LawtechUK, is a government-backed initiative within Tech Nation, established to support the transformation of the UK legal sector through technology, for the benefit of society and the economy.

We focus on increasing awareness and understanding of lawtech and fostering transformative innovation for the legal sector. The LawtechUK work programme includes a government-backed Lawtech Sandbox for innovative R&D, and the development of new platforms, toolkits and online training.

The LawtechUK team

The LawtechUK team designs, develops and delivers LawtechUK’s diverse programme of work to support the transformation of the legal sector through tech.

Alexandra Lennox

Director of LawtechUK

Alexandra has extensive experience in...

Aleksandra Wawrzyszczuk

Head of LawtechUK

Jack Cane

LawtechUK Lead

Megan Kearns

Marketing Lead

Michel Nkansah

LawtechUK Executive

The LawtechUK Panel

The LawtechUK Panel is a unique group of leaders and experts from the public and private sectors, collaborating to accelerate the digital transformation of the legal sector to help ensure the UK’s continuing leadership in legal and court services.


The Panel was established in 2018 by the Secretary of State for Justice and acts as the advisory board to LawtechUK. Its members take an active role in LawtechUK’s work programme.

Christina Blacklaws

LawtechUK Panel Chair

Christina is Chair of the LawtechUK Panel and past...

Katie Atkinson

Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, University of Liverpool

Katie brings to the Panel the perspective of a computer...

Chris Grant

Legal Ops and Lawtech Consultant

Chris works with law firms, startups and a range of...

Rosemary Martin

General Counsel, Vodafone Group Plc

Rosemary is Group General Counsel and Company Secretary...

Brian Liu

Co-founder & former CEO Legal Zoom, CEO of BizCounsel, Inc

Brian co-founded LegalZoom, one of the world’s most...

Sarah Green

Law Commissioner for Commercial & Common Law, Law Commission

Sarah is Law Commissioner for Commercial and Common Law...

Richard Susskind

Technology Advisor to the Lord Chief Justice

Richard is the world’s most cited author on the future of...

Sir Geoffrey Vos

Master of the Rolls

Sir Geoffrey is Master of the Rolls and therefore the...

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