How to decide what products to build

I am often asked "how do you decide what products to build?" and "where do good product ideas come from?".

Here are some of the points I...

In legal technology, less content can often be more valuable

There is an art to writing a good legal memo when you are outside counsel. Like any output or product, a memo needs to understand its...

There is more legal technology in the market than you think

When we think of legal tech, we often are drawn to technologies relating to contract automation, document management systems, knowledge...

Clarity trumps accuracy when communicating with stakeholders

I'm quite analytical by nature and so I like to understand things to a high level in order to make informed decisions and recommendations...

3 things I've learnt as a product manager that I didn't appreciate as a lawyer

I've learnt a huge amount being a lawyer - I reached this conclusion just after finishing my legal academic training and I hadn't yet...

Five emotions I felt when I took off my legal hat

For the last 2 years, I have been juggling work as a product manager alongside my responsibility for legal and operations at Clifford...

A starting prototype is like the first draft of a contract, not the version ready for signing.

I can count numerous times as both a private practice lawyer and a product manager when I've ended up in that conversation whereby the...

What do two years of GDPR tell us?

A recent round table event hosted by The Lawyer took a timely look at developments in data protection and the GDPR. Clifford Chance...

Accelerating digital transformation – Five key insights

Earlier this year, Clifford Chance collaborated with Forbes on a global survey of 300 senior business executives to understand their...

A directive creating a European Union collective action was adopted - overview and potential consequences in France

On 24 November 2020, the European Parliament endorsed a European Union directive on representative actions for the protection of the...