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Professional Services

Charlotte Gerrish

Founding Lawyer, Gerrish Legal

France

Bio

Charlotte is a lawyer (Solicitor of England, Wales & Ireland) and registered at the Paris Bar (98/5/EC), and was previously a registered Company Lawyer in Belgium. She recently obtained a Masters from Uppsala University in Intellectual property Law, with a distinction in her thesis. She founded her law firm Gerrish Legal less than 5 years ago in Paris and specializes in assisting international start-up businesses with commercial and data privacy matters. Charlotte also tutors on an international commercial law master’s in a Scottish University while also running her law firm. 

Contributions to Legal Tech

In 2019, Charlotte published a White Paper examining legal tech which builds template contracts, and the factors to be aware of as a client using such service. She provided this white paper free of charge online, and also offered a special offer for a template contract for any stakeholders concerned.

Charlotte has recently been published in the Legal Tech Textbook, considering how the law can be adapted in order to keep up with legal tech advances, and encouraging stakeholders to use legal tech to their advantage. She offers free and accessible content and advice online to third party websites considering the uses AI can have in the law and engaging in discussions with other parties. 

Charlotte is passionate about providing innovative legal tech that not only benefits law firms, but all stakeholders. Charlotte advises clients on legal issues whilst helping them develop their technology so that they can innovate whilst remaining legally compliant. Further, she publishes free legal tech guidance, which helps clients discover cost effective solutions and remain transparent about pricing – a major concern for many clients. 

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Kerry Westland

Head of Innovation & Legal Technology, Addelshaw Goddard