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ALTA Appoints Inaugural CEO To Grow Voice And Value For The Vibrant Australian Legal Tech Sector

The Australian Legal Technology Association (ALTA) has appointed Ms Morag Latta as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer, charged with growing the voice of the vibrant Australian legal technology sector and value to members.

ALTA President, Mr Julian Uebergang said Ms Latta was chosen after an extensive selection process.

“Morag is an outstanding choice, with a deep understanding of the legal market and senior leadership experience gained at across the legal tech ecosystem, from large international legal technology and publishing companies to small Australian start-ups with global ambition,” he said.

Ms Latta was previously Chief Executive Officer of BarBooks Australia and has also held senior marketing and operational development roles at Thomson Reuters and Lexis Nexis.

“This appointment marks a significant milestone in ALTA’s own organisational development and an exciting new chapter for ALTA as we focus on growing the influence and impact of ALTA and further extending value we offer to our members and the rapidly-changing legal community”.

“An energetic, values driven and innovative leader, she brings a proven ability to deliver growth and a robust organisation framework to her role to support ALTA’s future success” he said.

Commenting on her appointment, Ms Latta said she was thrilled to be taking on the role.

“ALTA holds a unique place in supporting the development and growth of the Australian legal technology sector,” Ms Latta said.

“I look forward to working collaboratively with our members, partners and stakeholders across the legal community to advance Australian legal technology and innovation on the local and global stage,” she said

“My immediate priorities are to meet with members to build a deeper understanding of the value ALTA can offer to our community, and to commence working with the Board to deliver on ALTA’s strategic plan”

About ALTA

The Australian Legal Technology Association’s purpose is to foster Australian innovation at the intersection of law and technology. ALTA provides a community to Australian legal technology companies for information sharing, collaboration and building the presence of Australian legal technology on the global stage.

Since its foundation in 2017, ALTA has grown to represent 80+ Australian legal technology members companies and a thriving community of advocates from across the legal community, offering a compelling events program which includes the bi-annual ALTACON, a thriving Women of ALTA community and Global Legal Technology research.