FBE International Law Firm of the Future Competition 2019

11.02.2019

The Wroclaw Bar Association and The Haague Bar Association are organizing the first FBE International « Law Firm of the Future » Competition from 15th January to 12 April 2019.

The Competition consists of two stages. During the first stage, the Participants shall submit their presentations concerning changes, innovations and/or proposals related to the development of new technologies in the legal services industry.

Any Participant can take part in the first stage of the Competition. Participation entails sending a PowerPoint presentation by 4 March 2019 together with an application form attached as appendix no. 1 to the following e-mail address: dyrektor@oirp.wroclaw.pl

By 20 March 2019, the Jury shall select a group of a maximum of 10 finalists (“Finalists”) who will take part in the second stage of the Competition. By 12 March 2019, the Jury shall inform the Participants, by means of electronic communication, of the outcome of the first stage by sending the information to the e-mail address provided by the Participants.

The second stage of the Competition will take place on 12 April 2019 (Friday) at the head office of the Wrocław Bar Association (Poland). During the second stage, the Finalists will present the subject to the Jury using the submitted presentation. The presentation time shall not exceed 15 minutes. The Jury may ask the Finalists questions regarding the presentation.

The purpose of the Competition is to promote and encourage innovative thinking of young students and lawyers at the start of their career in a time where traditional law practise is changing rapidly.

Furthermore, the purpose of the Competition is to promote the activities of FBE aiming at implementing new IT solutions among lawyers and to encourage the lawyers to use them in their daily practice.