The UKLTA has launched a new Innovation Sounding Board, for innovators within UKLTA member law firms to share different ideas and approaches to innovation.

The group was created to provide an opportunity for people involved in championing innovation to share ideas, challenges and experiences, and a forum through which members can discuss and explore in a safe space under Chatham House Rules.

Founded by Catriona Wolfenden (Partner & Innovation Manager at Weightmans) and Beth Wells (Legal Engineer at Weightmans), the group brings together innovation leaders and champions from across the legal sector.

Catriona said:

“We are always keen to chat with those championing innovation across the legal industry. Sharing areas of overlapping experience, tips and tricks, not necessarily over specific tech but other aspects such as rewarding ideas and embedding innovation can be really beneficial in taking strategies and projects to the next level. There is enough innovation for everyone to openly share experiences without giving away trade secrets, and we can’t wait to welcome our peers and colleagues to the sessions.”

The first meeting of the group will take place virtually on July 16th between 12.00 -13.00 and will be open to UKLTA members as well as non-members who want to learn more about how the group would be of benefit to them.

The Innovation Sounding Board will meet every couple of months for a coffee and a chat to swap tips and tricks with others in a similar role. If you are tasked with leading or championing innovation in a law firm and want to join the group you can get in touch through the innovation sounding board page of our website.