Innovate Legal Birmingham: Navigating Digital Disruption in the Legal Industry

An evening of legal tech discussion and networking for legal practitioners—hosted by Clio.


Chrissie Wolfe

Solicitor, Speaker, and Founder

LAB Consultancy and Broader

Chrissie is a solicitor and strategic and operational consultant for law firms and legal businesses with a particular focus on talent, culture, and marketing. She is a content creator with over 100,000 followers in the legal space, the founder of two businesses, and a frequent keynote speaker & presenter on a range of topics within legal and beyond.

Chrissie spent the first 7 years of her career at Irwin Mitchell LLP as a trainee and then a qualified solicitor in the International Serious Injury litigation team. She specialised in a wide variety of catastrophic injury cases including brain injury, spinal injury, group actions, and fatal cases and ultimately specialising in claims arising out of cosmetic surgery procedures. She has won multiple awards including Solicitor of The Year 2019 at the Birmingham Law Society Awards and Highly Commended Junior Lawyer of the Year 2018 & 2019 at The Law Society’s Excellence Awards.

In 2017, she founded Law and Broader. The intention was to improve accessibility to the profession by providing support and guidance to aspiring lawyers who were struggling to break through the training contract barrier, as she did, and share some of the things that she had learned from her own challenges and setbacks in the process. It started life as a YouTube channel and quickly spread across Instagram, Linkedin Twitter, and Tik Tok with followers now reaching over 100,000 across platforms.

In 2021 she founded LAB Consultancy, under which she consults for a variety of law firms, legal teams, and businesses including the Digital Legal Exchange on matters ranging from strategic and operational support to culture and attraction and retention of talent.

Laura Leech

Community Marketing Specialist, EMEA


Laura manages Clio’s customer community within the UK and EMEA region. With 4+ years working in Saas companies Laura comes with in-depth experience in all aspects of customer community building, sales, and customer onboarding. Laura’s primary goal is to expand Clio’s community throughout the UK and EMEA regions through customer engagement programs.

She is passionate about helping Clio realise its mission of transforming the legal experience for all.

Daniel Jenkins


Boldr Law

Daniel Jenkins is a solicitor and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the field of law and legal
technology across several businesses.

As the founder of Boldr Law, Daniel is actively working on building Boldr into a leading developer
and integrator of LawTech. In particular, the Boldr team is working on building the company into a
Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO), with the aim of promoting a more equitable form
of working environment for lawyers of all ages. Daniel and the team are also focused on how
Artificial Intelligence can be harnessed to become a driver of automation, and ultimately be turned
into a powerful tool for lawyers.

As CEO of Syndesi, Daniel connects accountants with business-minded lawyers, underpinning it
with technology for seamless introductions and referrals, positioning Syndesi as the future of

At Nexa, Daniel is one of the leads of the development of NexaConnex, an innovative offering that
provides flexible, freelance support for law firms. He also led the development of the nexa law app,
intern program, and LawTech seminars.

With a strong background in legal practice, including roles as a solicitor at law firms in London and
South Wales, Daniel’s goal is to find a way to leverage technology to better serve clients, manage
law firms, and drive the evolution of the legal industry.

James Modley


Tenet Legal

James is a vastly experienced commercial litigator with in-depth knowledge concerning high value, complex matters, particularly where reputation is at stake or serious fraud is suspected. He supports businesses with day to day and critical issues, acting as an extension of in-house legal teams. His exposure to sophisticated attacks in both the digital and real world helps him deliver fraud prevention planning (training/policies and procedures), minimising the potential risks for his clients and where necessary, respond promptly through legal recourse.

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