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Beth Patterson – ESPconnect

Beth Patterson – ESPconnect

Beth Patterson is director of ESPconnect, a leading legal technology and innovation consulting business, and is an adjunct professor in the University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Law. She is a recognised legal technology leader with extensive consulting experience developing legal tech strategies, underpinned by her unique insight into building multidisciplinary teams to create a collaborative culture between lawyers and technologists. She assists clients in addressing the challenges of digital disruption, with a focus on strategy, product selection & implementation, education, and developing multidisciplinary teams. She also consults widely across the legal ecosystem on the strategic implications of artificial intelligence, especially in this new era of generative AI.

Beth is a member of the EDRM Global Advisory Council, a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management (COLPM), a fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In recognition of her industry leadership, she won the 2017 Lexis Nexis Janders Dean Innovation Special Achievement Award, the 2016 LawTech Legal IT Leader of the Year - Large Firm, and the 2015 ILTA Litigation Support Professional of the Year Distinguished Peer Award.


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