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Legal Tech and Innovation 2019

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14th November, London at 13:30 
The May Fair Hotel, Stratton St, London, W1J 8LT 

Following the ongoing success of the BusyLamp Legal Market Conference in Germany, we’re pleased to be hosting a new event in the same vein – Legal Tech and Innovation 2019.

Join us at this afternoon event for interactive discussion and informative presentations from industry leaders followed by a networking drinks reception. A must-attend for those working with corporate legal technology, legal operations managers, general counsel and heads of legal.

In order to maximise knowledge sharing, Legal Tech and Innovation is an intimate event. Although places are free for in-house teams, they are limited so request your space now by completing the form.

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AGENDA

Chaired by Antoni Chrysostomou, Sales & Business Development Director UK&I, BusyLamp

13:30 Arrival, Tea & Coffee

13:50 – 14:00
Co-Founders Welcome Address
Michael Tal & Manuel Meder, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs, BusyLamp

14:00 – 14:45
In-House Legal Transformation and Digitalisation Trends
Challenges and opportunities facing the corporate legal industry and how to manage them successfully.
Ben Eason, Head of Legal Transformation and Business Management, Barclays

14:45 – 15:30
Legal Operations Report: Review and discussion of survey results

Lindsay Lovell, Marketing Director, BusyLamp

Break

15:45 – 16:15
Legal Spend Management Software: eBilling, Reporting and Analytics Case Study

Sandy Duncan, Senior Sourcing Manager Legal, Lloyds Banking Group

16:15 – 17:00
Legal Tech: The Law Firm Perspective
The benefits of legal tech for law firms and corporate clients, why in-house teams should be working with innovative law firms, and how Allen & Overy are using technology to build stronger relationships with their clients.
Saran Kaur, Legal Technology Engagement Senior Manager, Allen & Overy LLP

17:00 – 17:30
The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion
Plus, explore how corporate teams can help drive change in the wider legal industry and how technology can be a tool to support this change. 
Daniel Winterfeldt, Founder and Chair, InterLaw Diversity Forum & Partner, Reed Smith LLP

17:30 Chair’s Closing Remarks
Antoni Chrysostomou, BusyLamp

17:45 Networking Drinks and Canapés

SPEAKERS

Ben Eason

Ben is the Head of Legal Transformation and Business Management at Barclays, having joined from JP Morgan.

Ben is a transformational leader with 12 years of Barclays experience and over 20 years of industry experience.  Ben has successfully led major technology programmes across the firm most recently in Legal and Operations and has been accountable to the most senior leaders in the firm for those deliverables. In 2018 as the first non-lawyer to run the Global Legal Contract Negotiation group (GCS) Ben faced off to clients and business heads alike managing contract negotiators across the Markets business and implemented improvements in technology, process, people and culture to great applaud from end to end stakeholders, this capitalized on his previous experience running FX & Commodities middle-offices.  

In addition to transformation and BAU/line roles Ben has a commercial mindset and has led COO/BM offices overseeing reducing cost-bases and a Colleague engagement team engaging with 30,000 people globally in an enterprise-wide Operations group.

Sandy Duncan

An experienced Purchasing & Supply Chain professional who joined Lloyds Banking Group in 2012, took on the lead Legal Services Sourcing role in 2014 and was instrumental in implementing the BusyLamp e-Billing solution into Lloyds in 2016/17. He has also had a number of senior management positions in supply chain assessment and accreditation organisations, including being responsible for business and product development.

Prior to this he had several different procurement roles including Director of Group Purchasing at Bradford & Bingley up to 2004 but he started his working career as a Print Production Manager. Sandy became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply in 2013.

Saran Kaur

Saran is a Senior Legaltech Engagement Manager within A&O’s Legal Technology Group. Based in Fuse (Allen & Overy’s tech innovation space), her role involves working with lawyers and clients on finding practical applications of legaltech. After working part-time in an IT support role whilst studying law and completing her Professional Diploma in Legal Practice, Saran was attracted by the potential for legal technology to transform many aspects of the way legal services are delivered. Her early career included legal automation and client solutions roles with Linklaters and Pinsent Masons.

Having worked on Legaltech-focused secondments in Dubai, Hong Kong and New York during her career, Saran has been able to identify the Legaltech needs for internal lawyers and clients in a range of jurisdictions and sectors.

Saran is passionate about empowering women in the lawtech field and is a member of #SheBreaksTheLaw and #WomenInLawTech.

Daniel Winterfeldt

Daniel is a partner in Reed Smith’s Global Capital Markets practice.

Daniel founded the Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London in 2006 to address US securities issues in the London market across law firms, banks and intermediaries.

Daniel is also the founder and chair of the InterLaw Diversity Forum, which seeks to promote meritocracy and inclusion for all diverse groups (LGBT+, BAME, Disability, Gender, and social mobility) in the legal sector. The InterLaw Diversity Forum currently has more than 6000 members from over 300 law firms and over 500 corporates and financial institutions.

Daniel was a member of the Equality & Diversity Committee at the Law Society of England & Wales for six years and is a member of the Judicial Diversity Forum organised by the Judicial Appointments Commission. Daniel was admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in 2013.

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