Streamlining Document Drafting: Options for Document Automation

Document Automation:OD10252

On Demand Webinar

Duration: 49 minutes

Moderated by: Sam Moore and Alexandra Cabannes

Registration Fee: Lex Mundi members / Non-members - No Charge.

Course Description:

How many engagement letters or non-disclosure agreements does your firm create in a year? Are they formatted consistently with up-to-date wording? Do your lawyers lose valuable time drafting them? These documents are some of the first ones that firms often automate using technology. Come learn about two member firms' experiences with document automation.

  • Reasons to use document automation tools.
  • Various tools and approaches.
  • The benefits of software only - Contract Express (Arendt & Medernach, member firm for Luxembourg)
  • The details of a fully managed service - Clarilis (Burness Paull LLP, member firm for Scotland)
  • Challenges in any document automation effort.


Alexandra Cabannes / Director Knowledge Management / Arendt & Medernach

Alexandra Cabannes is the Director of Knowledge Management at Arendt & Medernach (Lex Mundi member firm for Luxembourg) since March 2013. Since joining Arendt, Alexandra has put in place a knowledge management team and structured knowledge to better serve our clients, improving efficiency and adding value to the business. In charge of developing and deploying relevant know-how materials and online tools, Alexandra permanently ensures with her team that legal and tacit knowledge is shared within the firm. She also implements and improves legal technology, digitalization and manages knowledge innovation. Alexandra Cabannes holds two law degrees (litigation and business law) from the Université Panthéon-Assas (France) and a Master’s degree in Tax law from the Université Panthéon-Assas (France).

Sam Moore / Innovation Manager (Qualified Solicitor) AMBCS Accredited Legal Technologist / Burness Paull LLP

Sam Moore is the Innovation Manager at Burness Paull LLP (Lex Mundi member firm for Scotland), having previously practiced there as a construction solicitor and a legal technologist. Sam’s original background was in computer science, before coming to the legal profession as a graduate. Sam’s role involves the assessment of new technology for increasing efficiency across the firm, assisting clients with particular technology challenges and ensuring that the firm has the most up-to-date knowledge possible of the quickly changing legal technology landscape. Outside of his core duties at Burness Paull, Sam is an advisory board member of Lawscot Tech, and teaches the Diploma course "Introduction to Legal Innovation and Technology” at the Glasgow University School of Law.

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