Event Overview

Welcome to our next “AIJA Learn & Network” Series event, organised in partnership with other international lawyers’ associations.

On Tuesday 13 July from 16:00 to 17:30 CEST, AIJA will meet IBA-YLC, the International Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee.

The gathering will kick off with a short introduction and welcome from:

  • Marco Monaco Sorge and Marie Brasseur (Co-Chairs of IBA-YLC),
  • François Barré (AIJA President).

It will be followed by a keynote address by Chrissie Lightfoot on 'Fusing People and Machines'.

Chrissie will share with us her knowledge, experience, insights and opinion on how we should approach the present and future to cater for ALL of those needing legal services / products / advice focusing particularly on the fusing of human lawyers’ professional skills with machine prowess. She will chat to us about embracing a killer mindset and attitude as a foundation for how to devise an effective personal brand and carry out impactful marketing techniques to grow a powerful network of clients and referrers during the looming AI Age and leveraging them to launch and/or maintain a successful career, LegalTech and/or LawTech product.

The event will close with a social activity on a different platform especially designed for networking where you can move around your avatar to interact with others and join different conversations.


Chrissie Lightfoot, Independent Advisor and Chairwoman

Chrissie Lightfoot is a Global multi-award winning Legal Futurist, AI LawTech Pioneer, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Lawyer, (ex-solicitor / non-practising), Strategist, Marketeer, Brand builder, best-selling Author of The Naked Lawyer series and Keynote Speaker. She is Chief Tech Advisor and Writer to Modern Law magazine (Chair of the ‘Technology in Law Law Land’ roundtable), an Independent Non-Executive Director and Advisor. Founder and CEO of EntrepreneurLawyer Ltd. Chrissie loves to help companies, individuals, lawyers and entrepreneurs develop successful careers and businesses, and in particular, devise powerfully attractive personal brands, LegalTech and LawTech products and bring them to market from inception to launch and then growth. She has a unique forte, talent, knowledge, understanding and experience in being the bridge between the lawyer, techie and customer which is a key role in ensuring the launch and evolution of an impactful personal brand, product brand and company brand to achieve a successful legal product uptake whether internally, client facing or self-help.

How to join?

This event is open and free for everyone.

To register and get the link to connect to the session, please click here

Fees & General Info

There are currently no registration fees available.

General terms and conditions

By registering you have to accept the general terms and conditions and accept that your registration is considered binding immediately, but participation to the event is possible only after full payment of the registration fee.

Please note that any arrangements related to the participation of the participant in an AIJA event, including but not limited to booking or cancellation of accommodation or flights, as well as respecting the cancellation deadlines indicated in the general terms and conditions, are the sole responsibility of the participant. AIJA shall not be held liable for any expenses the participant may suffer as the result of participant’s failure to comply with his/her obligations.

It is recommended for each participant to purchase a cancellation and travel insurance.

Please note that in-house counsel registrations are subject to review and confirmation by AIJA. AIJA considers in-house counsel professionals who hold a university degree in law allowing access to a bar association and practicing law as an in-house counsel in private, public, or non-profit companies, institutions or organisations. Please note that in-house counsel who are at the same time active as fee-earning lawyers or consultants are not eligible to the discounted in-house counsel fee.

Please read the general terms and conditions applicable for AIJA events.


If you are a lawyer under 35 years old and meet the requirements, apply to our Scholarship Programme for this event. You can check more details here.

Personal Protection

The personal data that you communicate to us shall be processed by the Iternational Association Of Young Lawyers (AIJA), with its registered office at Avenue de Tervueren 231, 1150 Brussels, Belgium (Tel: +32 2 347 33 34 - office@aija.com), in accordance with Act No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data, files and freedoms and Regulation No. 2016/679 on data protection, as of its entry into force on May 25, 2018.

Your data will be managed by AIJA's General Services, Events and Accounts Section:

  • For the purpose of administering your registration for the event and your on-site access to the event;
  • In order to pay for the selected services - your bank details will be deleted after receipt of your payment;
  • In order to communicate information messages from AIJA.

To the extent necessary for the execution of their respective tasks, our subcontractors in charge of our seminar organisation, our IT infrastructure, our management, the production and maintenance of our website and extranet, are likely to gain access to your data from time to time. Their servers are located in the European Union.

Data relating to your participation in the event shall be stored for a period of 10 years. We are obliged to archive billing data until the end of the period required for our tax and accounting obligations, i.e. for 7 full tax years.

We shall store your contact information to keep you informed until you ask us to stop. You have the right to access your data and have it corrected if necessary.