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.

Inclusivity Challenge

March to June 2020

What is the Challenge ?

GLH weekend coincides with International Women’s Day (March 8). In honor of this confluence of events and in recognition of the importance of increasing involvement and leadership of women and diverse individuals in the world’s legal industry, the Global Legal Hackathon has partnered with RSG Consulting, She Breaks the Law, and BCLP to launch a new challenge and award for GLH 2020.

“Participants and teams around the world, in every Global Legal Hackathon city, are challenged to invent new ways to increase equity, diversity, and inclusion in the legal industry.”

Round Two Judges

Hazel Shakur-Quinn

Hazel Shakur-Quinn

Partner, Dubai | BCLP

Amit Parekh

Amit Parekh

Partner, Irvine | BCLP

Wanjing Goh

Wanjing Goh

Counsel, Singapore | BCLP

Justine Thompson

Justine Thompson

Head of D&L, London| BCLP

Matt Pomfret

Matt Pomfret

Partner, London | BCLP

Marcus Dearle

Marcus Dearle

Partner, Hong Kong | BCLP

Claire Morel de Westgaver

Claire Morel de Westgaver

Partner, London | BCLP

Semi-Finalists

  • Location
    Team
    Project Description
  • Brazil - Belo Horizonte
    Law Libras
    Tool that translates Libras into Portuguese, orally or in writing, by identifying facial expression and identifying 21 hand points. Enabling complete and efficient translation.
  • Brazil - Curitiba
    Hera
    An online tool, HERA, which works with gender compliance. Through our platform, we work together with companies to carry out a strategic analysis aimed at planned prevention aiming to adapt companies to the laws of diversity, implementation and harmonization of internal policy, which consequently will result in increased profits and productivity employees.
  • Brazil - Fortaleza
    Accesslegal
    An on-demand communication webapp, which integrates public or private entities with hearing impaired people through digital conferences mediated by interpreters.
  • Brazil - Manaus
    Young Lawyer
    Offering new lawyers work from senior lawyers.
  • Brazil - Porto Alegre
    Ido
    It is a digital platform that helps the elderly to enforce their rights by proposing journeys that solve their problems.
  • Brazil - Sao Paulo
    Saúde Justa - Fair Health
    We facilitate access to healthcare, mediating the legal issues necessary for you to obtain your rights through an online intermediation platform, reducing your cost and optimizing your time. We even have a partnership with health operators and lawyers specialized in this area, to facilitate and ensure that you get your medicines, orthoses, prostheses and auxiliary means, exams, beds, hospitalizations, among other health-related matters.
  • Germany - Cologne
    jufund
    Crowdfund your rights! Jufund is the first crowdfunding platform specialized on financing legal rights issues. Find supporters for your lawsuit, match with a lawyer and win your case. If you receive a refund of the legal costs, it'll be split between your supporters and you, creating a win-win situation for everyone. If your case is lost, your supporters will receive a donation receipt.
  • India - National Capital Region
    ETHICAL CODERS
    India is facing a huge economic disparity due to COVID-19 pandemic and many other economic factors adding fuel to the fire. As a result, the clear impact of the aforementioned can be seen on small businesses and Startups. So in order to lend a helping hand we came up with AN ONLINE PLATFORM FOR FAST TRACK M&A.
  • Kenya - Nairobi
    Advocate JOI
    GAdvocate JOI is an IVR system aimed at making legal information more accessible to citizens of Kenya in a language they understand and a format that is easy to use. The project is driven by Kenyans who can not access legal information as the laws are only available in English .Most Kenyans can not understand English as the Country is made up of 44 tribes each with their own language. Furthermore, the national Language is Kiswahili. Our system will be available in swahili and the native tribes.
  • Poland - Warsaw
    easyGRATION
    Immigration management system.
  • Spain - Madrid
    RJ TECH
    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
    DttLegalHackers
    Oraculex is a tool which lets users manage their online claims when using an online platform. Oraculex is an ally of the new collaborative consumption business models which provides with reports that will show the result of the data-analysis in the form of business intelligence elements. Its main element is the “Discrimination Index', which is a score that Oraculex obtains by comparing all these statistical analyses, with previous results stored in Oraculex’s database.
  • 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
    The Magic Box
    The Magic Box is a work allocation tool using blind matching between partners and associates on a case by case basis. The aim is to use work allocation as a means to initiate inclusion and promote diversity.
  • United Kingdom - Manchester
    B.R.A.V.E
    B.R.A.V.E is a not-for-profit web-based service that offers 24-hour support to the homeless population who have been affected by domestic violence in terms of finding housing support, legal advice and mental health counselling. We aim to simplify access to the key applications required for these sections of society that are often underrepresented, especially those without the immigration status required to claim benefits.
  • USA - Los Angeles
    LAWPP
    "Esq. A.I." is a fully voiced legal program in 45+ languages that dynamically completes almost any legal and non-legal procedures (medical, business, government, etc.) without needing any internet to function. This program was built for the disability community; and with accessibility standards built into its design, almost anyone can use "Esq. A.I." The development of the “Auto-Generator Module” allows for the generation of fully-voiced programs through a word file in 2-3 hours.
  • 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 - St. Louis
    IdeaFlight
    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
    VAR aims to (1) help employees understand the terms of their contracts and learn about how legal changes affect their business; (2) introduce them to third-party funding; and (3) provide a third-party and anonymous reporting mechanism, where employees can file grievances and receive a report that indicates whether individuals in the same company have filed similar grievances. We are VAR, working on behalf of everyday employees and women in the workplace who do not have access to legal resources.
  • Remote
    Vox Her
    We have leveraged technology and legal expertise to create a guided solution for divorce and sexual harassment cases that you can easily do on your own or with the help of legal assistance.

Founding Organizations

Participating Organizations