Nominations are streaming in for the European Women of Legal Tech Awards 2020, which recognize the impact of women on the digital transformation of the industry.

Sponsored by Hogan Lovells, no-code automation platform BRYTER, and the European Legal Technology Association, there have been over 150 awards nominations, mostly from the UK, Germany, and Spain, although BRYTER CEO and founder Michael Grupp told Legal IT Insider: “Nominations are coming from all countries. We think we will have over 200 nominations by early October.”

Nominees so far include Hogan Lovells’ head of alternative delivery solutions Rachel Dabydoyal; Janet Taylor-Hall, CEO of Cognia; Tara Waters, head of Ashurst Advance Digital; Catherine Bamford, CEO and founder of BamLegal; Dr Catriona Wolfenden, partner and innovation manager at Weightmans; Isabel Parker, founder of Doyenne Consulting and former Freshfields innovation head; and Karol Valencia, legal project leader at Lawcus. You can see and vote for the nominees here: 

Women can nominate themselves or be nominated by others.   

The Awards help share and amplify the success of women across different sectors:   

  •                    Law Firms and Professional Services 
  •                    In-house and Business 
  •                    Entrepreneurship 
  •                    Academia and Education 
  •                    Public Services, Politics and Social 

Legal IT Insider is a media partner, and we will be interviewing a number of the nominees over the coming weeks.  

Diversity is at the core of all successful businesses. As Legal Tech fast emerges as a new industry, at BRYTER we are committed to helping make sure it is one which values, encourages and supports diversity right from the outset,” said Grupp. 

BRYTER’s remote-first strategy, which was in place long before Covid-19, has enabled the company to build a diverse talent pipeline, attracting people from across the world. It has employees from over 15 countries and different backgrounds.  

Nominations are open until 9 October 2020 and the official awards ceremony will take place in November. The jury will be announced shortly.