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Eliot Benzecrit (Guest author)

Shieldcast: Episode 015

Eliot Benzecrit on why contracts are enablers, not blockers

Co-founder of Avvoka, Eliot Benzecrit, discusses the importance of data in contracts, whether automation tools should aim to co-exist with Microsoft Word and how to achieve interoperability of legaltech platforms.


In this Transaction Management episode of Shieldcast, Eliot and Geoff discuss:  

  • The disconnect between the knowledge of the precedent and what's actually in generated deal documents
  • Whether lawyers should leave Microsoft Word
  • The two types of transactions where automation tools can provide real value
  • Why data structuring is so important for transaction management
  • How lawyers can use legaltech tools for cross party collaboration
  • Building an integrated legaltech system and how to achieve interoperability 


About our guest

Eliot Benzecrit is the Co-founder of Avvoka, the next-gen document automation tool. Prior to starting Avvoka in 2016, Eliot was a corporate M&A lawyer at Slaughter and May, in London. 

Website: www.avvoka.com

LinkedIn: Avvoka

Twitter: @avvokadocs

Eliot contributed to our recent Transaction Management eBook. You can read his insights on why we should care about data in contracts by downloading the book here

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