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Al-Karim Makhani

Vice President of Consulting and Information Governance at TransPerfect Legal Solutions

About Al-Karim

Al-Karim is a Vice President at TransPerfect Legal Solutions, where he advises members of the legal profession on optimizing the practice of law through automation, analytics and artificial intelligence. He is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and an EU data privacy expert certified by the International Institute of Privacy Professionals. 

Al-Karim has lectured at various academic institutions, most recently the University of London, University of Heidelberg and University of Law. He regularly contributes to leading industry bodies in a peaking or advisory capacity. These include the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Bar Association, Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats, ArbTech, Global Leaders in Law and Legal Geek. He has recently authored a chapter on disintermediation and dematerialisation in Kluwers Law’s textbook on International Arbitration. Al-Karim is passionate about leveraging technology to improve access to justice and has worked with organizations like The Stephen Lawrence Trust, and InvestIN Education in that vein.

Prior to his move into the legal technology space, Al-Karim was a senior disputes practitioner in the London and Hong Kong offices of Stephenson Harwood.

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