LawTech – Free event – Tuesday 24 September 2019

We are delighted to be hosting a Law Society presentation on the confusing subject of LawTech, ably supported by the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Law.

 

This is a free event being held in the School of Law at the Richard Price Building in Swansea University’s Singleton campus. Further details are set out below. 

 

If you don’t wish to remain confused and/or left behind with this aspect of legal practice, register now: just email your name and firm to swanlawsoc@gmail.com

 

Overview SRA competency: A2

Confused by LawTech, AI and algorithms in legal practice?

This seminar will be an introduction to LawTech to provide clarity to practising lawyers and support staff in this emerging crowded space.

The session will cover: what it is, drivers and barriers to adoption, product types available, and opportunities for your organisation. It will be followed by a panel discussion with experts and networking.

Learning objectives

  • Delegates will develop their knowledge of what LawTech is and what it can do for them and their businesses
  • Delegates will increase their confidence in engaging with LawTech and be better placed to make business investments and decisions
  • The seminars will demystify the uses and applications of LawTech for delegates

Programme
17:30 – 18:00        Registration and refreshments
18:00 – 18:05        Welcome and introductions
18:05 – 18:45        Presentation from the Law Society Policy team
18:45 – 19:45        Panel discussion and Q&A with attendees
                                                      Dr. Kerry Beynon, Partner, RDP Law 
                                                      Lorraine Robinson, Head of Legal, Farewill 
                                                      Dr. Adam Zachary Wyner, Associate Professor of Law & Computer Science, Swansea University 
19:45 – 20:30        Networking session

Who should attend?

  • Solicitors and Partners
  • COLPs and COFAs in small to medium sized firms