Data-date Legal Tech 19/04 - what's the story?

Society as a whole and business in particular is rapidly digitizing, an evolution that is also applicable to the legal profession. Legal tech helps to manage this digital transition and tries to facilitate internal processes and improve efficiency. The solutions are software based and may apply artificial intelligence. Legal tech is not only used in supporting services such as billing and accounting, but also in legal core tasks, for instance legal research and case or contract management.

According to Kluwer there were 55 legal tech companies in 2019 in Belgium and this number was doubled in 2020. Their legal map shows the companies and the domains they work in. 

Join us on Tuesday 19 April from 14h until 16h in Leuven or online

Keynote speakers

  • Genevieve Vanderstichele (Judge Court of Appeal Ghent and academic researcher CiTiP and University of Oxford)
  • Annelies Vanderhoydonks (Product Owner Automatic advice & Documentation service - Digitaal Vlaanderen)
  • Jan Sap (CEO Fednot)
  • Senne Mennes (co-Founder Clausebase)


Aula Emma Vorlat (Agora KULeuven) & online

Address: Leercentrum AGORA (114-01) Edward Van Evenstraat 4 , 3000 Leuven


In this Data-Date we will explore the Legal tech landscape in Flanders and we will address questions such as:

  • Where do we stand in Flanders with Legal tech?
  • Are companies, courts, sectors and authorities already using legal tech? Who are they?
  • What are the benefits and challenges?
  • What are the (legal and social) obstacles?

To register for this event, click here.

About the organizer

The Knowledge Centre Data & Society (Kenniscentrum Data & Maatschappij) focuses on the interplay between data, artificial intelligence and society. The Centre enables socially responsible, ethical and legally appropriate implementations of AI in Flanders.

The Centre aims to enable Flemish companies, policymakers, regulators and citizens to achieve the greatest social and/or economic benefits of AI. For this it will bring together diverse stakeholder representative organisations and facilitate the creation of toolsadvice and recommendations.


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