Tech&Law Israel — co-host of Israel’s first legal hackathon as part of the Global Legal Hackathon — offers insight into Israel’s legal tech sector and what it’s like being on the legal tech frontier
Those who know Israel as the Startup Nation might be surprised to hear that they’ve never hosted a legal hackathon. Until now, that is. Thanks to Tech&Law Israel and Fischer, Behar, Chen, Well, Orion & Co., Israel’s first legal hackathon will begin Feb 22, 2018, as part of the Global Legal Hackathon.
You can register for the Tel Aviv hackathon here.
A legal tech hub, Tech&Law is an initiative by the legal consulting firm Robus. We spoke to Tech&Law founder Ido Goldberg about the initiative and the decision to host Israel’s first legal hackathon.
Interview edited for clarity and length.
What is Tech&Law and why is it important to the local market?
What are some of the challenges and advantages for law firms in Israel trying to implement legal tech solutions?
Why did you decide to be part of the Global Legal Hackathon, and what are you looking forward to most about hosting it?
Why do you and your cohosts make a great hosting team?
In your view, why is collaboration important to the global legal market?
The Hackathon will take place as a joint venture between Tech&Law Israel (a subsidiary of Robus Legal Marketing) — and one of Israel’s largest law firms — FBC & Co at 3 Daniel Frisch St, Tel Aviv, Israel. It will include a panel of judges consisting of senior representatives of law firms in Israel, LegalTech companies and legal marketing professionals.