LawFest 2019

21 March 2019, Cordis Auckland

New Zealand's premier legal innovation & technology event


On 21 March 2019, over 250 delegates will be attending New Zealand's premier legal innovation and technology event - LawFest.

LawFest is designed for all legal professionals with an interest in innovation and leveraging technology. There will be the opportunity to learn, connect with innovators, establish relationships, and discover technology that matters to you and your practice. 

You will hear from those that are innovating and explore opportunities to help you transform how legal services are delivered, for today and the future. The speakers will deliver practical insights of what they are doing, how they started and what comes next.

LawFest continues to be the only event in New Zealand providing the opportunity to meet and see leading legal technology in the large exhibition hall, together with live legal tech demonstrations. 

A programme to inspire & challenge your thinking 

The programme provides something for everyone, from those new to technology, to those currently at the forefront of legal innovation. The programme is packed full of practical insights with keynotes, panel discussions, workshops and breakout sessions to choose from.

Justice Minister Andrew Little, leads the line-up of over 20 speakers from New Zealand and abroad of thought leaders, early adopters, from industry and out of industry. Further speakers include Lisa LeongO10 APAC, who will share her innovation mindset and design thinking expertise, for an in-house perspective, you will hear from leading General Counsel's Melissa Anastasiou of Spark and Anna Lozynski of L'Oréal.Gilbert + Tobin’s Chief Operating Officer, Sam Nickless will explore how they are at the forefront of legal innovation in Australasia, and what is required to create a future ready law firm. 

Learn how and why to begin innovating with Samy Mansour, Special Counsel, Clayton Utz, and hear how Demetrio Zema’s start-up is challenging traditional law. Other speakers include PwC’s Global Lead of Digital Innovation for Entrepreneurial and Private Business, Scott McLiver and Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship and InnovationRenee Knake, together with so many more exciting speakers.

Checkout the full programme and all the speakers.

If you are interested in innovation and technology to drive efficiency in your organisation, then LawFest is the event for you.  

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