Championing Change: Diversity, Tech, and Access to Justice – Christina Blacklaws – S7E33

This week we’re super excited to be chatting Christina Blacklaws, trailblazer in the legal profession and a driving force at the intersection of law and technology. 

With a remarkable career spanning over 30 years, Christina shares her journey from being a solicitor specializing in representing children in public law proceedings to becoming the first elected president of the Law Society.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Christina shares her commitment to diversity, inclusion, and access to justice, highlighted by her role in Lawtech UK’s efforts to address unmet legal needs through technology.

𝐒𝐨, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐛𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧?

You can catch Rob and Christina Blacklaws talking about:
[02:25] Her early passion for law and how she decided to become a lawyer at a young age.
[04:25] Learning to code and utilizing technology to enable flexible and agile legal work.
[05:46] Her involvement in establishing the UK’s first alternative business structure.
[14:41] Chairing the Policy and Technology Commission and examining the use of algorithms in the criminal justice system.
[34:49] Her advice for aspiring legal professionals.

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