Dentons lawyers in Toronto and Singapore join forces in support of the Global Legal Hackathon

Toronto & Singapore—Dentons lawyers in Toronto and Singapore have joined forces to support the Global Legal Hackathon, which brings the legal industry together with technology and innovation world-wide.

On February 23-25, 2018, the largest legal hackathon in history will take place in 40 cities across 20 countries all over the world, bringing together stakeholders in the legal technology industry in an intense 51-hour sprint of legal tech education, creativity and invention. The global main stage is in Toronto, Canada, with dozens of local venues around the world, including New York, Dubai, London, Alexandria, Berlin, Hong Kong, Singapore and countless others, all connected by live-streaming, social media, and a dedicated event website and app.

As a constant innovator, Dentons will be taking on several roles during the weekend-long event. In addition to being the venue host in Toronto, lawyers from our Toronto and Singapore offices will be participating as mentors and judges, helping to promote a deeper understanding of legal technology.

“Our focus here is to support innovation and participate in this weekend’s conversation about a rapidly changing industry,” said Andre Garber, Director of the Dentons Canada Startup Program.

“The Firm consistently invests in and embraces technology adoption, and we are looking forward to hearing the innovative ideas that come out of this creative weekend,” said Ginevra Saylor, National Director of Knowledge and Innovation at Dentons Canada.

“We are excited to support the global legal innovators of tomorrow through this hackathon,” said Valmiki Nair, corporate law Partner in Dentons Rodyk Singapore.

The legal industry is in the midst of profound transformation and Dentons has become world-renowned as an innovator in the legal profession through a number of initiatives designed to disrupt, differentiate and deliver, including the Firm’s creation of Nextlaw Labs. The Global Legal Hackathon is an opportunity for everyone in the industry to come together and fully immerse themselves in the cutting edge of legal technology innovation for a weekend.

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Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.