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Richard Newton

Richard Newton

Richard Newton our Chief Executive has worked with many of the world's largest law firms and legal operations teams. He has a passion and track record for building great teams that deliver the highest levels of customer service. 


With over two decades of legal tech experience, Richard was a co-founder of Contract Express and managed its European business.   After the acquisition by Thomson Reuters in 2015  he served as VP EMEA Contract Express before starting echo.legal in 2018. 


His mission for Echo is simple. To create the world's most trusted and capable source of independent legal automation advice.

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