The Importance of Legal Spend Management During COVID-19 Uncertainty

03-03-2021 11:00 – 12:00 CET – Online


Effective legal spend management software encompasses more than just eBilling and is playing a vital support role for legal departments during the pandemic; be it through remote-office, paperless invoice processing or powerful data-driven decision making that optimises legal expenditure and resourcing.


Hosted by European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA), the webinar will be begin with an overview of the latest legal spend management solutions and trends, followed by a Q&A with Lynne Kellet, Managing Legal Counsel, (NNB) EDF UK, and Daniel Wate, Legal Technology Analyst, Associated British Foods on the following topics:


  • Why spend management is so important, especially during the crisis.
  • How can in-house teams decide if spend management is right for them right now?
  • How to make the business case for legal spend management software.
  • Their eBilling journeys so far and plans for next steps.





Lynne is Managing Legal Counsel within EDF UK’s Nuclear Newbuild Team, working with a fantastic team providing legal support for the development of Hinkley Point C, Sizewell C and Bradwell B. Her role is exceptionally varied covering project finance, shareholder governance, IP, regulatory and anything in between. There is never a dull day. 


Lynne has extensive experience in the energy industry, having joined EDF in 2019 from the Malaysian state-owned Petronas Group. Lynne is a proud Mountbatten alumna and has been privileged to work around the world including in Singapore, New York and Houston.  



Daniel is Legal Technology Analyst within Associated British Foods Competition Compliance team. He has worked at ABF for the last eight years and has a broad role spanning eDiscovery, online training and eBilling. He has been key in bringing in new technology to the legal team and implementing the technologies.  He has worked on the development of an in-house legal spend management tool to replacing it with BusyLamp across the global legal team.



Jo Guy is  Senior Customer Success Manager at BusyLamp. Prior to this, Jo held various positions over the past 10 years with Lloyds Banking Group. Jo was a key member of the in-house legal team that implemented BusyLamp five years ago, and has hands-on experience using the legal spend management software, eBilling.Space. Jo now focuses on supporting BusyLamp customers in the UK and Ireland to help them get the most from their legal spend management solution.


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