Richard Newton is VP EMEA Contract Express at Thomson Reuters. He was a co–founder of Contract Express, the leading legal document automation solution which became part of Thomson Reuters in late 2015. He is responsible for the EMEA business and has worked with all of the leading law firms and in house legal teams that have adopted the solution outside the Americas. Over the last decade there has been a dramatic change in the way lawyers address volume transactional work using automation. Richard has a broad insight into how software solutions are enabling this change.