The evolution of Matter Management: From document repository to connected legal workspace

20-05-2021 11:00 – 12:00 CEST – Online


This session will be all about Matter Management. The conversation is being facilitated by our VP Product, Rob MacAdam, who is also introducing our Matter Management solution Matter.SpaceTogether with Xavier Langlois from Beamery Ltd. and Sven Preiss from Scout24 AG, Rob will discuss the future of Matter Management and highlight the following topics:


  • The future of matter management, moving away from thinking of matter management as a document repository, moving towards it being the primary hub for all daily legal work
  • The importance of having legal systems that connect with Microsoft Teams, Office etc. and why
  • The impact of the pandemic on matter management:
    • The challenge of knowledge and document management with remote working
    • The accelerated adoption of collaboration tech and how this relates to the theme of needing integration with MS Teams, Office etc
    • Is tech really making us more efficient, or is there a productivity illusion?
  • Business drivers for matter management






Xavier has spent all of his career as a lawyer, after qualifying at Fieldfisher, working for technology and software companies of all sizes including Amazon, Getty Images, MTV, CDW, and HighQ (now part of Thomson Reuters). Most recently he served as General Counsel at growth equity firm, One Peak Partners before joining Beamery, a SaaS Talent Operating System, as their new General Counsel.




Sven started his career as a music lawyer and has been working 10 years in a Berlin-based law firm in the areas of media, IP and IT law. Sven now runs the Commercial Law department as Head of Legal at the Scout24 group, the market leader in real estate classifieds in Germany with its brand ImmoScout24. He is a certified expert for copyright and media law and holds a Master Degree of the University of Westminster, London in Entertainment Law.




Rob previously held the position of Head of Digital Products for EMEA at Ashurst LLP, an international law firm. Prior to this, Rob was VP Corporate Legal Solutions at HighQ. Rob joined BusyLamp as VP Product, overseeing the development of the newly launched platform solution, Legal.Ops.Space.