was in the country – and in fact 5 minutes after we finished recording, he was in a limo on his way back to Heathrow.

08/07/2013

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New video interview: social media in law firms

Here’s a new video interview – courtesy of Nikec Solutions/Copitrak…

22/06/2012

Winscribe interview Chrissie Lightfoot on social media

Winscribe interviewed Chrissie Lightfoot, the legal social media commentator and…

29/05/2012

Richard Susskind says 'check out this interview'

Richard Susskind has been in touch to say “I was…

01/05/2009

When KM meets AI: An interview with Fireman & Co senior consultant Sally Gonzalez

Sally Gonzales joined Fireman & Company in May as the Toronto-headquartered legal management consultant’s newest senior consultant. Recognised as an authority in knowledge management and strategic technology planning, here Gonzales, who has held senior IT and KM roles at firms including Dentons, Norton Rose Fulbright, Akin Gump and Jones Day, tells us what led to her move to Fireman; how KM has evolved in the legal space; the major KM trends ahead; and discusses some of the biggest questions around AI. “I think we are on the cusp of KM 4.0,” she says.

21/06/2017

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When KM meets AI: An interview with Fireman & Co senior consultant Sally Gonzalez

Sally Gonzales joined Fireman & Company in May as the Toronto-headquartered legal management consultant’s newest senior consultant. Recognised as an authority in knowledge management and strategic technology planning, here Gonzales, who has held senior IT and KM roles at firms including Dentons, Norton Rose Fulbright, Akin Gump and Jones Day, tells us what led to her move to Fireman; how KM has evolved in the legal space; the major KM trends ahead; and discusses some of the biggest questions around AI. “I think we are on the cusp of KM 4.0,” she says.

21/06/2017

International Women’s Day: Tips, campaigns, interviews and more

Today (8 March) sees the world celebrate International Women’s Day. We are launching a women & legal IT group so get in touch if you want to be part of the dialogue on how to address and improve the very obvious diversity issues in the sector. Men too please. Today we will be promoting the efforts of organisations who are celebrating their female employees and addressing those issues head on. Send us your news and we will add you to what will hopefully end up being a long list.

08/03/2018

\\\Collabora8.IT-Reimagining legal services post-COVID-19: Join our webinar with Mitchell Kowalski

\\\Collabor8.IT – Business continuity webinar: We talk leadership priorities with Litera’s CEO Avaneesh Marwaha

Collabor8.IT – TalkingTech

\\\Collabor8.IT – Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill spoke with Michele DeStefano, professor of law at the University of Miami and founder of LawWithoutWalls (LWOW) on the topic of ‘What now for innovation post COVID-19.’

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