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Nicola Shaver

Managing Director of Innovation and Knowledge, Paul Hastings


Nicola Shaver is the Managing Director of Innovation and Knowledge at Paul Hastings, based in New York. She is responsible for setting innovation strategy at the firm, including driving innovation initiatives globally and leading teams responsible for leveraging innovative technology solutions on behalf of the firm’s attorneys and clients. A former lawyer from Sydney, Australia, Nicola is passionate about driving positive change in the legal industry. She leverages principles from agile methodology, design thinking, Lean Six Sigma and change management strategy to run her teams and drive adoption, and is co-founder of Legaltech Hub, a platform that provides a free search across the world’s most comprehensive directory of legal technology for the commercial legal market. In 2020, Nicola was named ILTA’s Innovative Leader of the Year.