Dr Anna Donovan appointed to the UK LawTech Delivery Panel
18 October 2018
The panel aims to promote the use of technology in the UK's legal sector.
Dr Anna Donovan, Vice Dean (Innovation) and Lecturer in Law at UCL Laws, has been appointed to the newly established UK LawTech Delivery Panel, where she will chair the panel’s Education Taskforce. The overarching objective of the panel is to promote the use of technology in the UK’s legal sector.
Speaking of the appointment, Dr Donovan said:
"I am delighted to be working with my fellow panel members as part of this wide ranging review to support LawTech and innovation. Education is a crucial part of this objective and the Education Taskforce will work to facilitate an ecosystem that equips the lawyers of today and tomorrow with the necessary skills to utilise the opportunities that LawTech offers."
The core membership of the LawTech Delivery Panel was announced at the Legal Geek annual conference by Lords Spokesman for the Ministry of Justice Lord Keen and Law Society president Christina Blacklaws.
The LawTech Delivery Panel members are:
- Christina Blacklaws – President of the Law Society of England and Wales & Chair
- Rt. Hon. Lord Keen of Elie QC – Lords Spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice
- Sonya Branch – General Counsel, Bank of England
- Gary Campkin – Managing Director, External Relations & Strategic Issues, TheCityUK
- Dr Anna Donovan – Vice Dean, Innovation, UCL Faculty of Laws
- Rosemary Martin – General Counsel, Vodafone
- Rrofessor Richard Susskind – Technology Advisor to the Lord Chief Justice
- Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Vos – Chancellor of the High Court
Technology advisor to the panel:
- Richard Tromans - Editor, Artificial Lawyer
For more details on the panel’s work see: https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/policy-campaigns/articles/lawtech-delivery-panel/