About the Organisation
Legal Geek was founded in 2015 as a legal tech startup community. They bring change to the legal industry by connecting, sharing and inspiring.
About the Event
At the dawn of a new decade businesses face unprecedented challenges in an ever-changing, global market. To help the industry adapt to a new landscape, Legal Geek is bringing together two of the most respected names in the industry for a series of four live online events.
About the Speakers
Richard Susskind and Mark Cohen debate the future of the legal industry.
Professor Richard Susskind OBE is an independent adviser to international professional firms and national governments. The world’s most cited author on the future of legal services, he has written ten books, translated into 15 languages, including The Future of Law (1996), The End of Lawyers? (2008), Tomorrow’s Lawyers (2013), and Online Courts and the Future of Justice (2019).
He has been invited to speak in over 60 countries. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Oxford Internet Institute, and Technology Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. In the 1980s, he wrote his doctorate on artificial intelligence and the law at Oxford.
Mark is a global thought leader and innovator in the legal industry. He is the CEO of Legal Mosaic, a legal business consultancy; regular contributor to Forbes where he has a column on the global legal marketplace; and sought-after international speaker.
Mark was appointed by the Singapore Academy of Law to serve as its inaugural LIFTED “Catalyst-in-Residence”. He has been a Distinguished Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center and at Northwestern University Pritzker College of Law and presently teaches at Bucerius (Germany), IE (Spain), and the College of Law (Australia).
Details of the Event
Each event is 90 minutes long and will cover two topics and include audience participation and questions. The series launches on the 30th April at 3.00 PM (UK time) and the first event will cover the following topics:
- Legal life after COVID-19 – a very new normal
- When courts close, what will half the world’s lawyers do?