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Whether it’s managing risk at Disney, or driving growth at scaleups, legal teams need to know how to communicate effectively. Electra Japonas, Founder of the Law Boutique, explains how to bridge the gap. Hi 👋 who are you?  My name’s Electra, I’m the founder of The Law Boutique.  What inspired you to found the Law Boutique? I spent ten years working in-house, but never just on the legal side. My role had always been a…
What does legal look like at a hypergrowth tech company? We catch up with Suzanne Phillips, senior legal counsel at Zendesk, to discuss successful legal teams and lessons learned from Salesforce and Cisco.  Hi 👋 who are you?  I’m Suzanne Phillips, I’m the senior legal counsel for EMEA regions at Zendesk. What do you do at Zendesk? My primary function is to support the sales team. I also negotiate agreements with customers and offer…
What makes a good lawyer? We catch up with Colin S. Levy, corporate counsel at Salary.com, to identify key skills lawyers can implement to work smarter and drive collaboration.  Welcome back, Colin 👋 Thank you! How would you define a good lawyer?  Lawyers are frequently asked to wear many hats and offer feedback, ideas and opinions instead of legal advice. One of the most common hats is of a ‘friend and advisor’, but historically, lawyers…
New year, new plans – as Habito scales and prepares to add to its existing product portfolio, how do the legal team prioritize to match this growth? We caught up with Rohan Paramesh, Habito’s General Counsel, to find out. Welcome back Rohan 👋 Great to be back! What’s new with Habito? We’ve had many exciting developments as we try to improve the overall home-buying process. In addition to our mortgage-broking activities, Habito launched as a…
  In our whitepaper, I discuss the uncollaborative nature of contracts that live in Word, and the consequences of trying to drag static documents into a data-driven world. Contracts are crucial to every business; people manage them horribly; and everyone hates them. Let’s look at the facts: according to IACCM, roughly 80% of revenue flowing between businesses is governed by contracts. At the same time, 80% of contracts are handled using manual, unscalable…
As 2019 came to a close and the legal community shared tech roundups and new year predictions, I noticed a prevailing thread amongst the voices. 2019 focused too much on legal tech, and not enough on collaborative behaviours, listening to customers, and and the “boring” task of delivering a better service. There’s plenty of active discussion around innovation, how the industry needs to change, and what innovation means for the legal industry. But on the…
University is a mountain of challenges, coursework, and caffeine, until you finally graduate. The hard part’s over, but there’s still an obstacle between you and the summit  – choosing a career path.  Juro’s newest legal engineer, Jeremy, highlights the experiences that led him to a career at a fast-paced tech startup. Three years, a ton of caffeine, the occasional university melodrama… and I graduated with a law degree. But what now?  Choosing a career path…
  How do media lawyers at Bauer Media balance the scale of legal work with the technology shift? We caught up with senior legal counsel, Alice Douglas, to find out. Hi 👋 who are you? My name’s Alice, I’m Senior Legal Counsel at Bauer Media UK. Bauer Media UK is a network of multi-platform entertainment brands including Grazia, Heat, KISS, Empire, Magic and Absolute Radio. Bauer Media UK is part of the Bauer Media Group,…
Juro has announced a $5.25m Series A led by USV – so why should you care and what happens now? Juro CEO and co-founder Richard Mabey shares his thoughts. Last week we announced our Series A round, led by New York-based Union Square Ventures, taking our funding to $8m.  On the back of lots of press coverage, it’s tempting for founders to view fundraising as success in itself. But fundraising is just one of…
Juro has raised a $5m Series A round led by Union Square Ventures (USV). The New York-based fund were early backers of Twitter, Twilio and Kickstarter. For more information or to request an interview, contact tom@juro.com.  Juro, the end-to-end contract management platform, has raised a $5m Series A led by New York-based Union Square Ventures (USV) – the backers of Twitter, Twilio, Etsy and Kickstarter – in a rare US-to-Europe investment in legal tech.…