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What is a smart legal contract?

As the digital world evolves, terms such as NFTs, smart contracts and blockchain are making their way into the mainstream but what do these terms actually mean? And how can they benefit you, your work or your company?

In the third video in our series, Sally Mewies, Partner and Head of the Technology & Digital Group, explains everything you need to know about smart contracts.

A smart legal contract is…

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This video forms part of our #WMTechTalk, a series of content tackling some of the crucial tech and legal issues our clients encounter in relation to the development, implementation and operation of technically innovative services and products.

Visit our #WMTechTalk homepage to learn more.

How we can help

Please contact Sally if you have any queries about the points covered in the video or need any advice or assistance.

Our Technology & Digital experts are well placed to advise on all aspects of commercial agreements, disputes involving blockchain and other technologies and any concerns from a regulatory perspective.

For a more detailed look at smart legal contracts, read Sally’s latest article “Smart legal contracts: An explanation and practical advice”.

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  • Specialists from our Technology & Digital Group recently gave a flavour of developments to look out for in 2022.  Read “What to look out for in 2022” and learn about key developments in smart contracts and NFTs, data protection and e-privacy reform, increased scrutiny of Big Tech, the digital supply chain, and much more.
  • What is a blockchain? In the first video of the series, Luke Jackson explains what blockchain actually is and the associated benefits.
  • What is an NFT? In the second video of the series, Luke Jackson explains what is an NFT, how an NFT works and the benefits of using the technology.



Head of Technology & Digital

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Luke's contact details

'+44 (0)113 283 4412

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