Legal Hackers Scotland has been featured in a variety of leading legal and technology publications.
“Access to justice is a fundamental right and the innovations developed at the hackathon have the potential positively to impact the lives of citizens in Scotland and beyond.”
Journal of the Law Society of ScotlandRead Article
“A hackathon has led to the creation by lawyers and technologists of a free mobile app aimed at helping the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy access support services and information.”
Legal FuturesRead Article
“… A group of attorneys and technologists in Scotland managed to organize a hackathon on 36 hours’ notice, in which they created a mobile app to help victims of London’s disastrous Grenfell Tower Fire find local emergency assistance.”
Legal Tech NewsRead Article
“As legal hackathons grow in popularity, The Law Society of Scotland and Legal Hackers Scotland are inviting teams to participate in the Law Society’s first ever access to justice hackathon.”
Legal IT InsiderRead Article
“The Law Society of Scotland and Legal Hackers Scotland are inviting teams to gather round their laptops for the Law Society’s first ever access to justice ‘hackathon’.”
Scottish Business News NetworkRead Article
“The two-day event to be held on 17-19 June will pose two broad challenges to code-savvy hackers in the hope that creative solutions to common problems will emerge from their experimentation.”
Global Legal PostRead Article
Some of the international innovation and legal tech events we have been to in 2017.
ELTA Conference 2017
Scotland’s Ambassador to the European Legal Tech Association’s 2017 Conference
Innovation.Law Conference 2017
International Program Director for the Innovation.Law Legal Industry Forum
See what you’ve been missing out on at our recent events
From Deepfakes to Cheap Fakes: The Erosion of Trust
An event exploring the growing threats posed by deepfakes and counterfeit goods, featuring guest speakers Theo Priestley (leading technology evangelist and self-styled Anti-Futurist), and Vicky Brock (award winning CEO and co-founder of Vistalworks).
Future Regulation of Legal Services in Scotland – Roberton Review
A panel debate on the future of legal services regulation in Scotland, chaired by Prof. Donald Nicolson OBE, featuring Esther Roberton (author of the Scottish Government commissioned report), Neil Stevenson (CEO of Scottish Legal Complaints Commission), Roddy Dunlop QC (Treasurer of the Faculty of Advocates), and Christine McLintock (Past President of the Law Society of Scotland).
Scotland’s first blockchain hackathon, featuring challenges in legal, finance, health and civic/security.
Grenfell Tower Support Hackathon (2.0)
A second hackathon focusing on tech solutions to assist the volunteers providing language translation and other support to the Grenfell community.
Grenfell Tower Support Hackathon
A hackathon to build web and mobile solutions to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.
Intro to Programming for Legal Professionals (Edinburgh)
Interactive programming workshop designed specifically for legal professionals with no previous experience, with a guest talk from Prof Dan Katz.
Intro to Programming for Legal Professionals (Glasgow)
Interactive programming workshop designed specifically for legal professionals with no previous experience, with a guest talk from Nehal Madhani (Founder of Alt Legal).
Blockchain + Smart Contracts
An overview of blockchain and smart contracts, and the challenges posed by smart contracts within legal systems around the world.
Scottish Universities Law Clinic Network Annual Conference 2017
Panel event – Challenging the Status Quo: Embracing Tech for Better Practice?