Course curriculum

  • 1

    Why is legal technology relevant?

    • Introduction

    • The relevance of legal technology

    • Key business challenges for law firms

    • Why businesses use legal technology

    • Barriers to the adoption of legal technology

  • 2

    The legal technology landscape

    • What is legal technology?

    • Legal technology in the context of transactions

    • Legal technology in the context of disputes and investigations

    • The legal technology market

  • 3

    Legal automation

    • What is legal automation?

    • The benefits of legal automation

    • When is legal automation helpful?

    • Misconceptions and limitations

  • 4

    Legal technology in practice

    • Introduction to Avvoka's technology

    • The basics

    • A comprehensive demonstration

  • 5


    • Final thoughts

    • Learn more about Avvoka


Giles Thompson

Giles spearheads Avvoka’s growth strategy, which involves working with in-house legal teams, leading law firms, and businesses. Previously, Giles worked as a City lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills and Kirkland & Ellis. Giles also has in-house experience working for BP’s in-house legal team and in the regulatory division of PAX Labs/Juul.

City Career Series Founder & Ex-Freshfields Lawyer

Jake Schogger

Jake Schogger is a qualified lawyer, career coach, entrepreneur, author, copywriter and consultant. He is the founder and CEO of City Career Series, a publishing company that has sold ~50,000 handbooks designed to help students secure City careers, including the critically acclaimed Commercial Law Handbook. He trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and now acts as a legal adviser to start-ups and scale-ups, whilst also working as a career coach and delivering career-related presentations at universities across the UK. In addition, Jake works with tech start-ups and runs a variety of his own businesses, including a creative/commercial consultancy (Fresh Perspective) and a luxury cake business (Whisk & Drizzle). For more information, visit: and or search for “City Career Series” on YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.


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