January 12, 2023 5:25 pm Published by

With 2023 in full swing, we are pleased to share with you that our global legal tech sister show is returning for its sixth edition – join us now!

Make some room in your April calendars, our prime legal tech conference; Future Lawyer Week (FLW) is back in the UK! The Cosmonauts team is more than excited to announce that FLW has returned for its 6th iteration after a hugely successful show last year! The show aims to unite all those from in-house, private practice, and litigation sectors and is designed to facilitate dialogue between these different areas of law.

FLW UK is more than just an annual legal tech event; it’s an opportunity to broaden your horizons, distinguish your vision, and gain expertise. We provide a three-day action-packed agenda with numerous networking opportunities, stimulating discussions, insightful workshops and a thrilling legal tech Hackathon delivered by key industry experts. 

Continue reading to learn why FLW UK is the world’s fastest-growing legal technology event series with locations on all four continents: Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa. There surely is a good reason for it! 

Why Should I Attend?

Glad you’ve asked! Let us simply answer your question with a video from our 2022 conference. Watch the video below to find out what FLW 6.0 has in store for you!

We hope this has answered your questions and doubts, if not, keep reading!

FLW UK 6.0 welcomes everyone from innovation managers to Legal Directors, General Counsels, and In-house Legal Counsels, as well as Data & Information Architects, Marketing & Business, and CEOs of Legal Innovators & Solution Providers. We are just putting the right people in the right place at the right time! 

You’re in for a treat as we will let you in on a sneak peak, we’re thrilled to highlight some of our fantastic speakers that will be joining the lineup this year!

Isabel Parker, Executive Director from Digital | Legal Exchange

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Let us introduce you to the wonderful Isabel Parker, who will be the chair for the second day of the conference! She is the Executive Director of the Digital Legal Exchange, a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to accelerate the digital transformation of corporate legal teams.  She has many years of experience in pushing boundaries and driving change in the legal services sector.  Before joining the Exchange, Isabel was Chief Legal Innovation Officer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where she was part of the leadership team driving the firm’s digital transformation initiative. During Isabel’s tenure, Freshfields was named the FT‘s Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe in 2019.  Isabel herself was named as one of the 10 most innovative lawyers in Europe in 2018, and in 2020 was a winner in the European Women of Legal Tech Awards professional services category.  

Isabel is a passionate advocate for change in the legal sector. She sits on several committees focussed on legal technology adoption and is a mentor for the University of Oxford’s Law and Computer Science Programme.  Isabel is a non-executive director of the World Commerce and Contracting Association and the College of Legal Practice.  She is also editor of the Modern Lawyer journal and her first book, ‘Successful Digital Transformation in Law Firms: a question of culture’ was published in November 2021.

Dr Catriona Wolfenden, Product & Innovation Director | Weightmans LLP

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Dr Catriona Wolfenden is a Product and Innovation Director at Weightmans LLP – ensuring delivery of products and innovation that are aligned to the clients’ needs and the overall strategy. Describes herself as the ‘accidental lawyer’, who fell into innovation and grew an award-winning team. 

She is also co-authoring a book about innovation in law firms, which includes all the practical aspects we wish we had known about at the start of our innovation journey (including how long it takes to write a book). 

Ahhh I guess we can share one more with you! 

Brian Perrott, Partner | HFW

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Brian is an established commercial litigator with a particular speciality in commodities, derivatives and shipping. Brian has over three decades of experience and some 40 plus reported cases (and numerous trade arbitrations).

Brian advises international trading houses, energy companies, banks, commodity start-ups and entrepreneurs and his recent cases have included JV disputes, commodity frauds, warehousing disputes, cargo hostage, all manner of injunctions, cyber relief and derivatives disputes. Brian is one of the most active commercial litigators in the English Courts according to The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker.

Recently Brian was appointed Global Head of Innovation at HFW and he is currently co-writing a publication entitled “Green Law” looking at the commodities market from an environmental perspective. Brian’s clients span the world and include all the well-known names in this space.

That’s all for now on sneak peeks! Look out for other blogs on the Cosmonauts website for more information, updates, and previews!

The Fab Four

But, before we leave you to, it we would like to re-introduce you to our sponsors who instantly decided to join us again in 2023 after the success of FLW 5.0! Please welcome the fab four! 


Definely is an award-winning, Microsoft-backed LegalTech company redefining the way documents are drafted, reviewed and understood.

They create efficiency tools for legal documents to free lawyers from frustrating, repetitive tasks, so they can get back to the work that matters to them and their clients.

Law firms and in-house legal teams worldwide, including Dentons, Deloitte and Allen & Overy use the Definely Suite to simplify the process of reviewing documents, maximising efficiency and improving the accuracy of their contracts.

Check out their website to learn more about their cutting-edge services! 


DISCO (NYSE:LAW) provides a cloud-native, artificial intelligence-powered legal solution that simplifies edisclosure, legal document review and case management for enterprises, law firms, legal services providers and governments. Corporate legal departments, law firms, and government agencies around the world use DISCO for e-discovery, case management, compliance, disputes, and investigations

Their scalable, integrated solution enables legal departments to easily collect, process and review enterprise data that is relevant or potentially relevant to legal matters. 

Visit their website to check out more of their fantastic services! 


CRMCS is a specialised Microsoft Partner in Dynamics 365, Integrated Solutions throughout the Microsoft environment and Founders of AppSource approved DocDrive365. DocDrive365 enables businesses to integrate collaborative solutions from Dynamics, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams.

As a SME, CRMCS offer 6 core services which can be found at www.crmcs.co.uk/#whatWeDo and have unique specialisations in document management, complex case management, and asset management, with a focus on enabling client engagement online and in the field of corporate compliance. To that end, we invest in ongoing research, development, and training to help our clients and employees get the most out of today’s skill and tech-based economy.

CRMCS currently works with multiple firms which have complex security and compliance needs so understand the importance of ensuring your business and data is safe. Our values for security will ensure the best possible product and service will be offered to meet your complex or specific needs.

Find out more about their services using the button below!

Document Drafter

Green Meadow is the company behind the Document Drafter automation platform. The Document Drafter is used by many top law firms, corporate legal departments, financial institutions and government entities. Recently, the Document Drafter was named as one of eight “top picks” for complex document automation by DocAutoDatabase.

Check out Green Meadow’s website to learn more about their remarkable solutions! 

Secure Your Seat!

Tickets are selling fast, so make sure to buy yours today so you don’t miss out!

Become a Speaker?

Do you have insight into this competitive and growing industry? We’re currently looking for speakers to join this exciting event and array of industry leaders! Have a say – by speaking at Future Lawyer Week UK 6.0, you can set your stone on the pathway to a new, better future. 

Sponsor the Show! 

Cosmonauts’ Legal Tech conferences are fantastic ways to generate business; engage with your current and prospective clients one to one; build brand and industry awareness, raise your brand value, increase customer reach and gain leads!

Speak to the team today to learn more about how to sponsor the shows.

Cosmonauts Services

At Cosmonauts, we are experts at accelerating business growth through B2B events, capital raising and marketing services. With a current track record of taking early stage startups to the point of overfunding, we’re working with a whole host of new organisations in 2023 with a plan to overfund them too! To learn more about our current capital raising projects, take a look at our website! 

Our Upcoming Events:

FLW UK isn’t Cosmonauts’ only event this year – we have a whole calendar of upcoming events in legal-tech, agri-tech, intellectual property and much more. Check out our upcoming events here. 

Future Lawyer Week Africa (Legal Technology): February 21st-23rd 2023

Future Lawyer Week UK (Legal Technology): April 24th – 26th 2023

Legal Innovators California (Legal Technology): June 7th – 8th 2023

Dublin IP and R&D Summit (Intellectual Property): Dates TBC 2023

Legal Innovators UK (Legal Technology): November 8th and 9th 2023

London IP Week (Intellectual Property): September 25th – 26th 2023

GAIA (Agri Technology): Dates TBC

Tomorrow Matters (Green Technology): Dates TBC

Future Lawyer Week USA (Legal Technology): Dates TBC

SPACEtalks (Space Commercialisation): Dates TBC

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