The changing face of legal; AI, Innovation and Transformation (Manchester, UK)

5:30pm Wednesday, 4 December 2019
8:00pm Wednesday, 4 December 2019
DWF, Manchester Office
2 Scott Place, Hardman Street
Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AA
United Kingdom

Long live legal….and its ability to change!

Understanding how transformation happens in different industries can be essential to adapting how you approach your own challenges.  The legal industry has often been seen as antiquated and resistant to change.  Not anymore.  Come and see how a top law firm using AI, Technology and Innovation to improve their commercial standing.

The legal industry is evolving at a faster rate than ever before.  The pace of change from a people and technical perspective is amazing and DWF are at the forefront of this shift.  This event will give a platform to listen to key members of DWF’s leadership team on their stance around AI, Legaltech and Innovation, all underpinned by how they have kept people at the core of this transformation.   

This interactive session will help answer questions around how changes impact people and discuss the challenges faced by legal businesses during periods of significant change. 

This is an Ideal session for change managers, legal professionals and leaders in organisations who are looking at the impacts of growth or technology led change.

About our Speakers

Mark Qualter – CEO of Managed Services DWF

Mark is currently CEO of Managed Services at DWF and is responsible for leading the development and delivery of the Group's strategy of providing clients with an integrated solution for clients' complex legal services, managed and connected services needs.

Mark has 18 years' experience at RBS and has previously held senior strategy and business transformation roles within the RBS group. In his most recent role, Mark founded the AI capability for Commercial and Private Banking.  He is also a governor and chairs the audit committee at the Manchester Metropolitan University and was formerly a Council Member of the CBI's Regional Council for Yorkshire and Humberside.

Daniel Pollick – CIO DWF

Daniel Pollick is CIO of DWF, which is one of the most innovative and fastest growing legal businesses in the UK, and is the largest stock-market-listed legal business in the world.  Prior to his current role, Daniel was CIO and Director of Business Transformation at DLA Piper for more than 20 years.  His early career was in consulting and the energy industry.  He is a 1986 Oxford PPE graduate and is currently studying for a Master's degree in Management at Manchester University.

Event Timing

  • Registration - 5pm to 530pm
  • Presentations start - 530pm
  • Wrap up - 630pm - 645pm

Event sponsor 

We acknowledge and thank our event sponsor DWF for their support. 

DWF connect expert services with innovative thinkers across diverse sectors wherever their clients do business. As a global legal business, DWF’s teams operate internationally across sectors and across boundaries. Understanding clients' needs underpins the international strategy. By thinking beyond the conventional, they offer services that can deliver beyond expectations.

Event Details 

  • Members FREE, Non-Members £5. Members should login to claim the discount.
  • Times are GMT. 
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