La Touche Training is the organiser of the biggest Legal Technology annual conference in Ireland.

The virtual Legal Tech conference took place on 25th March 2021.

The conference gathered law firms, government departments, corporates, general counsel, in-house lawyers, regulatory agencies, eDiscovery providers, advisors and much more under one roof for an enlightening day focusing on best practices and the latest trends and developments.

For its seventh year, we were delighted to re-brand our eDiscovery & Legal Tech annual conference to "Legal Tech Ireland 2021". This is the first year we weren't able to gather in a face to face setting, but were very pleased to be able to bring leading speakers and cutting-edge subjects to a virtual format.

We were also delighted to be joined by Richard Susskind for a key note address on "The Future of Courts".

Our event this year took place on the 25th March 2021 and covered a wide range of Legal Tech topics including:

  • Data  Privacy implications from Brexit and Schrems 2
  • The Use of AI in Investigations
  • Virtual Hearings
  • The Future of Law
  • Comms in a Crisis – Legal & Tech Considerations
  • Socially Distanced Data

The panel of speakers included members of the judiciary, senior counsel, leading solicitors, technical experts and thought leaders – both domestic and an international dimension with contributions from the US, UK and Germany.

We are very grateful for help of our conference partners which included Reveal, EDRM, HaystackID, ACEDS, FTI Consulting, TrailView and Relativity who all played a key role in shaping the event.

This year we heard contributions from David Cohen (Reed Smith), Meribeth Banaschik (EY), Justice David Barniville, Stephen Dowling SC, Richard Willis (Arthur Cox), Chris Dale (eDisclosure Information Project), Karyn Harty (McCann Fitzgerald), George Socha (Reveal), Eoghan Kenny (A&L Goodbody), Ines Rubio (FTI Consulting), Paula Fearon (McCann Fitzgerald), Michael Sarlo (HaystackID), Conor Gavin (FTI Consulting), Ricky Kelly (RDJ Solicitors), Declan Kearney (FTI Consulting).

Our partners this year included EDRM and ACEDS.


Empowering the global leaders of e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) creates practical resources to improve e-discovery, privacy, security and information governance. Since 2005, EDRM has delivered leadership, standards, tools, guides and test datasets to improve best practices throughout the world. EDRM has an international presence in 113 countries and growing and an innovative support infrastructure for individuals, law firms, corporations and government organizations seeking to improve the practice and provision of data and legal discovery. Learn more about the EDRM today at


ACEDS is a global professional association for individuals and organizations in the private and public sector who work in the fields of e-discovery, information governance, compliance, and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training, certification and professional development courses in e-discovery and related disciplines to law firms, corporate legal departments, service providers, the government, and institutions of higher learning.

ACEDS is a division of The BARBRI Group, a global legal education company that provides legal and professional development training and education to students, lawyers and other legal professionals.

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 “La Touche Training is very proud to bring such high caliber Irish and International speakers together to discuss important developments in the area of Legal Tech. While it is disappointing that we are unable to gather in person, the virtual format will present the opportunity of sharing the event with a wider audience. I am excited to hear how the different trends and developments in technology are impacting the legal community and where it goes from here.”            

Adrian Kiernan, Managing Director, La Touche Training

 “I am really looking forward to speaking at Legal Tech Ireland. I’ve heard great things about the conference and the high quality it delivers.”

George Socha, Senior Vice President of Brand Awareness, Reveal

Why Attend?

  • Actionable Learning: Attendees will leave with detailed knowledge of key trends & developments from a regulatory, technical and investigative point of view.
  • A New Perspective: By bringing together a wide variety of disciplines and experts from home and overseas, the Legal Tech Conference will provide attendees with an excellent opportunity to learn about recent developments in other industries and jurisdictions.
  • CPD Accreditation: By attending the Legal Tech conference, delegates will be awarded with 4 Legal CPD hours.
  • Network & Discover: Along with meeting top speakers and leading solution providers, attendees have the opportunity to network with fellow professionals in the fast-changing arena of legal technology.
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