In London, the teams are working on tools for GDPR audit, aggregation of legal communication, blockchain-based storage of contracts, investments through blockchain and litigation support.
- Their ideas look very creative and relevant, says The participants’ expertise is diverse, which is well-suited for the hackathon. Some teams have lawyers-developers, the others include judges, etc. Overall, the teams have demonstrated that they have the necessary knowledge and expertise to make their concepts a reality.
A Legal Hack Monitor on Lexblog is now curating blog posts and news articles about the hackathon. There's also an official, or semi-official, mascot created by a participant in Ukraine.
Regardless of actual outcome, it seems the event is receiving a lot of attention, that it has created some real enthusiasm for legal innovation and that it has facilitated connections between lawyers, coders and others. There's also talk about new hackathons and meetup groups inspired by the #GLH2018.
A few photos from local events around the world: