World’s Largest Legal Hackathon

Bringing the legal industry together with tech and innovation, worldwide, with one purpose:
Rapid development of solutions for improving the legal industry.


Round One Winning Teams

  • Location
    Project Description
  • Argentina - Buenos Aires
    Granting access to professional legal counsel to affected people. Allowing class action lawsuits to proceed more easily. Creating a platform for everyone to be able to learn about their damages and for professionals to have access to clients that previously were not accessible.
  • Australia - Canberra
    Program to save lawyers time in drafting legal advice following initial consultations.
  • Brazil - Aracaju
    Using natural language processing as a way to predict crimes involving children in online games.
  • Brazil - Balneário Camboriú
    Data Certify
    Decrease the cost of the lawsuit and expand access to justice through data validation using blockchain technology.
  • Brazil - Belo Horizonte
    System for reception and solution of sexual harassment in work/organizations environment. It includes an exclusive external channel for incidents communication, a chatbot and legal, psychological and health experts advise both for victim and organization, and floow-up of the roll out of the incident.
  • Brazil - Cuiabá
    E- Concilia is an online platform, which facilitates dialogue between users free of charge, to resolve their conflicts / problems, without the interference of third parties, in a safe, fast and efficient way.
  • Brazil - Curitiba
    I SAW
    Thousands of websites work in Brazil. With the brazilian GPDR inforcement, legal adjustment is necessary under penalty of heavy fines or sanctions that can prevent business activity in the country. ISAW identifies non-conformities on websites related to the user's consent to use or manipulate their personal data. It is a tool accessible to the entire business class that seeks adaptation to the GPDR.
  • Brazil - Florianópolis
    801 - Abraceme
    Connection platform between shelter institutions and people who want to sponsor children who are not in the age group most sought for adoption.
  • Brazil - Fortaleza
    Application for searching and describing medicines provided free of charge by the government, in order to educate users and show them the best procedure for obtaining medicines without the need for judicialization.
  • Brazil - Manaus
    Young Lawyer
    Offering new lawyers work from senior lawyers.
  • Brazil - Porto Alegre
    It is a digital platform that helps the elderly to enforce their rights by proposing journeys that solve their problems.
  • Brazil - Recife
    A platform that offers guided assistance and algorithmic searches in a national unified database that gathers all records of children and parents waiting for the adoption process. The system delivers a result with a high probability of achieving an adoption, speeding up the enormous and painful waiting time.
  • Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
    A platform to track the time spent by lawyers in court hearings, something with a logic similar to that of the Waze app. Is good to say that all judicial data is public and available here in Brazil.
  • Brazil - Sao Paulo
    A digital platform for sharing legal knowledge (thesis marketplace). In it, any user can add their own thesis, choosing to share them for free or establishing a price for access. Another platform environment will allow users looking for answers to a specific legal problem to create Thesis Requisitions.
  • Canada- Toronto
    Team AmI
    Helping high-growth Enterprise SaaS companies navigate the data governance compliance process for sale into the US market.
  • Germany - Cologne
    Platform to create a transparent process for employee mobility. Employers and candidates struggle to navigate administrative hurdles, while the necessity of getting skilled workforce from other countries into your firm is more important than ever.
  • Hungary - Budapest
    Food Fighters
    The team's idea is to create a software solution / website called Nutricheck to help food producing companies to be compliant with their food products' advertising in EU countries, helps to be compliant with the EU regulations. Their solution gives advice on what expressions can be used on product labels, and in advertisements
  • India - National Capital Region
    BonaFight is a tech based solution for both consumers and lawyers. As a discovery platform it bridges the gap between consumers looking for legal assistance best suited for their specific needs like seniority, nature of the matter, skill sets, price points etc. For lawyers and firms, BonaFight's automated enterprise platform provides multi layered solutions from in-house management to finances, clients, payments, file sharing and cloud services.
  • Kenya - Nairobi
    Rubi the Mediator “MwenzanguTuwasiliane”
    Giving families neutral options to manage and resolve their family wealth (inheritance) and disputes without the court system. Its a simulation game that gives the local citizen a chance to learn about mediation without a third party.
  • Nigeria - Lagos
    Case Board
    A cloud based unified and collaborative platform for lawyers and administrative staff in a law firm to effectively manage their cases and activities. So stakeholders can view their cases any day , anytime and on any device..
  • Poland - Warsaw
    SlothEye is a tool to evaluate IT projects in terms of compliance - it's integrated with popular agile project management tools (e.g. Jira). The solution, based on data from these programs and repositories, automatically analyzes the project for compliance with IP, GDPR or NDA requirements, including helping to manage licenses for the source code.
  • Romania - Bucharest
    Legal Surfers
    Cookie Surf is an innovative tool that boosts cookies’ acceptance rate in a transparent and creative way. On one hand, it helps worldwide website publishers to be fully compliant by presenting their cookies policy in a very interactive and easily understandable manner. On the other hand, it fully discloses to the user the legal consequences of their consent, i.e. what is happening to their data, while enhancing the user’s online experience.
  • Romania - Iasi
    A blockchain based software built to help designers document every step in the design and manufacturing process so they can have unalterable proof of creation in case of dispute. By uploading an original document and its details, a time-stamped record is created as evidence of the ownership.
  • South Africa - Johannesburg
    Just Like That - A Lawyer In Your Hands
    People do not understand their basic rights and obligations when entering into contracts. We have created a chatbot that interfaces into whatsapp which has a simple conversation about the product or service being obtained. The answers are translated into a plain language.
  • Spain - Madrid
    Our salary visualization data science software discovers biases and behavior models and helps HR to discover and understand inequality situations in the company, proposing a corrective model that learns to be more effective in results and time.
  • Spain - Madrid
    A LegalTech solution to facilitate access to justice. This will be done by a Third Party Finance platform in which we publish feasible legal actions (rating them from a legal point of view) and we give the chance to investors to finance these. Both parties will share a potential compensation in a percentage that will vary depending on how feasible this process was.
  • Uganda - Kampala
    Nkola App
    USSD Messaging App that provides quick answers on labour laws and provides employers with tools that enable them to resolve their employment/labour issues quickly and in healthy ways.
  • United Kingdom - London
    Homiie is a platform that makes the complicated business of buying and selling a house faster, more collaborative and more transparent.
  • United Kingdom - Manchester
    We want to standardise student tenancy agreements to enable students, landlords and universities to better understand their rental agreements and therefore better understand their rights when dealing with issues that arise during tenancy. Our app idea will use imagery and simple language to explain key clauses in contracts, it will also allow digital completion and management of a contract as well as a platform to seek advice and manage issues with landlord throughout the tenancy. .
  • USA - Los Angeles
    It is hard for people to learn how to make basic legal decisions without an attorney; we are building a Khan Academy for Law.
  • USA - Portland
    Team BOSS
    Our technology helps level the playing field of direct democracy by making it easier and more cost-effective to run petition campaigns.
  • USA - Salt Lake City
    Post in Peace
    Using our extension, content creators can check copyright information and regulatory information about sponsorships and giveaways. Using the premium capabilities, our extension can monitor posts live to warn users of possible regulatory infringements.
  • USA - St. Louis
    We created IdeaFlight to help fill the gap in capital venture investment opportunities. IdeaFlight is a way for those from underrepresented groups to gain access to the legal and business knowledge necessary to pitch an idea to an investor.
  • USA - University Park
    Penn State Law
    The team is working to create a document analysis system takes complex legal documents and distills the document down to what is different and what is important in the document. The product, VAR, is marketed to individuals and small business owners who may have agreements with vendors, companies, or employers and have a potential claim or legal issue, but do not understand the legalese in their documents.
  • Remote
    Mee Goreng
    An AI-powered platform providing start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises with affordable, relevant and timely legal assistance.

What to Expect?


March 06 to 08, 2020

From March 06, 2020 to March 08, 2020, over 5,000 participants will participate in the Global Legal Hackathon. People will pitch ideas, form teams, and create technology-based legal solutions. At the end of the weekend, these teams will present their solutions to a judge panel. Ultimately, there will be one winning team at each location, where they will move on to the next round.

Virtual Semi-Finals

March 29, 2020

On March 29, 2020, first-round winners will submit their solutions as a video demonstration to the second-round judging panel.


GLH Final Round

May 16, 2020

Round-two finalists will be invited to demonstrate their technological solutions to a live panel of judges. Location of the Gala will be London, UK.


Competition Objectives

Teams develop solutions that fit into either of two streams. There are additional challenges given by leaders in the legal industry where teams can pursue.

Private Benefit:

The Business & Practice of Law

Public Benefit:

Good government, Legal Systems & A2J

Local Host Cities 2020


Buenos Aires







Balneário Camboriú


Belo Horizonte












Porto Alegre




Rio de Janeiro


Sao Paulo






Addis Ababa






Greater Noida


Tel Aviv















Russian Federation


South Africa




United Kingdom


United States


United States

Los Angeles

United States


 United States


United States

St Louis

 United States

University Park