New podcast episode with Eliot Benzecrit on why contracts are enablers, not blockers

  • 28/07/2021

MLS Advantage member Sheildpay have a new episode of their podcast Shieldcast out now.

Host Geoff Dunnett is joined by co-founder of Avvoka, Eliot Benzecrit. They discuss the importance of data in contracts, whether automation tools should aim to co-exist with Microsoft Word and how to achieve interoperability of legaltech platforms.

Eliot Benzecrit is the Co-founder of Avvoka, the next-gen document automation tool. Prior to starting Avvoka in 2016, Eliot was a corporate M&A lawyer at Slaughter and May, in London. 

Eliot contributed to our recent Transaction Management eBook. You can read his insights on why we should care about data in contracts by downloading the book here.

In this Transaction Management episode of Shieldcast, Eliot and Geoff discuss:  

  • The disconnect between the knowledge of the precedent and what’s actually in generated deal documents
  • Whether lawyers should leave Microsoft Word
  • The two types of transactions where automation tools can provide real value
  • Why data structuring is so important for transaction management
  • How lawyers can use legaltech tools for cross party collaboration
  • Building an integrated legaltech system and how to achieve interoperability

Listen to the episode here. 

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