INNOVATION AND LEGAL TECH IN AFRICA BY CHRISTINA DUTTON
African entrepreneurs, law firms and tech companies are producing transformative legal service solutions in challenging regulatory and operational environments.
e are accustomed to hearing about the new artificial intelligence applications coming out of Canada, the legal innovation hubs of Europe and the legal and tech firm partnerships of the US. But we hear much less about the African entrepreneurs, law firms and tech companies that are producing transformative legal service solutions
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in some of the most challenging regulatory and operational environments in the world. Technology is expected to become Africaâ€™s fastest growing sector. Start-ups raised 50% more venture capital in 2018 than in 2017. The African legal profession is capitalizing on this growth, integrating technology where accessible and