LEGALTECH LONDON

LEGALTECH

Forum

LONDON 2020

The Innovation Journey

11th February 2020

De Vere Holborn Bars, London

What to expect:

The Legal Tech forum will bring together leaders from a wide range of firms and in-house teams to discuss the latest insight and use cases within this segment of disruptive technology.  We will review the best practices from the leading authorities on legal technology and have a number of exciting panels on the progress of technology within the legal industry.  

 

The summit will host a varied program of panel discussions and presentations focussed on technology that can empower the legal profession.  

Why?

  • Highlight key technology challenges

  • Help the audience understand that there is a journey to disruptive tech and therefore map out a clear roadmap of embedding tech alongside your strategic goals

  • Understand the different types of technology out there and show clear use cases where ROI has been achieved

  • Helping decision makers understand how to proceed with their transformation plans

  • Understand AI and the data economy

  • Look at ethics issues surrounding disruptive technology 

  • Look at the future of arbitration and litigation in light of disruptive technology

 

Four main themes:

  • Artificial Intelligence  - Practical uses of artificial intelligence 

  • Blockchain - Understand how blockchain is changing the legal industry with a focus on Smart Contracts

  • Legal Process Automation - Firms need to understand there is a journey to effectively applying AI and Blockchain technology.  This theme will look at how firms are successfully automating legacy processes to enable the use of disruptive tech. 

    • How to make real and tangible innovation come to life with limited budget and resources

    • Adopting legal technologies and integrating with your IT legacy systems

  • Big Data & Security​

AGENDA

Keynote: Legal Decision Making

Data driven decision making is changing the role of the lawyer, where does the lawyer start and the machine take over?  How technology changes the role of the lawyer from legal advisor to a broader business, risk and asset advisor.

 

09:25 am

Gideon Cohen

Co-founder - Solomonic

Panel: Legal Labs UK

09:50 am

Moderator:

Victoria Thompson, Group Head of Innovation Legal at Barclays Bank

Panellists:

  • Dan Sinclair - MDR Labs, Mischon De Reya

  • Chris Grant -Barclays Eagle Labs

  • Shruti Ajitsaria - Partner & Head of Fuse - Allen & Overy

  • Laura Bygrave - Innovation & Ventures Lead – Deloitte Legal

Panel: Can Code Be Law?

10:30 am

Moderator:

Professor Stephen Hardy, PhD, LLB, SFHEA, MCIArb, FRSA, Barrister. Coventry University Law School

Panellists:

  • Alfonso Delgado Ruis, Consultant

  • Christopher Sykes, BPP Law School

  • Tatiana Botskina, Founder of LiberAI

  • Sally Sfeir Tait, CEO of Regulaition

Keynote: The Future Lawyer

11:10 am

Rob Marrs,

Law Society of Scotland

Panel: LawTech Landscape UK

11:30 am

Moderator:

Naveed Dhada,  Founder SpecLegal

 

Panellists:

  • Jenifer Swallow, Director LawTech UK Delivery Panel

  • Rob Marrs, Head of Education - Law Society of Scotland

  • Sophia Adams Bhatti, Head of Strategy and Policy - Simmons Wavelength

  • Alexandra Cardenas, Head of Commercial &Technology Law- Law Society of England & Wales

Keynote: The Right Kind of Loud

Navigating relationships in the legal tech space requires a nimble approach. We’re all operating under the new paradigm of ‘Attention is the new currency’. 

How do we make sure we’re actually getting through to the person we’re trying to reach?

12:00 pm - 12:20pm

Kim A. Page

Author, Communication Expert

LUNCH

Panel: In-house Technology Landscape & Challenges

1:05 pm

Moderator:

Mari Cruz Taboada,

Head of Legal Innovation at Lexington

Panellists:

  • Natalie Sulanke, VP & Head of Legal at Fleetcor​; 

  • Tom Dunlop, CEO at Summize;

  • Erika Pogano, Head of Legal Innovation & Design - Simmons Wavelength

  • Olga Garcia, General Counsel at Cubico

Keynote: Sibyl AI

1:40 pm​

Richard Strauss,

Sibyl AI

Key discussion points: How technology is breaking down professional silos in law, the importance of being able to test AI products, and what firms need to put in place to do this (especially minimum viable corpuses and sandboxes), value of innovation teams and a Sibyl use case

Panel: Arbitration & Litigation in Light of Disruptive Technology

2:00 pm

Moderator:

  • Tomas VailVail Dispute Resolution

Panellists:

  • Jennifer Hartzler, AlphaSights

  • Hafez R Virjee, Delos Dispute Resolution

  • Sam Roberts, Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP

  • Daniel Hayward, Fieldfisher LLP

Keynote: Ethics & AI

2:40 pm​

Christina Blacklaws

Former President of The Law Society of England & Wales

Panel: Women in LawTech

3:00 pm

Moderator:

  • Christina BlacklawsFormer President of The Law Society of England & Wales

Panellists:

  • Virginia Clegg, DAC - Beachcroft; 

  • Joanna Goodman, Writer; 

  • Nadine Bairle, Global Head of Technology - Clyde & Co

  • John Croft, President and Co-Founder - Elevate

  • Dr Huma Sodher, Barrister

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John Croft

President and Co-Founder - Elevate

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Christopher Sykes,

BPP Law School

Virginia Clegg,

DAC at Beachcroft

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Tatiana Botskina,

Founder of LiberAI

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Gideon Cohen,

Co-founder - Solomonic

Chris Grant,

LawTech Director at Barclays Ventures

SPEAKERS

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Christina Blacklaws

Former President of The Law Society of England & Wales

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Rob Marrs,

Law Society of Scotland

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Mari Cruz Taboada,

Head of Legal Innovation at Lexington

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Joanna Goodman,

Writer

Natalie Sulanke,

VP & Head of Legal at Fleetcor​

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Chetan Phull,

Smartblock Law

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Richard Strauss,

Sibyl AI

Dan Sinclair,

MDR Labs, Mischon De Reya

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Nadine Bairle,

Global Head of Legal Technology at Clyde & Co

Shruti Ajitsaria,

Partner & Head of Fuse,

Allen & Overy

Jenifer Swallow,

Director LawTech UK Delivery Panel

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Prof. Stephen Hardy,

Professor of Law, Head of Law School at Coventry Law School

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Alfonso Delgado Ruis,

Consultant

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Tom Dunlop,

CEO at Summize

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Sophia Adams Bhatti,

Head of Strategy and Policy

Simmons Wavelength

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Erika Pagano,

Head of Legal Innovation and Design  

Simmons Wavelength

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Alfonso Delgado Ruis,

Consultant

Dr Huma Sodher,

Barrister

Kim A. Page,

Author, Communication Expert

Sam Roberts, Cooke,

Young & Keidan LLP

Laura Bygrave

Innovation and Ventures Lead Deloitte Legal

Sally Sfeir Tait,

CEO at Regulaition

Daniel Hayward,

Fieldfisher LLP

Jennifer Hartzler, AlphaSights

Tomas Vail,

Vail Dispute Resolution 

Hafez R Virjee,

Delos Dispute Resolution

Victoria Thompson,

Group Head of Innovation Legal at Barclays Bank

Olga Garcia​

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Cubico

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