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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. 
Mark is one of the Dispute Resolution blog’s technical editors. He qualified as a lawyer in Australia and worked in private practice before joining LexisNexis. In addition to contributing to the Dispute Resolution blog, he also writes for a number of LexisNexis blogs, including the Future of Law blog.
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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14 Jan 2019

LexisNexis, working closely with the Civil Justice Council (CJC) and others, is poised to launch the first of three projects to create digital tools for the advice...

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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...

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16 Oct 2018

The act of sharing is an indelible part of our modern existence. Whilst social media is still awash with photos of holidays and brunches with friends, increasingly users...

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....

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26 Sep 2018

Believe it or not, technology is a vital component in the recruitment process. Through the application of advanced digital tools, tech can match candidates and businesses...

5 Sep 2018

Part 2 of the great debate over technology, editors Mark and Catherine weigh up the pros and cons of technology on collaboration in a rapidly changing legal landscape....

5 Sep 2018

Part 1 of the great debate over technology, editors Mark and Catherine weigh up the pros and cons of technology on collaboration in a rapidly changing legal...

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30 Jul 2018

Kit Burden, partner and global co-head of technology sector at DLA Piper, explores the impact of smart contracts for legal professionals in the future and discusses what...

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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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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.
Future Of Law
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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