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Deakin Law School and the Centre on the Legal Profession presents the 2017 Law Conference

One of the most dominant trends currently impacting the legal profession is disruptive innovation. 

As law firms face the rapid growth of globalisation, digital technologies and the commoditisation of traditional legal services, they face increasing challenges to the way they operate and compete in the market.

To address these highly-relevant issues, the Deakin Law School’s (DLS) 2017 Conference (Wednesday, May 24) will feature a range of expert speakers sharing contemporary and cutting-edge insights on disruption in the legal profession and the impact of technology across the courts.

Hosted by the school’s Centre on the Legal Profession the conference will feature a range of topics exploring:

Keynote addresses and sessions will be presented by an outstanding line-up of distinguished legal experts including:

The DLS Conference is a must-not-miss event for anyone who is keen to learn from global experts, thought leaders and innovators who are transforming the way in which future legal services are delivered.

Secure your registration by 19 May and don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of this exclusive event.



Event Details

Wednesday, 24 May 2017


  • 8.30 am - 8.45 am: Registration
  • 8.45 am - 9.20am: Welcome
  • 9.20am - 10.15 am: Dispute Resolution and the Courts
  • 10.15 am - 11.45 am: Big Data and AI
  • 12.00 pm - 1.00pm: Lunch
  • 1.00 pm - 2.20 pm: Leveraging technology to deliver legal work product (part 1)
  • 2.20 pm - 3.30 pm: Leveraging technology to deliver legal work product (part 2)
  • 3.30 pm - 3.45 pm: Afternoon tea break
  • 3.45 pm - 5.00 pm: The legal services market of the future
  • 5.00 pm: Closing

Download conference program here.

The Events Centre, Downtown,
Tower 2, Level 1, 727 Collins Street,
Docklands VIC 3008

Business attire

This is a FREE event, limited spaces are available and RSVP's are essential. Please register your attendance before, Friday, 19 May 2017.

Contact Details


Lisa Moylan


03 9251 7822

03 9251 7822


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