GenAI Readiness Begins With Humans

In this thought-provoking episode of LawPod, Natalia Barbosa and Anshul Bajaj delve into the transformative role of generative AI in law and technology. Joined by Ed Sohn and Nimal Hemelge from Factor Law, they discuss the potential revolutionary effects that Generative AI tools like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and other LLM’s (Large Language Models) are going to have in legal practice.

The conversation highlights the challenges and ethical considerations of AI integration, its disruptive potential in legal careers, and the hopeful future it heralds for legal work amidst technological advancement. An enlightening discussion offering insights into the dynamic interface of law and technology, imbued with a sense of optimism for the future.


Edward Sohn, Global Head of Insights and Innovation and a member of the Executive Leadership at Factor.  Ed is a  prominent thought leader in the legal services innovation space and an attorney and computer scientist by training.  As well as many years in practice, Ed has led product management at Thomson Reuters and  global innovation and technology for EY Law globally, as well as pioneering the building of scaled legal delivery across a number of contexts.  Ed now leads Factor’s AI insights and innovation function globally.

Nimal Hemelge, Head of Practice Operations and a Delivery Executive for Factor Law, is a commercial and contracts expert that has lead legal and contracts process and quality improvement across key critical national infrastructure contracts ensuring operational delivery.  At Factor he oversees Legal and Contract Operations Delivery across a portfolio of global NYSE and FTSE100 clients.  He is also an Accredited Assessor for the UK Government Commercial Function; and Non Executive Director and Trustee Board Member of the Education Development Trust