Shilpa Bhandarkar

CEO, Linklaters | CreateiQ, London

Overview

Education and qualifications

Overview

Shilpa Bhandarkar is the CEO of CreateiQ, Linklaters’ proprietary contract management platform.

CreateiQ helps automate each stage of the contracting process from draft through to execution, as well as allowing institutions to unlock all contract data from the moment of contract creation.

Shilpa started her career as a lawyer at Linklaters, but then moved to entrepreneurship – successfully exciting a business and growing a legal technology start-up, before re-joining the firm as the Global Head of Innovation.

She is listed as a leading ‘Disruptor’ in The Lawyer Hot 100, 2019 and an ‘Individual winner’ of the ‘TechWomen100 Awards, 2018’. She is a mentor on the LegalGeek Women in LawTech programme.

Shilpa lives and breathes innovation and technology in the legal industry – so if you’re interested in learning about Linklaters’ approach – don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Education and qualifications

Shilpa holds an undergraduate and law degree from the National Law School of India (Bangalore, India) and an MBA from the Harvard Business School (Cambridge, USA).

Shilpa is qualified to practice law in India and England & Wales.