52 episodes

Welcome to Reimagining Justice - a global podcast for the change makers in law and the first Australian-based podcast shining a light on issues at the intersection of law, social justice and innovation.
Join Andrea Perry-Petersen, an Australian lawyer and social justice advocate, as she interviews guests from around the world who have discovered and implemented innovative ways to update the legal profession while improving people’s experience of the law.
Andrea brings a unique perspective on stories which will inspire you to take positive action in the delivery of legal services for the benefit of lawyers, clients and society.
The world is changing, and the legal profession must keep up.
Legal systems around the world are not meeting people’s legal needs – there is a global access to justice crisis. What are the solutions and where can they be found?
Whether you are a legal business owner or legalpreneur
wanting to expand your market, run a purpose driven business or improve your service delivery model; a legal professional or law student curious about a career in social justice or legal tech (or both!); interested in systems design or proven ways to make positive social change, or simply looking to be inspired,
then this is the podcast for you!

Reimagining Justic‪e‬ Andrea Perry-Petersen - Innovator and Lawyer

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to Reimagining Justice - a global podcast for the change makers in law and the first Australian-based podcast shining a light on issues at the intersection of law, social justice and innovation.
Join Andrea Perry-Petersen, an Australian lawyer and social justice advocate, as she interviews guests from around the world who have discovered and implemented innovative ways to update the legal profession while improving people’s experience of the law.
Andrea brings a unique perspective on stories which will inspire you to take positive action in the delivery of legal services for the benefit of lawyers, clients and society.
The world is changing, and the legal profession must keep up.
Legal systems around the world are not meeting people’s legal needs – there is a global access to justice crisis. What are the solutions and where can they be found?
Whether you are a legal business owner or legalpreneur
wanting to expand your market, run a purpose driven business or improve your service delivery model; a legal professional or law student curious about a career in social justice or legal tech (or both!); interested in systems design or proven ways to make positive social change, or simply looking to be inspired,
then this is the podcast for you!

    Due process and data: key components of justice innovation with Tania Sourdin

    Due process and data: key components of justice innovation with Tania Sourdin

    Episode no. 51 features Professor Tania Sourdin, Dean and Head of University of Newcastle School of Law. Our discussion covers:
    the impact of Covid19 on the profession; what’s surprised her about online disputer resolution during the pandemic; the difference between Supportive, replacement and disruptive tech; the role that legal professionals should take in adoption of technology and their innovation readiness; the need for a uniform and national ethical framework for technology adoption in law; suggestions for regulation including sandboxes which allow for safe experimentation; what the legal profession can learn from service delivery in other professions including medicine; appropriate and inappropriate uses of technology and how different client cohorts engage; the digital divide even within the profession; the lack of meaningful data being collected by courts; and Tania’s definition of legal innovation! Proudly sponsored by Neota Logic and Legally Yours.
    Links:
    “Justice in the age of technology: ’The rise of machines is upon us’” “Judges, Technology and Artificial Intelligence - The Artificial Judge“ Legally Yours Neota Logic Impact 25 Pro Bono Awards ACT Law Society webinar "What Are We Not Talking About?" Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au
    Twitter - @ReimaginingJ
    Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

    • 1 hr
    Game-changing services to advance people-centred justice with Kanan Dhru

    Game-changing services to advance people-centred justice with Kanan Dhru

    Episode no. 50 features Kanan Dhru. Our discussion covers:
    What is user-friendly, people-centred justice; The importance of data and evidence-based research; HiiL’s justice dashboard; Key factors for innovation at scale; How the justice accelerator works; The parallels between the medical and legal professions; How HiiL is transforming the justice sector; What you will learn at the Innovating Justice forum; 7 gamechangers for improving people-centred justice; How Kanan’s definition of legal innovation has changed since Episode 8! Proudly sponsored by Neota Logic and Legally Yours.
    Links:
    The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law “HiiL” Innovating Justice Forum Haqdarshak (India) Legally Yours Neota Logic Pro Bono Impact 25 Awards Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au
    Twitter - @ReimaginingJ
    Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

    • 50 min
    A model of trust, technology and innovation with Elizabeth Shearer

    A model of trust, technology and innovation with Elizabeth Shearer

    Episode no. 49 features Elizabeth Shearer, President of the Queensland Law Society (“QLS”) and Founder of Affording Justice. Our discussion covers:
    the impact of Covid19 on the profession; what changes should remain; the purpose of the QLS Access to Justice committee and the ‘scorecard’; best uses for technology and the opportunity before the profession; Elizabeth’s journey to establish Affording Justice; how the Affording Justice model has evolved; key takeaways from her Churchill Trust research into telephone delivery; how to define success as a lawyer; guidance on low bono and unbundling; how Elizabeth will know she’s been a success as QLS President; and Elizabeth’s definition of legal innovation! Proudly sponsored by Neota Logic and Legally Yours.
    Links: 
    Affording Justice QLS Access to Justice Scorecard Elizabeth’s Churchill Fellowship report Legally Yours Neota Logic Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au
    Twitter - @ReimaginingJ
    Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

    • 52 min
    The new normal? Dispute resolution that relies on technology and human expertise with Laura Keily

    The new normal? Dispute resolution that relies on technology and human expertise with Laura Keily

    In this episode no. 48 I spoke with Laura Kiely, Barrister and Founder of online dispute resolution platform, Immediation. Our discussion covers:
    How Laura’s experience in corporate law and at the Bar led her to this point;
    Immediation – the need it addresses, how it was designed and how it works in practice; The types of clients implementing it and the matters with which it assists; The role of government and private companies in filling gaps in the market, especially as relates to access to justice; The impact of Covid19 on dispute resolution in general and what this has meant for Immediation; How life as a lawyer compares to life as a start up founder and overlaps in skills; Why Laura continues to practise law while running a company with 50 employees; Immediation’s funding journey; and Laura’s definition of legal innovation! Proudly sponsored by Neota Logic and Legally Yours.
    Links:
    Immediation HRC ”Addressing the problem of algorithmic bias” Legally Yours Neota Logic Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au
    Twitter - @ReimaginingJ
    Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

    • 59 min
    Blockchain, crowdfunding and community building to solve justice challenges with entrepreneur Stevie Ghiassi

    Blockchain, crowdfunding and community building to solve justice challenges with entrepreneur Stevie Ghiassi

    In this episode no. 47, I speak with Stevie Ghiassi, CEO and co-founder of Legaler, and Chairman of Legaler Aid. Our discussion covers:
    The mission of Legaler Aid and how it works in practice What inspired Stevie to found Legaler Aid to address the justice gap How Legaler Aid is expanding the network of lawyers doing pro bono work What Stevie considers the first step in modernising legal services Why incorporating blockchain technology is critical Video conferencing technology Legaler and its application during the pandemic The work of the Australian Legal Technology Association (“ALTA”) Tips for founders including where to base yourself and getting the structure right The pending launch of comprehensive global research about the business of legal tech, the Global Legal Technology Report and Directory Stevie’s definition of legal innovation! Proudly sponsored by Neota Logic and Legally Yours.
    Links:
    Legaler Aid Legaler Global Legal Tech Report ALTA Legally Yours Neota Logic Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au
    Twitter - @ReimaginingJ
    Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The best consumer-facing legal technology now and in the future with Brendan Lacota

    The best consumer-facing legal technology now and in the future with Brendan Lacota

    In this episode no. 46 I speak with Brendan Lacota, Head of Community Programs at Justice Connect and Vice-President of the Law Institute of Victoria.
    This interview covers:
    How online tools help and what technology was used to develop: FineFixer, Dear Landlord, Justice Connect Answers and onlinewillkit.com How to design an online tool How to acquire skills to design an online tool Insights Brendan has gained and why he still applies them The best form of consumer facing legal technology right now and use cases for technology in the future What has most surprised him over his time implementing technology into a legal practice A specific product Justice Connect is developing to combat elder abuse His priorities for service with the Law Institute of Victoria and Law Council of Australia Brendan’s definition of legal innovation or, more particularly what it’s not! Proudly sponsored by Neota Logic and Legally Yours.
    Links:
    Justice Connect Fine Fixer Dear Landlord Paper Giant Online will kit Legally Yours Neota Logic Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn - Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au
    Twitter - @ReimaginingJ
    Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

3 Ratings

EGSpeaks ,

Few and far between w/ATJ focus

This podcasts bridges the divide between legal tech and access to justice. The conversations, topics, and insights are informative and emphasize the value Tech has in this space. Not only as a source for information, but as a way to see the full spectrum of the work happening in this space—from law schools to legal tech companies and law firms. Everyone plays a role in improving access and this podcasts pushes the conversations forward.

TimBaran ,

Engaging, educational, and enjoyable

This podcast has filled a void in the access to justice space. The diverse guests and well-prepared and engaging host makes for an educational and enjoyable experience. Put this on your legal podcast subscription list.

U of A Law ,

Great collection of legal Innovation thought leaders working on access to justice

Andrea connects with people doing amazing work around the globe. Worth a listen if you care about the access to justice crisis!

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