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(VIRTUAL) Insights from the UK on Navigating Digital Transformation

24 Jul 2024 - Wed / 1 day / 3:00pm - 5:00pm / Zoom (Virtual)

The Bar Council Legal Tech, AI and Sandbox Committee will be organising a seminar titled “Insights from the UK on Navigating Digital Transformation”. In this event, UK legal practitioner Joanne Vengadesan shares her experience in advising clients on digital transformation projects, including AI and data privacy matters. This session will focus on practical strategies available to help clients understand and evaluate legal risks in these areas. Additionally, Joanne Vengadesan will explore the ways in which UK law firms have leveraged legal technology to enhance their services. This presentation aims to provide the Members of the Bar with actionable insights and best practices to navigate the evolving
digital landscape effectively.

Member: RM 20
Law Student: RM 10
Pupil in Chambers: RM 10
Non-Member: RM 40
Organisers: Bar Council

CPD Points: 2
Event Code:
T3/24072024/BC/BC241072/2

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Description

The Bar Council Legal Tech, AI and Sandbox Committee will be organising a seminar titled “Insights from the UK on Navigating Digital Transformation”. In this event, UK legal practitioner Joanne Vengadesan shares her experience in advising clients on digital transformation projects, including AI and data privacy matters. This session will focus on practical strategies available to help clients understand and evaluate legal risks in these areas. Additionally, Joanne Vengadesan will explore the ways in which UK law firms have leveraged legal technology to enhance their services. This presentation aims to provide the Members of the Bar with actionable insights and best practices to navigate the evolving digital landscape effectively.

Join us for an engaging discussion on the intersection of law and technology!

 

Programme

TimeAgenda
2:00 pmRegistration
3:00 pmOpening Remarks
by Sathish Ramachandran,
Co-Chairperson, Bar Council Legal Tech, AI and Sandbox Committee
3:03 pmPresentation
by Joanne Vengadesan and
Question-and-Answer Session


Moderated

by Foong Cheng Leong,
Deputy Chairperson, Bar Council Legal Tech, AI and Sandbox Committee
4:45 pmPresentation of Token of Appreciation
4:57 pmClosing
by Foong Cheng Leong,
Deputy Chairperson, Bar Council Legal Tech, AI and Sandbox Committee

Speaker

Speaker

Joanne Vengadesan

Joanne Vengadesan is a commercial, IT and data protection partner at UK law firm Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP, who focuses on commercial contracts in the technology sector, transactional intellectual property issues, and data protection.  She is on the board of Multilaw, a global legal network, and is the global chair of its inclusion and diversity committee. Her previous roles include serving as chancellor of the Multilaw Academy, co-chair of the Multilaw intellectual property and technology group, and chair of the data protection committee for global technology law network iTechLaw. She also heads the technology sector group at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP. She is ranked as a leading technology lawyer in the UK by Chambers and Legal500 directories, and as a thought leader on data protection matters for the UK in Who’s Who Legal. A significant amount of her work is international, working particularly with clients in North America, France, and India. She is also legally qualified and has practised in Malaysia as an advocate and solicitor.

Moderator

Foong Cheng Leong

Foong Cheng Leong is a lawyer focusing on the areas of Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Franchise, Privacy and Data Protection laws. He has written books on the Compendium of Malaysian Intellectual Property Cases – Trade Marks, the Compendium of Malaysian Intellectual Property Cases – Copyright, and Foong’s Malaysia Cyber, Electronic Evidence and Information Technology Law. He is also a contributor to the Malaysian Chapter of Data Protection Laws of the World, published by Sweet and Maxwell. He is regularly featured in the media, notably over topics on intellectual property, cyberlaw, data privacy, and the like. He is also a regular columnist for Digital News Asia and writes at www.foongchengleong.com.

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  • Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
  • No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.

The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.

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You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.

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CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.

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