Big boost for UK lawtech pioneers

22 May 2020

A “transformative” lawtech programme incorporating a government-backed ‘sandbox’ for innovative research and development has been unveiled.

It will, the Law Society said, “support and encourage technology pioneers to deliver what business and wider society need from legal services and dispute resolution in the digital era”.

Law Society president Simon Davis said the LawtechUK programme will “provide a huge boost to innovation by enabling start-ups and law firms to test propositions without falling into regulatory breach”.

It is the product of a collaboration between Tech Nation, the Lawtech Delivery Panel and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to support the UK legal secto...

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