AI Conference 2024: Transforming the Legal Landscape

Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3BT
Time: 09:30 - 17:00

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Are you interested in learning about the latest developments and innovations in the field of artificial intelligence and how they can impact the legal profession? Do you want to network with other lawyers, academics, and experts who share your passion for exploring the opportunities and challenges of AI in law?

If so, you should not miss the Manchester Law Society AI Conference, the premier event for legal professionals who want to stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly evolving area.

The conference will feature keynote speeches and panel discussions from some of the leading voices and practitioners in AI and law. 

You will also have the chance to ask questions, share your insights, and exchange ideas with your peers and speakers. Whether you are a seasoned AI enthusiast or a curious beginner, you will find something to inspire and inform you at this conference.


Cost to attend:

  • MLS Members £120.00 + VAT (£144.00)
  • Non-members £160.00 + VAT (£192.00)

Please book your place by emailing [email protected]


Conference Programme

09:30 Registration & Refreshments

10:00 Conference Chair’s address:
AI – Now & in the future
James Akrigg, Conference Chair

10:30 Panel Session:
AI – a threat or an opportunity? The pitfalls and possibilities…
Dan Morton, JMW
Shaun Jardine, Big Yellow Penguin
Professor Nadia Papamichail, University of Manchester
Kerrie Machin, Mitigo
And our special guest Panellist – Chat GPT

11:30 Refreshment break

12:00 Plenary Session:
AI – in practice
Tom Rice, Legal Director, TravelPerk

12:30 Networking lunch

13:30 Plenary Session:
AI – a vendor perspective
Justin Borja, Head of Partnerships, Henchman

14:00 Panel Session:
AI – Ethics, regulation and risk: how will it impact lawyers, their firms and their clients?
Pepin Aslett, St John’s Buildings
Steve Kuncewicz, Glaisyers ETL
Dr Joseph Lee, University of Manchester
Ed Boal, ShieldPay
And our special guest Panellist – Chat GPT

14:45 Refreshments

15:05 Keynote Speech:
AI – Transforming the work of lawyers and judges
The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls

15:50 Closing comments and conference round up
James Akrigg, Conference Chair

16:00 Networking drinks
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Cost to attend:

  • MLS Members £120.00 + VAT (£144.00)
  • Non-members £160.00 + VAT (£192.00)

Please book your place by emailing [email protected]

Please note the online payment system is not currently working and you will be sent an invoice if you register online. If you wish to book multiple places please email [email protected] 


By booking a place at this event you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here.