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Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.

Richard has practised as a commercial litigator for over 15 years and in that time has represented some of Scotland's leading businesses, individuals and public sector organisations in disputed matters. Richard has been praised by clients for his "clear, straightforward and sensible" legal advice (Chambers) and for his "ability to manage complex insolvency litigation" (Legal 500). He is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers' Association, is a solicitor-advocate and the lead commercial litigation tutor on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.

Richard is recognised by The Legal 500 as an expert in intellectual property, commercial litigation and insolvency and corporate recovery.

Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.
Amy is a content writer and marketing manager at LexisNexis. She previously worked as an independent writer and researcher, for clients such as, Unilever, Kantar TNS, The Soil Association, MasterCard and Lufthansa Airlines. She has written for national publications, including City A.M. and Financial IT. Amy now writes and plans editorial content for the LexisNexis blogs, campaigns and industry magazine features. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Italian and French from the University of Warwick.
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