Angela is a City-trained lawyer with a range of in-house experience. Angela is passionate about using her blend of legal, design and ops experience to ensure that usability is at the heart of all legal operations. She strongly believes that legal should fit within the existing structure, practices and processes of a business, not the other way around.
Angela helps clients to evaluate perceived legal hurdles, prioritise business risks and co-design solutions to avoid or mitigate such risks. She ensures legal outputs are strategic, relevant and accessible to those that come into contact with legal touchpoints within businesses, helping clients manage risk efficiently and reach their underlying business objectives. She is also great at day-to-day legal support from creating policies, processes and legal templates to contract management, playbooks and toolkits.
Useful to know:
Whilst Angela is a lawyer by training, she also has a background in data analytics, behavioural economics and art & design (including time learning from and collaborating with creatives from Central Saint Martins). She is a certified UX designer, graphic designer and PRINCE2 project manager. In her spare time, she enjoys facilitating and participating in sprints with social enterprises, designers and developers for social good projects.
Worked with:Angela has supported legal design, operations and innovation projects in fast-growth companies and SMEs, as well as within larger corporates, the third sector and public and inter-governmental organisations. She has worked in both Magic and Silver circle law firms. She headed up the government backed initiative LawtechUK and is a regular guest speaker at Oxford University as part of their AI4Law programme.
What Angela's clients say:
Angela has been a great asset to our in-house team providing much needed overflow support on a high volume of deals at quarter and year ends. She always responds quickly, happily acting as the ‘first line of defence’ for our legal team and has directly supported our sales team to get their deals done. Her contract management and legal ops experience enabled her to get up to speed quickly with our business and her input to help improve our contract management processes and legal triaging was invaluable.