Our Aim

To be an indispensable career development resource for current or aspiring legal operations professionals.

Our Core Ethos

We believe legal operations professionals will shape the future of law. Through collaborative efforts we want to improve the visibility of this alternate legal career path, and promote personal achievement in this space. 

We want to provide the tools to help current legal ops professionals advance in their careers, as well as pull down the ladder for those that aspire to work in legal ops.

We want to be a connected space that allows legal ops people from around the world to collaborate, knowledge share and advance the legal profession.


How will we achieve that

Collaboration with Peers

Special Projects that provides the opportunity to push the space forward through collaborative efforts e.g. defining legal ops career path project.

– Special Projects Overview

– Defining the Legal Ops Career Path Project

Knowledge Sharing

A community knowledge (akin to a legal operations wiki) that makes all aspects of legal operations accessible, as well as an indispensable resource for legal ops career skills and pathways.

– Knowledge Base

– Career Skills

– Technology Skills

– Career Stories

– Podcast Episodes

Making Connections

Through managed networks and mentoring we provide the ability for legal ops professionals (or those that are trying to break in) to connect with each other and share insights and advice.

– Establishing Networks

– Creating Mentoring Relationships

– Sharing Jobs

Our Team

Marc May

Marc is the Founder of The Legal Technologist and Legal Ops Career. 

He qualified as a lawyer but quickly pivoted towards legal technology and a career in legal operations. Firstly managing the roll out of document automation at RPC, then as a consultant implementing CLM tools for global corporates at SYKE (now part of Consilio). After almost burning out he now supports businesses with content writing and marketing strategy.

His key focus is on presenting legal operations as an alternative to practising law and pushing legal operations forward. He is also co-organiser for the Legal Tech in the South West event, as well as Founder of My Legal Marketplace.

Marco Mendola
Relationships Director

Marco is a legal innovator, editor and podcaster. After completing a postgraduate course in Law & Digital Tech at Leiden University (Ned), he moved to the UK to begin his professional career in legal and fintech.

Fed up with reviewing dysfunctional contracts, he transitioned into legal technology – embracing the design thinking methodology. He has a proven track record in project management, excelling in providing educational training, mastering interactive workshops, and cultivating communities driven by a shared purpose.

He is an innovation consultant for start-ups and Relationships Director for The Legal Technologist and Legal Ops Career. As well as co-organiser of the Legal Tech in the South West event.