We live in a world of continuous evolution where digital transformation becomes a means of survival. The importance of having a strategy in place has been highlighted numerous times in the last year, with things like cloud computing serving as a further catalyst for digital transformation.

As cloud computing and digital transformation gain speed, and most organisations already somewhere on this journey, how do you measure ROI for your digital transformation?

This webinar will look at some practical examples of what the digital transformation journey looks like for organisations and their legal teams, exploring the ways in which it’s made processes much easier and more efficient.


  • What does digital transformation look like for legal teams?
  • Tech and digital transformation can be overwhelming, particularly for those only just starting on this journey. What are the main trends in this area and where should legal teams focus their efforts?
  • How are legal functions measuring ROI? What factors are they basing their strategy and investment on?
  • What role are cloud and cloud-based solutions playing in speeding up digital transformation?
  • Is true digital transformation still possible without the cloud?









Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Product, IP & Regulatory Affairs, DocuSign

An attorney for over 20 years, Puterbaugh has written and spoken extensively on issues related to digital transactions. He is a past Chairman of the Electronic Signature and Records Association and has spoken at a wide variety of conferences in the US and Europe including the annual Association of Corporate Counsel, and American Bar Association Technology conferences. He has published articles on a variety of topics related to digital transactions including simplifying legal workflows, the EU electronic signature law, eIDAS and the challenges of electronic signature implementations.

Simon Ferres, Chief Information Officer Legal, Deutsche Bank

Simon Ferres is the CIO for Deutsche Bank’s in-house Legal Department, overseeing a number of Technology change initiatives that are key to the Legal Digitization program at DB. Simon is currently working on a range of initiatives from cloud-based document management to spend analytics – using both 3rd party and internally developed products. He also works in collaboration with the DB Innovation Labs to continually assess the Legal Technology marketplace.

Prior to this role, Simon worked at Barclays Investment Bank with responsibilities for technology change across; Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, and Legal. Outside of work Simon is married with two young children, and let’s off steam by cycling and racing cars on the track.

Barry Matthews, SVP General Counsel & Director of Government Relations (UK & EMEA), Meggitt

Barry is the SVP General Counsel (UK & EMEA) for Meggitt plc. His role includes oversight of all legal matters relating to UK & EMEA, UK Government Relations and Group Legal Operations including panel firm review and management.

Barry sits on the board of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and was recently re-elected for a second term.


Richard Simmons, Features Editor, The Lawyer

Richard is The Lawyer’s features editor. He was previously editor of The Lawyer’s student publication Lawyer 2B, and therefore covers everything to do with legal education, training contracts and pupillage, as well as lawyers’ ongoing career development. Also falling within his remit are topics including diversity in law, pro bono and access to justice.