Cosmonauts, Innovation Village unveil Future Lawyer Week Africa

Cosmonauts, Innovation Village unveil Future Lawyer Week Africa

London, December 2022: Cosmonauts and the Innovation Village present Future Lawyer Week Africa, taking place at the Innovation Village in Kampala, Uganda between the 21st and 23rd February 2023, bringing the latest in legal innovation to in-house departments, private practice law firms and litigators around the world!

“The digitalization agenda has become an imperative for all economies globally. As governments, citizens and businesses increasingly digitize their operations, it’s necessary to ensure that everyone’s rights are protected, the inevitable effects of the digital divide are minimized, and that the benefits of digitalization such as improved efficiency are maximized. This requires the joint effort of all key players in the Legal Tech space in Africa. As an ecosystem builder, the Legal Tech Lab at the Innovation village is proud to host the 1st iteration of Future Lawyer Week Africa. This conference will shine a light on the budding LegalTech sector in Africa and build its capacity to serve the continent better.” – Hellen Mukasa, Legal Lead at The Innovation Village

In partnership with The Innovation Village in Kampala, Uganda, Cosmonauts’ flagship conference series, Future Lawyer Week, is heading to Africa to host yet another legendary legal tech conference in 2023! Future Lawyer Week Africa is the fourth branch of the legal technology series with sister events taking place in the UK, USA, and Asia.

Future Lawyer Week Africa will be a three day event focused on innovative advancements in the legal industry whilst uniting all those from the in-house, private practice and litigation sectors and is designed to facilitate stimulating conversations between these different areas of law along with innovation, technology and investment in the sector. FLW Africa is the place to be for all things legal technology on the continent, with three days of networking, workshops, presentations, and an access to justice hackathon.

What to Expect

FLW Africa, a groundbreaking event in the region, will consist of a tour of the Innovation Village complete with a networking dinner, an Access to Legal Justice Hackathon, a full day of industry shaping panels and presentations from the brightest minds in the industry, and exhibiting from the most innovative legal tech providers.


On the 23rd February 2023, the conference will be chaired by Hellen Mukasa, Legal Lead for The Innovation Village. Composed of five panel discussions with speakers Dennis Otatiina, Managing Partner at Dentons, Alice Blazevic Namuli, Partner – Head of Tech and Innovations at Katende at Ssempebwa & Co Advocates and Brian Kalule, Partner at Bowmans and many more discussing a wide range of topics such as using technology for collaboration, creating a digital led African legal transformation and technology and the justice system; five roundtable sessions; five stand alone presentations and two product demonstrations from innovation legal tech professionals; and exhibiting from the fantastic tech solution providers, the conference will be jam packed with industry experts!

Who is Attending

In attendance, we will be welcoming Managing and Senior Partners of law firms, Heads of Innovation & Technology, Heads of Knowledge Management, Heads of Change & Business Transformation, Heads of Legal Operations, General Counsels, In-house Legal Counsels, Data & Information Architects, and CEOs of legal innovators and solution

providers both locally and globally. Join us to be part of the tidal wave of knowledge, learning, and community building that is sweeping through the East Africa legal technology community!

Ticket Information Tickets can be purchased either via the event website or via the Cosmonauts team. Prices vary depending on type. Please select the ticket type most relevant to you, do note that if you purchase an incorrect ticket, the Cosmonauts team will contact you to reconcile this.

Other Upcoming Future Lawyer Week Events

Cosmonauts’ flagship conference, Future Lawyer Week, is composed of four sister events taking place in the UK, USA and Asia. With Future Lawyer Week Africa taking place first in February 2023, Cosmonauts are also hosting Future Lawyer Week UK from the 24th to 26th April 2023 in the heart of London.

Event Sponsors & Media Partners

To register your interest to speak to the team regarding sponsoring Future Lawyer Week Africa, click here to email our Head of Partnerships, Craig Woolward. We welcome legal technology solution providers at the forefront of their innovations to showcase their products at the first of its kind legal tech conference taking over Kampala, Uganda in February 2023.

More Info

You can access more information regarding the event and the partnership on the Future Lawyer Week Africa website or check out Cosmonauts’ blog page to learn more about our events!

About the Innovation Village

The Innovation Village is a launchpad for leading entrepreneurs and innovators working to solve the most pressing challenges using technology. Every day, they devise avenues to leverage innovation, entrepreneurship and technology to deliver lasting solutions to challenges in the world.

With a goal to create a destination that grows companies that matter and are centered around solving the biggest industry and community challenges. They do this by converging Network, Talent, Capital and Physical Assets leading Uganda and the region into industry 4.0. For further information visit:

For more information contact:

Sharon Kakai

Marketing and Communications Lead

The Innovation Village Email: [email protected]