Silke Graf is Head of Legal Tech & Managed Legal Services at PwC Legal Austria. She was an attorney-at-law and is currently a counsel, focusing full-time on Legal Tech.
Prior to this, Silke worked for a renowned Viennese boutique law firm, where she specialized in intellectual property law, in particular in the areas of unfair competition, trademark law and copyright law. She also gained experience as a product owner as well as a product manager in companies in the field of software development for the legal industry.
In 2018, she was one of the winners of the Women of Legal Tech Award.
Contribution to Legal Tech
Silke takes care of the implementation of software at PwC Legal Austria and of the development of digital business models and products for clients. In doing so, she plans and supports the onboarding in the law firm, leads the project management of the development of digital products and services and develops new applications herself with no-code platforms in close collaboration with all practice areas.
She also supports Christian Oehner (Managing Partner of PwC Legal Austria and Global Legal Tech Leader) in shaping the Global PwC Legal Tech Agenda and supports the network with related inquiries.
Furthermore, Silke is a board-member of the association Disruption Disciples Austria and as such planned, organized and moderated the Vienna Legal Tech ’19, a one-day conference on Legal Tech. She is again working on the program for the next VLT that had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Silke has also been publishing articles on Legal Tech and is a speaker/lecturer on Legal Tech and related topics.