LEGAL®EVOLUTION ( has already grown to become the largest annual exposition and congress for legal innovation in continental Europe and one of the most important professional gatherings for lawyers from firms and companies. It consists of a conference for legal innovation with approx. 50 speakers, L®CONGRESS, and a trade fair for legal technology with approx. 50 exhibitors, L®EXPO.

L®CONGRESS is the platform on which experts from the fields of law, science, and politics can come together to discuss the digital transformation of the law.  L®EXPO is the definitive interface connecting legal departments, compliance departments, law firms, and technology and software providers. L®EXPO and L®CONGRESS will take place simultaneously in four directly connected halls. LEGAL®EVOLUTION takes place on 23-24 October 2017 in Kap Europa, the conference center of the Messe Frankfurt.

The progressing digitization of the law is leading to breakthroughs in the field which attorneys can take advantage of only if they possess a fundamental understanding of modern technology. The ultimate goal of LEGAL®EVOLUTION is to educate all members of the legal market about the legal world of tomorrow. LEGAL®EVOLUTION offers attorneys, in-house counsel and other legal professionals as well as managers and IT-specialists working in the field of law and compliance the opportunity, in just two days, to test the leading technical solutions, software, cloud services, knowledge databases, and other services in the field of law and compliance. Furthermore, they can meet the leaders of the legal tech world as they prepare themselves to face the legal market of tomorrow.

Keynote Speakers

Our line-up of renowned speakers include: Dr. Eva Kühne-Hörmann (Minister of Justice, State of Hesse (Germany)), Dr. Thomas Remmers (2nd President of the German Federal Bar), Prof. Dr. Alexander Lorz (law professor in Düsseldorf and Hessian Minister of Culture), Iain G. Mitchell QC (Chairman of the Scottish Society for Computers & Law and Chairman of the CCBE Surveillance Working party), Kalle Palling (Chairman of the Parliamentary EU Affairs Committee for Europe’s “digital role model”, Estonia), Arne Wittig (Group General Counsel of thyssenkrupp AG), Nicola Beer (attorney and Secretary General of the FDP), Dr. Christian Lemke (Head of the German Delegation for the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)), Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg (Neuroscientist and Körber-Prize recipient), Dr. Carsten Linz (Global Head of the SAP Center for Leadership and the author of “Radical Business Model Transformation”), Prof. Dr. Thomas Gasteyer (Committee Chairman, Assembly at the German Federal Bar), and many more. Visit our website for the full list of speakers


Nearly Approx. 50 Exhibitors from Germany, the UK, the USA, Belgium, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Russia will demonstrate how legal work can be made easier: efficient contract drafting, document management, automatization, data analysis, knowledge databases, and much more. Several innovative legal tech providers will be showing their products for the first time at a legal tech event in continental Europe.

Many law firms and legal and compliance departments of all sizes have already registered for the event alongside a number of courts, ministries and other governmental authorities.  Just a few of the more prominent representatives who will be present include:

Law firms: Freshfields, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, White & Case, Allen & Overy, Hogan Lovells, Hengeler Mueller, CMS Hasche Sigle, Allen & Overy, Hogan Lovells, Gleiss Lutz, Rödl & Partner, Noerr, Beiten Burkhardt, P+P Pöllath, FPS, Luther, King & Wood Mallesons,etc; and,

Legal and compliance departments: European Central Bank, thyssenkrupp, Grupo Santander, UniCredit, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Aareal Bank, Zumtobel, Philip Morris International, PwC, Allianz, ARAG, Commerz Real, DER Touristik and Leica Camera, Accenture, PwC etc.

For more information please visit our Website or contact us as

European LegalTech Expo GmbH Legal®Evolution, Kaiserstraße 53, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, +49 69 3487 920-92

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