October 8 2020

Nordic Legal Tech Day 2020 - Online

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Nordic Legal Tech Day 2020


This year, due to the current pandemic, AltNordic have decided to host the first ever Nordic Legal Tech Day in an online format. On October 8, during an afternoon, we will have a program with the latest information within legal tech, keynote speakers and the results of this year's General Counsel Report.



13:00 - 13:05
Welcome to Nordic Legal Tech Day 2020
Alexandra Waldersten, LegalWorks Nordic, opens the day.
13:05 - 13:30
How to manage legal teams in the times of a pandemic - Keynote by Ritva Sotamaa, GC at Unilever
How to manage legal teams in the times of a pandemic - keynote by Ritva Sotamaa, GC at Unilever. Ritva Sotamaa is the Chief Legal Officer of Unilever based in London. Ritva has pursued a unique global in-house career with leadership positions in companies like Instrumentarium, GE, Siemens and Unilever.
13:30 - 13:45
Nordic GC Survey – managing the uncertain
What’s top of mind of our Nordic General Counsels? Presentation of the Nordic GC Report 2020, by Henrik Duedahl Høyer, Experticon.
13:45 - 14:15
Nordic GC Survey – panel discussion
Panel discussion following the GC 2020 results. Panel consists of Victoria Sörving (Funnel), John Martin Einvik (Svea Finans Norway), Sami Takila (Basware) and Nichlas Brødegaard Resch (Karnov). Panel is moderated by Henrik Duedahl Høyer (Experticon).
14:15 - 14:25
14:25 - 14:45
Legaltech – why bother? With Richard Tromans from Artificial Lawyer
Richard Tromans from Artifical Lawyer gives an update on the latest developments in the world of legal automation and legal AI.
14:45 - 15:15
Legal Ops Session with Leo Murgel, SalesForce, and Leif Frykman, LegalWorks
How has the world's largest CRM platform implemented the legal operations concept into its legal department to work with on a daily basis? And what differences are to be seen between the US market and the Nordics market? Legal Murgel is the VP Legal and Corporate Affairs from SalesForce. Leo and Leif will discuss on how to run a legal ops program in a global business.
15:15 - 15:50
Panel discussion: Legal Market Session – current trends in the legal market
Lisa Göransson and Ryan Turner from Allen & Overy, Reino Hyvärinen and Rutger Lambriex from EY and Sandy Devine from Factor discuss legal market developments. How does new technology, new players and new customer needs and behaviors impact on the legal market? Panel moderator is Ulf Lindén, LegalWorks.


Ritva Sotamaa2
Ritva Sotamaa
Chief Legal Officer, Unilever
Richard Tromans
Founder, Artificial Lawyer
Leo Murgel - Legal and Corporate Affairs COO Bio (2)
Léo Murgel
VP, Legal and Corporate Affairs COO, SalesForce
Lisa Göransson
Partner, Allen & Overy
Ryan Turner
Associate, Allen & Overy
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Sandy Devine
Chief Commercial Officer, Factor
Sami Takila
Group General Counsel, Basware Corporation
Nichlas Resch
Nichlas Resch
Head of Digital Innovation, Karnov Group
Reino Hyvärinen
Partner and Head of Law, EY
Victoria Sörving
Head of Legal, Funnel
Rutger Lambriex
EMEIA Legal Managed Services Leader, EY
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Henrik Duedahl Høyer
Partner, Experticon ApS
Jorma Vartia
Partner, Laissa Oy
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John Martin Einvik
Head of Legal, Svea Finans Norge
Alexandra Waldersten
Head of Marketing & Communications, LegalWorks Nordic
Leif Frykman
Co-founder, LegalWorks Nordic
Ulf Lindén
Co-founder, LegalWorks Nordic

Nordic Sponsors


The Karnov mission is to be an indispensable partner for all legal, tax and accounting professionals. With a broad offering of online and offline information and workflow solutions Karnov delivers value to our customers based on a solid understanding of the complexity of their businesses. With strong brands in Denmark and Sweden, developed over 150 years, we support more than 60,000 users with in-depth knowledge delivered by our 1,500 specialists.


With 3,500 professionals in 80+ jurisdictions, EY Law offers broad global coverage for legal matters. EY lawyers provide legal services to multinational corporations - helping harness the power of technology and innovation to better address the challenges they face and deliver the value and outcomes they seek. Services include: Legal Function Consulting, Contract Lifecycle Management, Research & Regulatory Mapping, Entity Compliance & Governance, Document Review & Functional Analysis and Legal Advisory.