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LawtechUK to host learning and networking event in Manchester

LawtechUK will be hosting a free session for anyone interested in lawtech including start-up founders, legal professionals, investors, government representatives, students, or academics.

The event takes place at the Greater Manchester Digital Security Hub on November 1.

LawtechUK is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at spearheading the digital transformation of the legal sector in the United Kingdom, backed by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).  

Those attending the event will:

  • Gain valuable insights, including the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the Manchester lawtech ecosystem
  • Hear about the government’s efforts to support and nurture lawtech in the northwest
  • Learn about the visionary plan of LawtechUK and our work in legal technology
  • Network with other startups, industry leaders, and investors in the lawtech community

Fran Eccles-Bech, chief executive of Manchester Law Society said: “The Manchester lawtech landscape is thriving and even booming. With a rich legal heritage boasting 200 law firms and 10,000 legal professionals, alongside the bustling digital ecosystem of 7,000 businesses and 80,000 workers, Manchester has become the hotspot of lawtech innovation.

“We can see that Artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cloud computing are all starting to converge, to shape a future where legal processes are automated, transactions are secure, and justice is accessible to everyone.”

Speakers will include Katie Atkinson who sits on the 12-strong LawtechUK Panel which was established in 2018 by the Secretary of State for Justice alongside Alex Herrity (Adidas), Eimear McCann (TrialView), Gerard P. Hodgkinson (The University of Manchester), Rachel Kenyon (The University of Manchester), Kerry Westland (Addleshaw Goddard) and Jonathan Patterson (DWF).

Katie Atkinson, LawtechUK Advisory Panel member, said: “This event will serve as an excellent opportunity for those in the north west to learn more about the thriving lawtech industry and network with like-minded people. I’m delighted to be sharing my perspective at the event and look forward to meeting attendees.”

For more information and to register, visit: https://lawtechuk.io/events/lawtechuk-in-manchester/

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