Innovation Conference 2016

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November 2016: Innovation Conference

It is impossible to ignore the ever-increasing prominence of disruptive technology, with artificial intelligence the favourite topic of conversation (as indeed reflected in last year’s conference, with presentations from IBM Watson and ROSS Intelligence among others). While there is no shortage of lawyers willing to pour cold water on the idea of ‘robot lawyers’, it is worth remembering that the technology is only going to get better and more sophisticated from here, probably at a rapid rate. This conference looked to blend both the present and the future, looking at some of the exciting developments in legal businesses that are happening now, but with an eye to the bigger picture of regulatory and technological change that will surely sweep through the law in the years to come.


Rohit Talwar, CEO, Fast Future

Ken Fowlie,UK CEO, Slater & Gordon

Trevor Howarth, CEO, One Legal

Jeff Winn, Managing Director, Winn Solicitors

Dene Rowe, Director of Product Development, Keoghs

Robert Bourns, President, Law Society

Crispin Passmore, Executive Director, Solicitors Regulation Authority

Caroline Wallace, Strategy Director, Legal Services Board

Clive Rich, Chairman, LawBite

Stephen Ward, CEO, Clerksroom

Paul King, CEO, April King

Howard Sears, Partner, Price Bailey

Robert Camp, Managing Partner, Stephens Scown

Simon Goldhill, CEO, Metamorph Law

Quentin Baker, Director of Law & Governance, LGSS Law

Matt Howells, Managing Director, Co-operative Legal Services

Jon Whittle, Market Development Director, LexisNexis

David Tucker, Director, LawyersInc

As always Legal Futures collated a very diverse selection of speakers and businesses, which made the conference thought provoking.

Delegate – November 2016

Lawyers find the conference worthwhile Legal Futures is my main platform for getting well informed. Well done!

Delegate – November 2016

Great event and good value

Delegate – November 2016

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