Andrea Miskolczi, Europe Director of Innovation, Dentons
David Jackson, Partner, Shoosmiths
David is a Partner and leads the Commercial Group at Shoosmiths, comprising its contracts, privacy & data and IP teams.
Having worked in in-house roles as well as in private practice, he is able to identify quickly with the key challenges faced by GCs and has collaborated with a number of clients to develop tailored practical solutions and programmes to help improve efficiency and performance.
In 2016, Shoosmiths launched Resource Solutions – an award-winning, comprehensive suite of products designed to assist in-house lawyers to ‘get more for less’. With Matters+, Shoosmiths is taking the next step in helping GCs and in-house lawyers free up more headspace for priority projects.
A skilled negotiator of tech and outsourcing contracts, David is ranked as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 and is described by Chambers & Partners as “pragmatic, very commercial and technically brilliant”.
Dan Wright, Partner, Osborne Clarke
Nick West, Chief Strategy Officer, Mishcon de Reya
Matt Byrne, Deputy Editor, The Lawyer
Matt Byrne is deputy editor at The Lawyer and writes news, features and opinion articles on a range of topics related to the business of law. In particular, Matt leads the editorial teams for major data-led reports including the UK 200, the US Top 50 and the Global Litigation 50 and has presented numerous live webinars and roundtable panel discussions on topical industry issues. Matt ran The Lawyer’s New York office between 2007 and 2009.