The opportunities but also challenges of adopting new technology were on the agenda of many mid-tier firms before the disruptions of Covid-19, and are even more important now.
Communication between law firms and their clients is now relying on the use of technology more than ever before - whether that be communication apps or call forwarding to remote workers. In this session we will hear from several firms about the practices they have adopted, and how legal technology is helping them to continue communicating with their clients effectively, whilst also ensuring client confidentiality. The session will provide practical advice you can implement at your own firm, as well as an introduction to technologies that can assist in this area. Chair: Harvey Harding, Managing Director - PM Law Panel Catriona [...]
Now is the time for tech: The future of professional services beyond the crisis The aim of this event would be to explore how the shift remote working could be capitalised upon to sustain momentum around the use and uptake of different technologies, and explore the appetite of firms to start introducing and utilising AI capabilities. Event in Partnership with NextGenPSF This event is being help in partnership with NextGenPSF, You do not need to be a UKLTA member to attend. Book Your Place
With the nation being advised to keep contact between individuals outside of their household to a minimum, and where particular care must be taken with households who are shielding - law firms still need to be able to put wills and LPA’s in place correctly. In this session we will hear from several firms about the practices they have adopted, and how legal technology is assisting them complete wills and LPA’s for their clients. The session will provide practical advice you can implement at your own firm, as well as an introduction to technologies that can assist in this area. Our [...]
In this Eagle Lab webinar, Katie Atkinson (Professor of Computer Science and Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Liverpool) will share experiences and thoughts on the impact of Covid-19 on legal technology adoption from an academic perspective.
Joanna Kingston Davies (Jackson Lees Group) Andrea Marshall (Freshfields ) Stuart Whittle (Weightmans) Jonathan Patterson (DWF Ventures) John Haskell (University of Manchester)
Four months on from the initial coronavirus lockdown, many firms have now adapted to new ways of working. For many firms, changes to working practices were brought about swiftly. In this session we review new and emerging threats that law firms are encountering, and consider strategies to mitigate the risks. The session will provide practical advice you can implement at your own firm to bolster your own cyber defences, as well as an introduction to technologies that can assist in this area. Chair: Dr Heather Anson, MD - Anson Evaluate Panel Peter Wright, MD - Digital Law UK Jen Williams, Head [...]
Client and general counsel perspectives on innovation from our panellists: James Sullivan (Monzo Bank) Neil Bruce (American Express) Ify Okoli-Watson (Thomson Reuters) Fraser McLeay (University of Sheffield) Alistair Maiden (SYKE)
In this session Laurence Kirk will share his thoughts and experiences on how blockchain technology, smart contracts and Zero Knowledge Proofs are transforming the legal sector and what the key benefits have been so far.
Although the future is inherently unknowable, key uncertainties can be identified which can help firms and regulators prepare for different outcomes.