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Catherine is one of the Future of Law's digital editors. She graduated from Durham University with a degree in English Literature and worked at a barristers chambers before joining LexisNexis. 
Dana Denis-Smith is an entrepreneur and former Linklaters lawyer and international journalist. She founded Obelisk in 2010 to keep ex-City lawyers working flexibly, around their family or other personal commitments. Obelisk is an award-wining business having been Highly Commended in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2012 and a runner up in the Managing Partner Forum Awards. Dana was one of ten European lawyers shortlisted in the Individual Legal Innovator category of the FT awards in 2012. In 2007 she founded the award – wining emerging markets specialist business Marker Global. In 2010 she was featured in Management Today magazines “35 under 35” list of female high flyers. The yearly list features a roll call of the most inspirational businesswomen under the age of 35 in the UK. She graduated with a Bsc in International History and Msc in Political Economy from the London School of Economics. She is a member of the Law Society.
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For anyone in the legal profession who wants to understand the latest industry developments, key market trends, recent technology changes and how to succeed in the business of law.
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21 Nov 2018

In the space of 5 years, spending on legal aid has shrunk by more than £1billion in the UK. By the autumn of 2019, the Ministry of Justice will have seen cuts to its...

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24 Oct 2018

At the recent London Law Expo 2018, LexisNexis hosted a speed panel session, entitled: Delivering on the Tech Promise. The panel comprising Ruth Ward, Allen & Overy; Mike...

19 Oct 2018

 Moving forwards, some legal service buyers are excited to see if technology will develop in parallel with their needs. But it’s the interpersonal sphere where...

15 Oct 2018

 Clients are being more articulate with what they want from their law firms in the current climate. Why? Because they don’t want to compromise and, more...

8 Oct 2018

 The legal service buyers we spoke with are generally supportive of legal technology, on the understanding that it is used as a supportive tool, not a replacement....

1 Oct 2018

 Law firms need to understand their client’s business, according to the legal service buyers we spoke with; it’s the key to both attracting and retaining...

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24 Sep 2018

 In a five-part series, LexisNexis interviews the buyers of legal services about what the law firm of the future holds...Part 1 looks at the traps and opportunities...

14 Aug 2018

I have in the past expressed exasperation on these pages at the sensationalisation of legal news.  It is not without some hesitation, then, that I have chosen to write...

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27 Jul 2018

For the past 8 years now, I’ve been sitting on the legal innovation bus - trying to bring fresh ideas and models of working. This strange and wonderful journey began just...

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9 Jul 2018

Last week, LexisNexis hosted a collaborative roundtable with Legal Geek: The Future of Work, sponsored by north-east investment programme, Invest Newcastle. Ushered in by...

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we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
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we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
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we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
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