Barclays will launch a law-tech incubator in
London, in partnership with the Law Society and with the
backing of a dozen law firms. Stephanie Pagni, general counsel
for Barclays UK, tells IFLR how the project has
How has Barclays come to be involved in law-tech, as it's
not traditionally associated with financial services?
I'll give you some background on how all this came about.
Just over a year ago when I took over the role, one of the
things I did was to familiarise myself with the sort of things
that the Barclays UK businesses do. I took my team to visit one
of the Eagle Labs [a network of spaces in the UK in which
Barclays aims to accelerate UK business to enable collaborative
innovation and digital empowerment], located in Cambridge.
It was really about getting to know that part of the
business better, talking to startups that...