Vincenzo Lalli is the founder of LawyerLinguist.it, a network of legal professionals offering legal advice and translation services to non-Italian businesses and individuals in Italy. He started “messing with programming languages” five years ago.
Jacques Deguest is the co-founder & CEO of Angels, Inc, which supports entrepreneurs in Asia. He is a specialist in Japanese corporate law and provides legal services to the start-ups he supports. He can code in Perl, PHP, SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle), HTML, CSS and Java.
Ed Goold is a 34-year-old lawyer who is undertaking a coding course at Makers Academy in London. He is a former Bristows, Nabarro and Allen & Overy solicitor and has also worked as a legal advisor to HM Treasury.
Colin Levy is an experienced in-house corporate counsel at publishing house Pearson. He is learning to code in R and Python.
James Moore is not a lawyer who codes. But he is a coder who works in legal tech. He has some superb insights on the benefits of coding for lawyers, and he can also code in an incredible 10 languages.
Sergii Shcherbak is a 28-year-old lawyer based in Sweden. Learning to code was never something he intended to do but fate intervened when he was trying to get his LegalTech start-up, Manydox, off the ground in 2016.
Alejandra Figueiras is a former managing partner of law firm Figueiras & Fischbach who learned to code in Python at the age of 42 as part of her participation in a data science programme at the Data Incubator in Washington – where she remains the only lawyer to have attended the programme.