Attendees will be greeted with a welcome gift and have an opportunity to network at the opening drinks reception, before the main event starts with key presentation on Exploiting the visual in law, from Emily Allbon:
Emily Allbon is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Mooting at the City Law School (City, University of London); creator of the award-winning Lawbore law resource website, and named one of 55 National Teaching Fellows in 2013 by the Higher Education Academy – the UK’s most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching.
This will be followed by a panel session, chaired by the notable Richard Tromans. The panel will include:
Adam Eastell: Adam is Eigen’s General Counsel and commercial lead for the legal sector. Prior to joining Eigen, Adam was a Partner at Slaughter and May. During his 14 years at Slaughter and May, he specialised in commercial transactions and worked on a variety of high-profile M&A and equity capital markets deals. Adam has also worked as an independent consultant for technology businesses in both the legal and medical sectors. He holds a bachelor’s in Classics from the University of Oxford and received his Diploma in Law from BPP Law School London.
Holger Aman: Holger is currently manager of the Holborn campus for BPP University. He recently moved from Australia, where he was a research librarian and manager for the NSW Law Courts Library, serving all of the courts and tribunals in New South Wales. He also marks assignments for a masters program in Australia. His main professional passions are legal tech, library management, teaching and legal research.
Mary Bonsor: Mary was a property litigator at a City firm before founding F-LEX, an online platform to connect pre-vetted law students to law firms and in-house counsel for a flexible, on demand service. Firms can make a request, the platform matches paralegals who fit the request and sends out notifications to check availability. Profiles are sent to the firm where they can watch short videos and choose who is most appropriate person. F-LEX is live in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Cambridge and has over 1,200 students on their platform.
Alex Hum: Alex is a LLM candidate at the London School of Economics, Ambassador for the Society for Computers and Law and Future trainee solicitor at Pinsent Masons. Alex also won best of category and overall runner-up in the Law and Technology International Writing Competition for his article on ‘The Future of Legal Practice’. Alex’s current research focuses on law, robotics, and artificial intelligence.
On the day:
Guests are invited to arrive from 18:00. The key presentation will start at 19:00 and followed by our panel discussion. This evening event promises to be full of insightful discussions and networking opportunities.
If you are interested in attending, please register your interest on the meet-up page.