VQ Forum 18 October: Legal reinvention and disruptive innovation

Save the date: On 18 October, the 7th annual legal strategy event - VQ Knowledge and Strategy Forum – takes place at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm. This year's main theme is reinvention and disruptive innovation - from both in-house and outside counsel perspective. Register before 30 June for an early-bird-discount.

At the VQ conference, internationally renowned speakers will explore the future of the legal market, the impact of technological advances and how to focus on innovation and business development to prepare for the potential disruption of the legal market.

From the Program

Based on his own research, Dr. Christian Sandström will describe disruptive patterns and associated problems for the legal market. What challenges do established firms encounter when a mature, well consolidated industry is subjected to disruptive innovation?

Learn also about the new blockchain technology and how it will drive the development further. Gerard Neiditsch has been working for more than two decades in applying innovative technology and leading large-scale work practice changes as CIO at three major law firms.

Annette Magnusson, Secretary General SCC, will speak about innovation in practice and share some of the ongoing initiatives by SCC as well as the need for interdisciplinary legal innovation to meet challenges of the future. 

Rachel Manser, Global Head of Knowledge & Learning, Linklaters, will also share a case study in innovation and the story behind some of Linklater’s specific initiatives with reflections on the challenges of change in a global organization.

Other speakers include Ylva Lindquist, Vice President & General Counsel, EMEIA, Xylem Inc, Håkan Broman, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, NCC Group, Jonas Jeppsson, Chief Legal Officer at Widespace AB, and Peter Danowsky, Partner, Danowsky & Partners. 

See the program here

Place and date: Stockholm, Sweden, 18 October 2016, 8.30 – 17 
Registration: To make reservations, please contact us at