Alistair Maiden: Award Winning Legal Technologist, Founder of Syke
SEASON: 02 | EPISODE: 05
Special Guest: Alistair Maiden
"When I am interviewing I ask–– Is this person brave? Is this person willing to take a risk? Are they willing to battle with their own personality to get better? Are you ready to face up to your own negative self?" In this episode I am interviewing Alistair Maiden Alistair is a former lawyer turned legal technologist and founder of Syke, a legal technology company. We discuss:
- Leaving practice to launch a legal tech company.
- Technology and innovation in the legal profession.
- Why legal tech frees up lawyers to do what they are trained to do.
- Thoughts for lawyers and corporate legal teams about adoption of legal tech.
- Why law firms are slower to adopt legal technologies.
- How perfectionism and fear of failure hold lawyers back, and how as lawyers if we can embrace failure, innovate and pivot this can be incredibly powerful.