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08/29/2017

Legal Trends Blog: Bucerius goes ELTA-Con 2k17

Students of the German-taught Legal Studies program and the English-taught Master of Law and Business joined experts and entrepreneurs from leading European law firms, institutions and start-ups to discuss the future of the legal profession under the maxim “What's European in Legal Tech?

“I saw the angel in the marble, and carved until I set him free.” Ancient words by Michelangelo that Roland Vogl, Director of the Codex Center at Stanford Law School, applies to Legal Tech in his keynote at the first ELTA-Conference in Berlin on June 16th 2017. Legal Tech is a term that slowly finds its way to the world of endless paperwork and billable hours.

Eight students and alumni of Bucerius Law School were given the opportunity to attend the first ELTA Conference to learn more about how the legal profession might evolve in the future. The European Legal Tech Association (ELTA) is an association of law firms, companies, legal technology providers, start-ups and individuals in Europe. The Association regards itself as...

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Thilo Kerkhoff, Jakobus Schuster, Niclas Stemplewski, Jan Stemplewski, Jan Willem Kothe,