Innovate 2019: Leeds

5 June 2019

Our SRA Innovate conference took place on Leeds and focused on practical innovation and how law firms can bring new ideas to life. We discussed the future of legal services; opportunities our new rules bring for law firms and solicitors, how to reach new clients and different markets and the impact of legal tech and artificial intelligence.


Welcome address / Breaking down barriers - the future of legal services

Speakers: Chris Handford, Director of Regulatory Policy, SRA / Karl Chapman, Strategic Advisor, EY Riverview Law and Non-Executive Director, Kim Technologies, Darryl Cooke, Partner, gunnercooke, Nicola Tulk, Consultant, Better Markets, Nesta Challenge

From strategy to workforce – preparing your business for the future

Speakers: Mary Bonsor, Chief Executive and Founder, F-LEX, Mark Edwards, Senior Vice President, Rocket Lawyer, Michelle Tunney, Apprenticeship Manager, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Reaching new markets – what consumers want

Speakers: Lola Bello, Manager, Legal Services Consumer Panel, Julie Bishop, Director, Law Centres Network, Rachel Roche, Founder, Roche Legal