Law & Order: Data Management Unit

In-house lawyers should see legal data as a means to derive major benefits for their firms, D2 Legal Technology's Akber Datoo tells Joanna Wright

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Akber Datoo, founder and managing partner, D2 Legal Technology

In-house legal teams have not traditionally seen reference data management as their responsibility, but Akber Datoo wants to change that.

The founder and managing partner of D2 Legal Technology says a lack of governance around how legal data is stored and made accessible to the rest of the firm has led to poor quality data that affects the entire organization.

"Legal data is managed very, very poorly because lawyers have seen their job as ending when a contract is signed and only rolled out if