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What is LawFest?

LawFest is a legal technology and innovation conference, but it's not just ‘another conference’ – it’s the one event legal professionals should attend every year. 

Our multi-stream programme has been designed for those in the legal industry at any level. There’s something for everyone including those new to legal technology, through to those currently leading the way and are at the forefront of legal innovation.

LawFest provides a platform for legal professionals to discover technology and develop a greater understanding of how technology and innovation can impact them, their organisations and their clients, and with the programme packed full of practical advice, eye-opening presentations, and success stories from your peers, this premier legal innovation and technology event guarantees to engage and inspire you.

LawFest is the opportunity to learn, connect with innovators in the legal industry, establish relationships, and discover technology that matters to you and your business.

Why you should attend LawFest

If you want to learn more about innovative practices, drive greater efficiency within your organisation and ultimately drive profitability, then LawFest 2018 is for you.

LawFest is the only event in New Zealand that provides the opportunity to meet the leading legal technology providers to see their products and services that can help you practice law more efficiently, today and into the future.

If you are interested in innovation and technology to drive efficiency in your practice then LawFest is the event for you.

The one day conference is an opportunity for anyone involved in the intersection of technology and the law to develop their knowledge and immerse themselves in the latest topics and trends in this fast changing area.

The event promises to provide delegates with the opportunity to connect with like-minded lawyers, CEOs, CIOs, practice managers, IT professionals and government agencies.

New initiatives for 2018

Discussion groups with workshops and roundtable breakouts

Industry-leading facilitators to lead the working groups

More networking opportunities

Greater focus on topics that also cater to in-house counsel and practice managers

New ticket pricing for groups and those under 30

Considerable ticket discounts for early registrations

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Ticket options

30% discount on selected tickets for LawFest members

Under 30 Pass

For legal professionals under 30
$199+ GST
  • Access all sessions, keynotes and workshops
  • Network function & drinks
  • Limited availability

Super Saver pass

Ends 31/10/2017
$395+ GST
  • Access all sessions, keynotes and workshops
  • Network function & drinks
  • Eligible for 30% member discount

Early bird pass

On sale from 1 November
$495+ GST
  • Access all sessions, keynotes and workshops
  • Network function & drinks
  • Eligible for 30% member discount

Last Minute Pass

From 8 February
$595+ GST
  • Access all sessions, keynotes and workshops
  • Network function & drinks
  • Eligible for 30% member discount

Latest news

Innovation Series – Caroline Ferguson

The following is the first of a series of interviews with legal professionals and their experiences and interaction with innovation...
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LawFest introduces a new Innovation Zone for Tech Start-ups

One of the exciting new initiatives for LawFest in 2018 is the introduction of our Innovation Zone. The Innovation Zone...
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Welcome to New Zealand Centre for ICT Law as a Supporter of LawFest 2018

We are pleased to announce that New Zealand Centre for ICT Law is back again as a supporting organisation for...
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LawFest encourages Under 30s to be the champions of technology and innovation inside their organisations

New Zealand’s next lawyers and legal professionals have grown up in the tech age, but it is important that they...
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What people said

Testimonials
  • Best conference I have been to in years. Ticked all the boxes in terms of excellent content, great networking opportunities and very well organised.

  • LawFest 2017 was a great opportunity to network – meeting both like-minded people in other organisations – and getting validation for your crazy ideas at work – or meeting people who challenged your ideas of Legal Tech. These opportunities are so rare and so useful.

  • LawFest made me excited about the future of the legal profession.

  • A fantastic event – highlighted a lot of issues in the legal profession and how things can change.

  • Excellent event and certainly the premier Law and Tech day on the NZ calendar

Join the legal innovation and tech community

The LawFest membership is a new initiative for any legal professional to be a part of the New Zealand legal innovation and technology community. Creating this community will bring legal professionals together, keeping them up to date with the latest legal tech news, developments and solutions from NZ and around the globe. Along with many other benefits, LawFest members also receive 30% discount on selected tickets.