Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. The relevance of legal technology

    3. Key business challenges for law firms

    4. Why businesses use legal technology

    5. Barriers to the adoption of legal technology

    1. What is legal technology?

    2. Legal technology in the context of transactions

    3. Legal technology in the context of disputes and investigations

    4. The legal technology market

    1. What is legal automation?

    2. The benefits of legal automation

    3. When is legal automation helpful?

    4. Misconceptions and limitations

    1. Introduction to Avvoka's technology

    2. The basics

    3. A comprehensive demonstration

    1. Final thoughts

    2. Learn more about Avvoka

Legal technology

  • 18 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content


Head of Growth (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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