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Andrea Miskolczi

Europe Director of Innovation, Dentons

Austria

Bio

Andrea is the newly appointed Europe Innovation Director at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.  In her role, she leads the discussions on the Firm’s European innovation strategy and manages innovation and transformation activities to strengthen today’s business and create tomorrow’s revenue channels. Andrea brings more than 20 years of relevant experience to her new role. She was previously Chief Innovation and Business Development Officer at Wolf Theiss, where she also served in other senior marketing and business development roles. Prior to that, she worked for 11 years as a capital markets and corporate lawyer at various international law firms. She has significant experience in driving strategic innovation and legal tech initiatives to enhance client service delivery, develop disruptive new services, manage organizational change and support closer collaboration.

Contribution to Legal Tech

For Andrea (legal) technology is an enabler to achieve strategic goals. She likes to start with client’s or lawyer’s processes (issues, pains, JobsToBeDone) and works backwards towards technology. In terms of user adoption, she takes a focused approach and enthusiastically uses gamification to make the change relevant and less painful. Recently, she has pioneered in deploying and rolling -out HighQ, a project management and collaboration platform and achieved a remarkable 50% penetration within 12 months. Furthermore, she has developed contract management systems and other client-facing solutions on the basis of a low-code platform and its integrations. A frequent speaker on innovation, legal tech, leadership, and collaboration, a member of the Advisory Board of Lexpo – The Legal Innovation Event, and a former jury member of the Legaltech Hub Vienna, Andrea is passionate about the digital. transformation of the legal industry.

Other Nominees

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Silke Fritz

Counsel Banking & Finance, Baker McKenzie

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Kerry Westland

Head of Innovation & Legal Technology, Addelshaw Goddard