A podcast discussing the future of the legal profession

Aimed at law firm leaders and influencers, each episode is a thoughtful discussion with a diverse range of voices about ideas impacting the evolution of the legal profession.

Along the way, we’ll learn about challenges to be overcome, what’s worked in the past, and expert tips on what could make a difference in the future.


Recent Episodes

Introducing season 2

A sneak peak into Season 2 of the Fringe Legal podcast. Episode one of the second season comes out of November 7, 2019. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to be notified of new episodes.

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S1.E10 Clarissa Rayward on finding happiness in the practice of law

Clarissa Rayward, also known as ‘The Happy Family Lawyer’, specialises in helping couples stay out of Court and work together to reach a resolution to their relationship breakdown. A practising family lawyer,she is the Director of the Brisbane Family Law

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S1.E9 Thao Tran on crowdsourcing ideas, the importance of mentorship, and embracing the KM role

In this penultimate episode of season one, I speak with the fantastic Thao Tran. Thao is the Knowledge Manager at the international firm Fried Frank. She's based in New York, and is also the Member Liaison for ILTA in NYC.

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S1.E8 Nicola Shaver on design thinking for lawyers & law firms

Nicola Shaver is the global Director of Knowledge Management at Paul Hastings LLP in New York. In her role, she focuses on opportunities to optimize processes and introduce tools that will improve efficiency and productivity, and on leveraging the firm's

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S1.E7 Angela Dowd on developing an innovator’s mindset

Angela Dowd is the Director of Practice Innovation for the law firm of Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston, Massachusetts. In her current role with the firm, she is works with practice groups and administrative departments to increase efficiency and streamline

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The team

Fringe Legal is a project of a small, but dedicated team looking to bring the best resources discussing the future of the legal profession.

Abhijat Saraswat

Ab is the Host of the Fringe Legal podcast. He is a technologist, with an interest in LegalTech. 

Outside of the podcast, Ab is the VP, International Business at Litera. He is a Barrister (non-practicing), and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2015. Abhijat holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Science and Neuroscience from the University of Keele, UK.

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Priti Saraswat

Priti is the Content Strategist at Fringe Legal. She’s the mastermind behind which topics we should cover. 

When she is not busy thinking up ideas for the podcast, she’s a Knowledge Management professional, providing KM services to law firms in the US and internationally. 

Priti trained as a lawyer in the UK, and is now based in Chicago.


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Paula Chrysostomou

Paula is the Podcast Manager at Fringe Legal. One of her superpowers is uncovering rockstars, and booking them as guests for the show.  

Aside from the podcast, Paula is the International Channel Manager at Litera.