Financial News’s Ryan Weeks interviews Shruti Ajitsaria at Fuse, the legal tech incubator she leads for Allen & Overy. The incubator, opened in 2017, is designed to encourage conversation, with Ms Ajitsaria explaining: “lawyers, by their nature, aren’t necessarily that sociable, and they don’t love speaking to strangers.” She suggests that Fuse is also ushering in a more fluid way of working. “Times are changing… we need to try and make the workplace one where people are not doing manual tasks that they feel are not worthwhile work,” says Ms Ajitsaria.
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