Partner NewLaw, PwC Australia
Mick Sheehy joined PwC as a partner in October 2018 to build and run PwC’s Australian NewLaw practice, focussed on providing strategic consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions to legal departments. Mick is a recognised international leader in the field of legal innovation and transformation, having won numerous international legal innovation awards and with his work the subject of a case study for Harvard Law School. Mick founded and chaired the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium Australia, an industry body established to share best practice legal operations and innovation knowledge. Mick is a member of the advisory board to Swinburne Law School, has an extensive commercial and M&A background and before PwC spent 14 years at Telstra where he was General Counsel.
"In order to stay relevant the Legal Department of the future must not only work more efficiently but also contribute material new value it doesn’t provide today. Technology will be the enabler of both."