“We’re living through a time of unprecedented opportunity.”

Derek Southall is the Founder and CEO of digital advisory business, the Hyperscale Group, having spent over 24 years at Gowling WLG, latterly as Head of Innovation and Digital.

Derek speaks with Ben about how he sees legal tech as approaching a tipping point, where products on the market now have the ability to materially change the way that lawyers work. However, Derek also discusses the difficulty posed to General Counsel and other buyers by the range of options to buy, most of which require extensive integration and implementation work, and the threat to legal tech from less function-specific technology platforms.