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Lior Nickig

Lior Nickig

Head of Legal and Consulting Operations – Disputes, Competition and Insurance, Consulting Solutions and Industry, MinterEllison

GenAI and Fusion Teams: a Catalyst for Innovation

Embracing GenAI isn't just about technology adoption. It requires a comprehensive strategy to effectively integrate GenAI into a business model and a key component of this is bringing people from different disciplines together to collaborate, innovate, and solve complex problems. People are the cornerstone for integrating GenAI in a way that catalyses innovation, drives efficiency, and propels an organisation or legal team forward. This session will explore the critical role cross-disciplinary teams play in executing a GenAI strategy and driving a competitive advantage in a landscape where being nimble and quick to adapt is key.

  • Role of fusion teams: how diverse skills contribute to successful GenAI integration
  • How to establish and manage a fusion team effectively
  • The significance of people leadership in effectively driving a GenAI strategy
  • Examples of potential hurdles for fusion teams and how to navigate these obstacles
  • Insights from legal, talent and operations professionals on their fusion team experience
  • Case Studies of successful GenAI implementation using fusion teams

Key Learnings

  1. Deep understanding of the pivotal role of fusion teams in driving a GenAI strategy
  2. Fundamental principles of, and practical tips for, forming and effectively managing fusion teams
  3. Insights from a fusion team – what has been a success, lessons learned and the impact on a GenAI strategy

About Lior

Lior is the Head of Legal and Consulting Operations for the Disputes, Competition and Insurance and Consulting Solutions businesses at MinterEllison. She leads and executes digital transformation initiatives within these businesses, focusing on harnessing workflow automation, GenAI and digital technologies to streamline internal processes and elevate the client and employee experience.

The foundation of Lior's career was spent practicing as a lawyer and notary, after which she transitioned into knowledge management and she has been involved in the legal operations profession since 2019. She is passionate about strategic design and the intersecting role of people, process and technology as a mechanism to drive change and deliver legal and consulting services efficiently and innovatively.