Time for Change: Disruption and Innovation in the Legal Sector - Guests

Special Event
Tax and Legal
Date and Time: 
03 Oct 2018
18:30 to 20:30
Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30
Collision 8, 1 North Bridge Road, High Street Centre, Level 9, Singapore 179094
Registration Dates: 
03 Aug 2018
02 Oct 2018

“Technology is revolutionising the practice of law through machine learning and automation, these challenges to the existing legal practice models are a reality, and they loom greater with each day” said Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, president of Singapore Academy of Law.

“Legal disruption is real. We need to prepare our studies to see legal disruption as an opportunity…” said Associate Professor Goh Yihan, Dean of SMU School of Law.

“The legal industry must future-ready itself to remain relevant in an evolving and complex landscape. We have already started adopting technology-enabling productivity tools, innovation software and artificial intelligence, but we still have some distance to go on our tech journey" said the Law Society president Gregory Vijayendran.

Tech changes everything… Join our experts to get an overview on a new wave of disruptive and tech innovations in the legal sector!




6.30pm sharp Registration & Networking
6.45 to 7pm

Noémie Alintissar, Manager, Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP)

Digital Transformation of Singapore’s Legal Sector and Presentation of the Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP)

FLIP is an acceleration programme to encourage the adoption of technology and drive innovation to create a vibrant ecosystem for legal technology


7 to 7.10pm

Rajesh Sreenivasan, Partner, Rajah & Tann

Disruption of Legal Practice: “This is real change … a very absolute, fundamental, timely and necessary change

A perspective on how the current transformation of legal practice should be viewed from a practitioners standpoint


7.10 to 7.20pm

Maëva Slotine, Principal, Slotine, moderated by Rena Phua, Head of Marketing, LegalFAB

A Client’s Perspective: From Legal Tech to Blockchain and Beyond

Maeva Slotine will be sharing her approach to technology adoption in the legal sector, how she leverages client facing technology as a differentiator to make work more efficient, her upcoming collaboration with LegalFAB in the blockchain space and what this means for her firm and clients.


7.20 to 7.30pm

Thomas Chuang, Legal Product Expert, Luminance

Accelerating Human Insight with AI

Two case studies to elaborate on the flexibility of Luminance’s multilingual capabilities, as well as how the technology can assist with new and upcoming challenges such as GDPR


7.30 to 8pm

What is The Future of the Legal Sector: Challenges and Opportunities?  

Panel with Rajah Tann (R. Sreenivasan), Luminance (T. Chuang), LegalFAB (C. Powell) and Slotine (M. Slotine) moderated by N. Alintissar and questions from the audience


8 to 8.30pm Networking Drink


About the speakers:


  • Noémie Alintissar, Future Law Innovation Programme by the Singapore Academy of Law, Manager

Noemie is a passionate commercial strategist, bringing over 13 years of international business development experience, including 10 years in South-East Asia.

Noemie is a technology & innovation enthusiast and currently leads the Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP) by the Singapore Academy of Law, an industry-wide innovation initiative aiming to encourage technology adoption, catalyse innovation, and develop new business models for the delivery of legal services in the future economy.

Noemie graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Science in Management (Honours) and holds a Master of Business Administration (Merit) from Strathclyde Business School (FT Top 100 / Economist Top 50 rankings).

  • Thomas Chuang, Legal Product Expert, Luminance

Thomas is a Legal Product Expert in Luminance’s Singapore office (Luminance the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession). He started his career practicing for two years as a commercial litigation associate at HFW AsiaLegal before joining the business development team at Ashurst, where he supported the firm’s business development and marketing activities throughout Southeast Asia.

Thomas holds an LLB from the University of Southampton and is qualified to practice law in Singapore.

  • Chris Powell, Co-Founder & Head of Business Development, LegalFAB

Chris Powell is Co-Founder and Head of Business Development at LegalFAB. Prior to joining the company, Chris spent nearly eight years in the banking industry in Asia, in both investment banking advisory and financial markets sales roles.

He holds an MBA with distinction from the New York University Stern School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California

  • Maëva Slotine, Principal, Slotine (Hong Kong-based Solicitor’s Firm)

Maëva Slotine is the Sole Proprietor and Principal of SLOTINE. Maëva has been admitted in France in 1998, as an Avocat au Barreau de Paris where she remains practicing to this date. She was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2006 (non practicing) and as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2013.

  • Rajesh Sreenivasan, Partner, Head of the Technology Media and Telecoms Practice, Rajah & Tann

Rajesh Sreenivasan heads the Technology Media and Telecommunications Practice at Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP and has been advising clients on legal, regulatory and policy matters relating to technology, cybersecurity, data protection, telecommunications, electronic commerce, cloud computing, digital forensics and digital media for over 20 years.

His clients include financial institutions, state governments, multinational corporations in the telecoms, computer hardware and software sectors, government-linked companies and statutory boards.  On the regional front, Rajesh has been engaged by the ASEAN Secretariat to facilitate a pan-ASEAN forum on legislative and regulatory reforms to collectively address convergence of IT, telecoms and broadcasting across all 10 members countries, and by the Commonwealth Secretariat to co-lead an e-government capacity building exercise involving all member Caribbean nations. 

On the corporate front, he sits on the Board of MediaCorp Singapore’s national broadcaster. Rajesh has been unanimously cited as a leading lawyer in the TMT sector in Singapore by all major legal ranking agencies.

In 2018, he co-founded Rajah & Tann Technologies Pte Ltd, the corporate arm of Rajah & Tann Asia that provide market leading tech-enabled legal solutions to clients.

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