Presented by Fenwick Elliott LLP & Lineal
ayfie's linguistically advanced analytics solutions connect people, activities and time so you can build a winning case faster. The platform indexes, understands and organizes massive amounts of unstructured content at lightning speed.
Taking place at Barclays Eagle Labs
81 Palace Gardens Terrace
Notting Hill Gate, London W8 4AT
30th October 2019
18:00 - 18:45: Registration
18:45 - 19:00: Fenwick Elliott and ayfie: The first 3 months...
19:00 - 19:15: Lineal and ayfie: Lawyer Driven ECA
19:15 - 19:45: Q&A & Best Practices Discussion
19:45 - 21:30: Food, Drinks & Networking
Find out how ayfie uses linguistics for extracting data from documents
Technology experts & leaders in innovation
“Fenwick Elliott & ayfie: The first 3 months…”
Dr. Stacy Sinclair
Head of Technology and Innovation
Fenwick Elliot LLP
Stacy leads Fenwick Elliott’s technology and innovation initiatives. She oversees the development and implementation of new legal technologies, as well as collaborates and engages with clients on new digital technologies in the construction and legal industries. Prior to taking on this role in the firm, Stacy practiced as a Solicitor, advising clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues in construction and engineering matters and specialising in all major forms of dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Stacy’s first career as an Architect, principally designing large-scale projects such as stadiums, hospitals and education buildings in both the UK and the US, provides a unique expertise to develop the interface and collaboration between law and digital technologies in the construction industry.
“Lawyer Driven ECA - The talk will be discussing how using ayfie puts the power back into the hands of lawyers, particularly around ECA and the new Practice Direction 51U that essentially requires the ‘front loading’ of disclosure”
Director of Project Management
Hannah Burnett is the Director of Project Management at Lineal. As a lawyer (admitted in Queensland, Australia) with almost a decade of experience in eDiscovery, including six years working for major Australian law firms, Hannah has provided litigation support and eDisclosure advice on a range of matters including international arbitrations, litigation in multiple jurisdictions and commissions of inquiry.
Chief Technology Officer
Johannes Stiehler is chief technology officer at ayfie, where he heads product development of ayfie’s embedded search and text analytics solutions. Stiehler has worked with advanced linguistics and information retrieval throughout his entire career. Prior to joining ayfie in 2016, Stiehler founded searchgears GmbH which focused on developing unique search-based applications for a wide range of customers. He began his career in 2000, at a small technology company which was soon acquired by Fast Search & Transfer (FAST), a leading firm in enterprise and site search software at the time. At FAST, Stiehler headed the Linguistic Software Development team and worked on many challenging search projects for international companies as well as on FAST’s global internet search engine alltheweb.com (later sold to Overture / Yahoo!).
Stiehler is based in ayfie’s Munich office. He holds a master’s degree in computational linguistics, computer science and romance languages from the renowned Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.