With lawyers needing legal tech more and more to support the industry, the internet (although patchy) has allowed Ukrainian-based tech companies to continue with their business. Contributing to the economy helps with the country’s war effort, and legal tech helps support the digital economy.
We are also happy to announce that we LIGA Zakon have signed up to join us in our dedicated Ukrainian exhibition space. ‘Developers of modern information technologies, platforms and IT tools, working with information for business professionals and governments in various countries of the world.’
As well as businesses founded in Ukraine, many in the legal tech world have colleagues in Ukraine, often working hard behind the scenes. One of these is one of our conference sponsors, Legatics, and similar to Legal Nodes, has pulled out all the stops when it comes to their team. Their CEO Anthony Seale, shared a post on LinkedIn about what the company were doing to support, including ‘offering direct, material support to ensure the wellbeing of team…relocated people outside of the country, given them funds to assist their move and provided accommodation to them.’ See Linkedin
It is not only our industry that has stepped up to do their bit to support the people of Ukraine, restoring our faith in humanity. Epic Games raised $144 million, donating two weeks’ worth of proceeds from their game Fornite, Airbnb provided free accommodation to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees, and the CEO of Dell, Michael Dell, donated $15 million to help support Ukrainian families. Read article.
We want to make a call out to any Ukraine tech start-ups that would like to be involved in our conference. We are offering free stands and involvement in the event. Please get in touch with us to hear more and share with all your Ukrainian colleagues at [email protected]
If you want to support Ukraine in some way, head over to this government page with some clear steps, as well as the Red Cross, which is accepting donations.