Take a peek at the Round Two submissions that got the teams to the Finals. They will no doubt get you excited about what’s in store for when the teams pitch on stage April 21!
Ottawa, ON, Canada
An app for producing quick and easy legal contracts using verbal answers.
A solution designed to improve access to justice and provide practical legal training to law students.
A legal platform that allows people needing to present themselves to justice to be identified, located and registered remotely from common mobile devices.
Making it super-simple to request your GDPR data from providers such as Google, Facebook or anyone else.
Hong Kong, China
A machine learning powered browser plugin that helps people read and understand legislation.
HelpSelf (Clear My MJ)
Los Angeles, CA, USA
TurboTax for expungements, a crucial tool to solving the access to justice gap in the US.
INCO-Herent (INCOtelligent Smart Contracts)
Cleveland, OH, USA
Providing a clear understanding of how to choose and verify appropriate use of INCOterms when buying or selling across international borders to more accurately capture costs and risks.
Montreal, QC, Canada
A web platform that offers customized help and orientation to the public, providing referrals to relevant legal resources. The objective: Making the judicial process easier.
Denver, CO, USA
An online community for attorneys to review consumer contracts, enabling consumers to make educated decisions and encouraging businesses to make their contracts fair.
AI support to businesses and law firms to make wading through documents a breeze.
New York, NY, USA
Trustworthy, consistent, and conversational access to legal information via voice.
A consensus finding engine that facilitates a new and innovative way of conflict resolution.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Enabling collective legal action by deploying secure smart-contract bounties and streamlining collection of evidence.
Team Lemon (LemonAid)
Aiming to electronically facilitate access to criminal justice by decreasing the turnaround time for delivery of pro-bono legal services through collating, analyzing, and collaborating on existing case data.
The Global Judging Panel
Australia/Oceania | George Beaton
Founder, Author, Law Firm Advisor
George has extensive experience advising firms on strategy, governance, capital structure, and mergers, acquisitions and disposals. In 2013 George self-published NewLaw New Rules, an e-book based on his blog post that went viral and was stopped at 80,000 words. In turn, NewLaw New Rules went viral putting him near the centre of the wave of innovation and transformation of legal services. George researches clients’ attitudes towards law firms and legal services innovation. He has co-written Remaking Law Firms: Why and How as a rejoinder. His latest initiative is as a co-founder of FirmChecker.
C-level IT executive with 15 years’ experience in creating and managing IT technology centre (+800 employees, 60m euros revenue). Managing baseline, change and innovation activities to perform consumer intake, design, engineering and delivering global IT services. Vast experience in global delivery (23 countries, 300 engagements) and proven capability in transformation into DevOps model (agile).
Legal Knowledge Manager & Head of Legal Technology Implementation, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co (FBC & Co)
Responsible for the collective knowledge and professional expertise management, as well as legal technology implementation at FBC & Co, one of the largest law firms in Israel. Prior to this, she practiced securities and corporate law for seven years in two leading law firms in Israel. Esther writes and speaks regularly on the subject of law and technology in various Israeli and international publications and venues. Esther organized and also served as judge at Israel’s 1st Legal Hackathon hosted by FBC & Co and Tech&Law Israel as part of the Global Legal Hackathon.
Associate General Counsel/Head of AIG’s Innovation Legal Group
Wendy leads a team of attorneys supporting AIG’s businesses, technology organization and functional areas on legal issues regarding innovative technologies and technology-fueled business models, including Blockchain/DLT, Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence/machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), Autonomous Vehicles and Sharing Economy. Wendy is a founding member of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Blockchain initiative.
Lawyer, RegTech Consultant. CoFounder & COO at Koibanx
Koibanx is a Blockchain as a software company which develops products and use cases for the loyalty and financial industries. Legal Adviser of RSK Labs, first turing complete smart contract platform powered by the Bitcoin network. Executive member at Bitcoin Argentina & Latin America associations. Co-Organizer laBITconf, largest bitcoin & blockchain conference in Latam.