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Learn from the shoulders of Giants

Learn from the shoulders of Giants

We reveal the secrets from the battlefield in a series of masterclasses conducted by some of the most influential thinkers in the technology and legal services fields.

Episode 1
Lawyers and Technologists -
the twain shall meet

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most pioneering law firms and
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Speakers
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Lars Rasmussen
Lars is a world renowned computer scientist, having co-founded Google Maps and having previously served as the director of engineering for Facebook. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
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David Kerr
David until recently was CEO of Bird & Bird for 26 years, and during that time built it up to be the leading global law firm advising companies being changed by tech. He has a passion for harnessing legaltech to improve the delivery of legal services, and advises or is involved with several companies and clients in the area.
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Jason Barnwell
Jason is an attorney in Microsoft’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs department. He leads the Microsoft’s Modern Legal team, with previous roles leading Legal Business, Operations and Strategy team, leading the Open Source Software practice group, and counseling the Cloud and AI platform business.
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Paul Hogg
Paul is a Relationship Manager at Barclays. He works within a dynamic team who are tasked with driving change across the legal function and delivering at pace. He plays a pivotal role in panel firm relationships.
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Stephanie Hamon
Stephanie ensures that the legal function of major corporations operates as an efficient business partner. She seeks to transform legal service delivery one step at a time. Expert in setting and delivering commercial management strategies for in-house legal departments as well as broader legal operations strategies and implementation.
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Ralph Baxter
Ralphs served as Chairman & CEO of Orrick for nearly a quarter of a century. He was pivotal to transforming Orrick from a domestic firm to become one of the world’s most prominent global law firms, with more than 1,100 lawyers in 25 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.
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Chris Grant
Chris has broad experience working across the legal industry with time spent in both private practice and in-house. The majority of his career has been focused on legal operations, bringing efficiencies to traditional ways of working.
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Helga Butcher
Helga is the Interim Head of Legal Project Management and Process Improvement (EMEA) at Ashurst. She has a wealth of experience in legal project management (LPM) and has recently collaborated with industry pioneers in the creation of a LPM competency framework to help professionalise the role of an LPM.
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Catherine Goodman
Cathy leads the Practice Innovation & Knowledge Counsel at Paul Hastings, and is part of the global team named 2020 ‘Innovators of the Year’ by the International Legal Technology Association for outstanding achievements in maximising the value of innovative technology in support of legal professionals.
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Gary Tully
Gary is the Head of Legal Operations at Gilead. He has a demonstrated history of working in the biotechnology and high tech industries. In late 2021, Gary’s team was awarded law.com’s ‘Best Legal Ops Team’ having navigated the development of Covid-19 treatment amidst the pandemic.
Speakers
speaker
Lars Rasmussen
Lars is a world renowned computer scientist, having co-founded Google Maps and having previously served as the director of engineering for Facebook. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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