Ireland’s Legal Tech Conference Will Take Place on 29th November

La Touche Training, Ireland’s Legal Training company, announced the Legal Tech Conference 2022, taking place on 29th November in Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. The Legal Tech Conference is a well-known event for all things related to legal technology and eDiscovery in Ireland and globally. The conference gathers law firms, government departments, corporates, general counsel, in-house lawyers, regulatory agencies, eDiscovery providers, advisors and much more for an enlightening day focusing on best practices and the latest trends and developments.

On the agenda:

Keynote Address by Justice Leonie Reynolds

How embracing technology can make discovery and investigations more cost effective – an update from the Civil Justice Review Group

Cyber Incidents & Managing Risk in Investigations with Pat Ryan MSc – Detective Superintendent – Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau and Jon Blake MBCS – Cyber & Internet Investigator

  • Current Cybercrime Landscape
  • How the GNCCB investigate cybercrime
  • The rise of ransomware attacks
  • Reporting – Why Report & Obligations
  • Risks to be considered when responding to and investigating cybercrime
  • Working examples and case studies
  • Tangible skills that can be employed

How are Government Agencies embracing technology in investigations with David McGill – Director of Digital Investigations & Analytics – Corporate Enforcement Authority and Mark Forde – Head of Function, Data & Analytics – Central Bank of Ireland

Hear from two of leading enforcement bodies in the country about how technology is shaping and directing investigations. Gain an insight into tools used, approaches taken and how it is driving accuracy and efficiency.

The importance of Networking post Covid with Kingsley Aikins – CEO, The Networking Institute

  • Why Networking is so important now
  • Networking post-Covid
  • Networking and your personal brand
  • The 4 step process for developing a strong and diverse network
  • Funnels of serendipity
  • Networking and career progress
  • The concept of Me Inc
  • The importance of Soft Skills
  • Monthly metrics for measuring networking impact.

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain: Implications for legal and eDiscovery with Susana Esteban – Managing Director Blockchain & Digital Assets, Technology, FTI Consulting

With the boom of cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and blockchain, legal professionals need to understand how these emerging tech work, enterprise adoption trends, and how these emerging technologies will impact data discovery and the wider legal industry.

  • Understanding cryptocurrency, blockchain and web3
  • Enterprise trends and adoption for blockchain and digital assets
  • Digital asset due diligence considerations
  • Crypto disputes and investigations

Managing Data from Multiple Sources with Paula Fearon, Head of Projects Services, McCann Fitzgerald, Conor Gavin – Senior Director, FTI, and Eugene O’Neill – Managing Director, Reveal Brainspace

The means by which we communicate for business has changed utterly over the last decade. The impact of Covid and enforced working from home have accelerated these changes. It is now the norm to have meetings held virtually, use instant messaging to communicate with clients and colleagues, and rely on cloud hosting platforms for data storage and sharing. Great news for business efficiency, but is it bad news for those charged with collecting data for litigation, investigations, and compliance? This panel will discuss how to get a handle on your data by:

  • Creating robust data maps
  • Conducting custodian interviews
  • Collecting data from all relevant sources
  • Using the right tools to process, review and produce different data types

Embracing AI in Legal

This panel discussion will feature:

  • Brenton Steenkamp, Forensic Integrity Services & Cyber: EY Advisory Netherlands 
  • George Socha, Brand Awareness at Reveal Brainspace, Co-Founder Electronic eDiscovery Reference Model (EDRM) 
  • Jonathan Flood, Haystack ID: Data Automation & European Operations
  • Sinead Garnett, Johnson Hana International: Legal Operations & Solutions

In this session, it will be discussed the value AI offers to legal, with a particular emphasis on the use of AI in investigations, litigation, and other forms of dispute resolutions. The panelists will offer insights grounded in their respective areas of expertise as a lawyer, as a technical resource, and with forensics. Join, to get a share in theory, experiences, and examples of how you too can take advantage of the power AI offers to the legal world.

The panel discussion will be followed by the closing remarks and a drinks’ reception.

What previous attendees think of Legal Tech Ireland

Informa have being sponsoring Ireland’s only eDiscovery Legal Tech Conference from 2013 to 2021, it is a super event always insightful with that blend of what is coming down the track along with the here and now. What makes this conference unique is its social aspect, relaxed atmosphere that is absent of the pushy sales jargon normally associated with conferences.” – Tom Gilsenan, Informa

“Legal Tech is an exciting conference and one that I never miss. It not only presents a fantastic opportunity for me to network and catch up with my peers, but it also presents the opportunity to learn about new technologies and concepts that are relevant in both the national and international market.” – William O’Brien, PWC Ireland

This year’s conference is sponsored by Reveal Brainspace, FTI Consulting, Informa and the VM Group. Karyn Harty, Partner, Head of Litigation at Dentons will be chairing the event.

To read more and register to attend, please visit the conference website.

For group bookings of 3 or more from the same organisation, please contact La Touche Training to avail of the 20% discount rate (includes lunch and drinks’ reception).

La Touche Training is delighted to be back face-to-face this year and the team looks forward to welcoming you there!

About La Touche Training

La Touche Training – the organiser of the Legal Tech Conference – is Ireland’s leading legal training company, specialising in training non-lawyers in how to apply the law in accordance with best practice principles. Established in 1995, the company is a market leader in providing innovative, up-to-date, relevant and experiential courses designed to improve performance in the workplace and courtroom.

La Touche Training believes in delivering legal training in plain language, avoiding unnecessary legal jargon or complexities. Their team of in-house lawyers and developers are constantly tailoring courses to meet their clients’ needs.

Over the past three decades, the company has trained over 150,000 delegates coming from a wide range of disciplines. They have designed and delivered a range of training courses and qualifications for both lawyers and non-lawyers.