Contributors

Dana Denis-Smith is the CEO and founder of Obelisk Support, a legal services provider offering flexible legal solutions to FTSE100 and law firms with highly-skilled lawyers. Obelisk Support was listed as one of the fastest-growing businesses in Europe in 2018 by the Financial Times.

A TedX speaker, Dana regularly speaks at industry events and in the media on gender equality, entrepreneurship and legal technology. In 2019, she was recognised by the Legal 500 for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Services and in 2018, she was voted Legal Personality of the Year at the LexisNexis Awards
Amy leads the thought leadership and content marketing strategy for LexisNexis UK, creating insights for corporates and legal professionals. She is an established writer and researcher, having contributed in publications, such as The Law Society, LPM, City A.M. and Financial IT.
Alex Heshmaty is a legal copywriter and journalist with a particular interest in legal technology. He runs Legal Words, a legal copywriting and marketing agency.

Louisa leads marketing for the in-house legal community at LexisNexis. She joined the dedicated in-house team at LexisNexis four years ago and has a passion for driving and facilitating initiatives which are customer-focused at their heart. Her vision is to support in-house counsel succeed in their fast-evolving role based on deep insight, data analysis and best practice gathered across the in-house community.

Prior to her in-house focused role, Louisa led the marketing for the bar and mid-market private practice sectors as well as product marketing lead for LexisPSL - LexisNexis' cloud based, practical guidance and legal research software solution.

She brings 20 years' marketing experience both client and agency side, specialising in B2B marketing in the Legal, TMT (Telco, Media and Technology) and Financial Services industries. In both South Africa, Europe and the UK.

Louisa is also an active member on the LexisNexis Gender Equality Matters (GEM) steering committee and is involved with the Families at LexisNexis Group which brings together, supports and lobbies for change those with an interest in balancing the challenges of work and family.

Gearoidin has worked in the legal services and legal technology and information sector for over 10 years, both as a practising solicitor and more recently as an Account Manager at LexisNexis.  

Gearoidin works with individuals in both legal and financial services to plan and implement technological change programmes, helping organisations achieve strategic business goals.

Covid-19

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Tech implementation for in-house lawyers - Best practices and lessons learned. Find out how to navigate with technology in times of uncertainty.

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With the encouraging news that a vaccine for COVID-19 is probably just around the corner, my thoughts have turned to the world of legal business development (BD) and how...

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In-House

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Life after lockdowns: what does the future look like for your career in legal?
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What does this mean for lawyers looking at their career plans longer-term? You need to think now about how these three big ideas will impact on your...

How has COVID-19 impacted the business of law?
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The size of a firm will often have a bearing on how it is impacted by external factors. For example, an economic shift can have a strikingly different...

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The future of virtual justice: Is there still a place for brick and mortar courts?
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Tech implementation: best practices and lessons learned
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Tech implementation for in-house lawyers - Best practices and lessons learned. Find out how to navigate with technology in times of uncertainty.

Business development predictions in a post-COVID world
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Banking & Finance: LIBOR transition - how can LexisNexis help you mitigate risks?
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Covid-19 Response and Recovery: Lessons from The Law Society of Scotland’s In-house Legal Virtual Festival 2020
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