World’s Largest Legal Hackathon
Bringing the legal industry together with tech and innovation, world-wide, with one purpose:
Rapid development of solutions for improving the legal industry world-wide.
The Global Legal Hackathon brings together the best thinkers, doers and practitioners in law in support of a unified vision:
To help improve the legal industry worldwide.
The participants involved in the Global Legal Hackathon span every corner of the legal tech world, including law firms, legal corporate departments, universities, legal software companies and vendors.
2019 GLH WINNERs
The 2019 Finals Gala was held on Saturday, May 4th, in New York City and was hosted by leading international law firm White & Case. Twelve teams demonstrated their solutions live in front of an esteemed panel of international judges.
All of the teams presented phenomenal solutions, with three winners selected.
Uthority – Frankfurt, Germany
Winning Solution: 82% of people experience difficulties to comprehend legal language in the letters they receive from the authorities. Solution: An app allowing to take a picture of the letter with OCR functionality, giving a quick summary of the most relevant information in “normal” language and suggesting next steps. Further functionality: contact information of the authorities and governmental consulting bodies, list of legal service providers, a range of templates relevant to the identified legal topic.
Legal Shapers – Bucharest, Romania
Winning Solution: Lawrelai is designed by Legal Shapers to be your first trusted legal travel advisor, easily accessible via Facebook’s Messenger App. Lawrelai’s uniqueness consists of its global coverage and of its free component of reliable and up-to-date legal information to most common occurrences while travelling abroad. In case of immediate need during your travel, Lawrelai offers personalized legal assistance based on a fee, through its verified local legal professionals.
InteliLex – Warsaw, Poland
Winning Solution: InteliLex helps lawyers find the content they already created any time in the past within seconds by directly integrating with Microsoft Word and by using Machine Learning algorithms. InteliLex suggests relevant parts of text while a document, such as a contract, is being written.