We are all the same underneath: Legal Geek annual London conference

Since its first London conference in 2016, Legal Geek’s annual gatherings (paused only for Covid) have provided an uptodate view of the state of the legal tech industry. Over the last two days, an audience of around 2000 has heard close to two dozen overt ‘Product Pitches’ supplemented by about the same of a more … Continue reading We are all the same underneath: Legal Geek annual London conference

Advancing the Frontier: Interactive Assistance

AdviceNow has developed a further tool to assist social security claimants. In the jargon-heavy language of the field, this is a ‘Work Capacity Assessment Mandatory Reconsideration Tool’. It is a development of previous material by AdviceNow in the same field. It is also a gloss on an official government document from the Department of Work and … Continue reading Advancing the Frontier: Interactive Assistance

Technology and access to justice: top ten tips for funders and grantees

It began with a lunch. ‘Rog,’ said my companion. ‘You have been around the block on technology and access to justice a few times. You have worked for funders. You have made your fair share of grant applications. You know the field. Tell funders what they should be looking for and applicants what they should … Continue reading Technology and access to justice: top ten tips for funders and grantees

Technology and the Delivery of Family Law

Family law: distinct but similar  The delivery of family law has a number of particular characteristics. it is a major area of court activity and legal practice in almost all jurisdictions – reflecting the social prevalence of family problems. In 2020, there were just over 100,000 divorces granted in England and Wales. Throw in partners, … Continue reading Technology and the Delivery of Family Law