Advisory Panel

  • Marcel Henri

    Global CIO

    Dentons

    Marcel Henri is the Global Chief Information Officer for Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. During his 16 years with the firm he has played an integral role in advancing the firm’s technology, especially as Dentons has rapidly expanded its glob…

  • Janet Day

    Consultant

    Janet Day Ltd

    Janet has worked in the broad sphere of legal IT virtually all her working life – even her MBA speciality was ‘Competitive Advantage in the Legal Profession’. After working in administration at A&O, Janet set up a specialist consultancy practice look…

  • Abby Ewen

    IT Director

    Berrymans Lace Mawer

    Abby has been IT Director at BLM for five years following 10 years at Simmons & Simmons where she was Director of Business Transformation. Prior to that she spent 10 years at Withers. Abby is responsible for aligning technology change across the firm in a strat…

  • Jonathan Patterson

    Managing Director

    DWF Ventures

    Jonathan is known for innovation in the business of law with particular expertise in R&D and service design. As the Managing Director and Head of Development for DWF Ventures, he is responsible for developing new ideas, delivering R&D priorities and su…

  • Kenneth Grady

    Adjunct Professor

    Michigan State University College of Law

    Ken Grady is Adjunct Professor and Research Fellow at Michigan State University College of Law and on the advisory boards of Elevate Services; MDR Labs; and LARI, Ltd.. Ken writes about innovation and the future of law and business. He is a Fellow of the College of L…

  • Bruna Pellicci

    Former CIO

    Ashurst

    Bruna Pellicci is the former Global IT Director at Ashurst. She has 30 years’ experience of working in IT across sectors including law and pathology. She has spent much of her time leading and transforming the IT capability of major organisations. Bruna sp…

  • Chris White

    CIO

    HFW

    Chris started his career in Financial Services holding senior IT positions at NPI Asset Management, Schroders, Henderson Investors and Cogent Investment Operations. He joined Law Firm Ashurst as CIO in 2002. Since leaving in 2009 he has undertaken the role of I…

  • Steve Sumner

    Director of IT

    Taylor Vinters

    Steve Sumner is the IT Director at Taylor Vinters, an international law firm, supporting the businesses which drive the innovation economy, and the entrepreneurs and private wealth that underpin them. With a practice that is global, operating from innovation…

  • Maurice Cashman

    Director, Enterprise Architects, Principle Engineer

    McAfee (Intel Security)

    Mo Cashman is the Director of the Enterprise Architecture team at Intel Security. He has over 15 years’ experience designing, implementing and managing cyber security solutions for large government and enterprise customers globally. In his current role, M…

  • David Robinson

    Head of Global IT Security

    Herbert Smith Freehills

    David Robinson MBE is the Head of Global IT Security for Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the world’s leading law firms, who advise many of the biggest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the globe. David leads the delivery and strategy f…

  • David Wood

    IT Director

    Watson Farley & Williams

    David is currently Global IT Director at Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), a Top 30 international law firm with 14 offices across 11 jurisdictions. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the legal industry with a focus on providing excellent client service…

  • Sayid Hussein

    Head of Global Systems Management

    Walkers Global

    Sayid was awarded the “Legal IT Leader” of the year award in 2017 and given his reputation it’s understandable why. He was previously the Director of IT for the Dentons UK&ME region. The world’s largest law firm & he now heads up…

  • Andrew Haslam

    UK eDisclosure Project Manager

    Squire Patton Boggs

    Andrew joined the London office in 2016 as UK eDisclosure Project Manager, after nearly 20 years of working as an independent consultant. He supports the Litigation and International Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. Working closely with the Practice Grou…

  • Peter Wright

    Managing Director

    DigitalLawUK

    Peter Wright is a Solicitor and leading expert in Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Social Media Law. As Managing Director of DigitalLawUK, he advises clients from across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America and has a strong following in the creat…