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Be a problem expert, not a tech expert

By Sam Burrett For Lawyers Weekly

25 August 2020

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly
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The good news is that corporate counsel don’t actually need to know a lot about legal tech, writes Sam Burrett.

Corporate lawyers risk being sucked into a technology time trap in the post-COVID-19 world.

In-house legal teams want to upgrade their technology so they can meet the increasing demands of clients and adapt to the new operating environment.

But the legal tech landscape is complex and constantly changing; it’s hard to tell who does what. Vendors spruik CMS, DMS, ISO compliance and more. They’ve got AI for your contracts! Robots to replace your juniors!

How can in-house teams cut through the noise to identify legal tech that delivers meaningful ROI?

Throughout the pandemic, I have been privileged to speak with some of Australia’s top legal teams about resourcing, legal technology and the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis.

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