Guest Webinar: Law Firm Tech Strategy - What now, what next?


Location: From your home!
Date: 30th Jun 2020
Start Time: 12:00 pm
Finish Time: 1:15 pm
Tutor: Oosha

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The legal landscape is shifting dramatically, and many law firms are now questioning their pre-pandemic business and technology strategies.

With the short-term need to adapt to new ways of working an deal with economic uncertainty, business priorities and tech projects have had to change.  But looking further ahead, what does this mean for those planned innovation and improvement projects?

How to reimagine the future and revise your strategies will be the focus of our next guest webinar.  This expert panel session will feature Sarah Blair, Director of IT, Thorntons Law LLP and Derek Southall, CEO of Hyperscale.

The panel will discuss:

  • How to get the most out of data to inform strategy decisions
  • What's next for legal innovation and digital transformation 
  • How to build a tech platform for a digital future
  • Planning and investing over the next 12 months and beyond

About the speakers:

Sarah Blair

Director of IT, Thorntons Law LLP

Sarah has over 15 years experience in IT and has spent much of her time leading and transforming Thornton's Law's IT capabilities.

Sarah specialises in developing and implementing IT strategies.  She has a passion for business-led innovation, encouraging understanding, adoption and exploration of new technologies, but always with a focus on the problem that needs to be solved.

During her time at Thornton's, Sarah has spearheaded a number of major change management campaigns to encourage adoption of new technology - seeing IT as an enabler and only bringing value when it enables people to work better.

Derek Southall

CEO of Hyperscale

Founder and CEO of Hyperscale Group Limited, Derek Southall has spent nearly 25 years in a range of leading strategic roles for a top 50 global law firm, for most of this time as a Partners and Had of trategic Development and subsequently as Head of Digital and Innovation.

Two years ago, Derek set up www.hyperscalegroup.com an advisory business helping clients develop stategies for and overcome challenges with technology, digital knowledge management and innovation.  Hyperscale Group works for a range of large global businesses, legal and compliance departments, professional services, firms, venture capitalists, litigation funders and start ups in a range of jurisdictions around the globe.

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