Hosted by Deakin Law School, Centre on the Legal Profession, the 2017 Law Conference featured expert speakers sharing cutting edge insights into the contemporary legal profession and its future including disruption within the Law Industry; impact of technology on judicial services; and much more.

The conference hosted a number of remarkable keynote speakers and panelists including:

  • Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud, Judge, Supreme Court of India
  • Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and Managing Director, Modria, USA
  • Shannon Salter, Chair of the Civil Resolution, Vancouver
  • Ross Paull, CEO, Guided Resolution Pty Ltd
  • Duncan Travis, Partner, Allens
  • Rhondda Nicholas, Founder, Ozproperty Law
  • Peter Maloney, CEO, Global X
  • Stephanie Abbot, Director, Janders Dean
  • Justice Yashwant Varma, Judge, Allahabad High Court, India
  • Murray Bruce, Director, Geography Leader Asia pacific and Aus and New Zealand, IBM Watson
  • Dr Allison Stanfield, Managing Director and Solicitor, SG Legal Services
  • Shaun Chung, Minter Ellison
  • Alex Solo, co-founder, SprintLaw
  • Justice Ravindra Bhat, Judge, High Court of Delhi, India
  • Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan, Chairman, Law Commission of India
  • Professor Ranbir Singh Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Delhi
  • Adrian Cartland, Principal, CartlandLaw
  • Michael Green, SC, Founder and Director, BarNet JADE
  • MJ Cartwright, CEO, Court Innovations
  • Dr Imme Kaschner, Hive Legal
  • Professor Sandeep Gopalan, Deakin Law School
  • Kevin Miller, CEO, Legalsifter, USA
  • Himabindu Lakkaraju, Stanford, USA
  • Paul Sokolowski, Aronold Bloch Leibler
  • Toby Unwin, Chief Innovation Officer, Premonition Analytics USA
  • Sheree Ip, Blockchain Legal Compliance, Ledger Assets
  • Kerry Kassam, Ravel Law USA
  • Sophie Tversky, Victorian Director of The Legal Forecast 

Program Topics

  • Dispute resolution and the courts
  • Big data and AI
  • Leveraging technology to deliver legal work product
  • The future of courts and the legal profession