Exclusive conference to discuss disruptive trends, legal operations, innovation, and technology in European corporate legal departments

15-16 May 2023

Paris, France

In co-operation with

Legal Disruption is back in Paris! In-house counsel from all industries are welcome to join our discussions on modern and disruptive challenges for legal departments. From technological advancements in AI and the legal implications thereof, to environmental regulatory requirements that companies must follow, to ever-increasing political challenges that companies must routinely now address, Legal Disruption brings together industry leaders and legal experts for a warm pre-evening reception and a captivating full-day session.


Monday, 15 May 2023
18:00 Welcome reception


18:45 Keynote speaker


19:30 Get-together and dinner


Tuesday, 16 May 2023
09:00 Welcome reception


09:15 Philippe Coen – Designing METARESPECT : Building an ethical legal framework for AI operated immersive digital worlds


09:50 Session 1 – Digital transformation and legal innovation – from technology to process improvements
  • Ruud van Herpen – Solution-based experiences in the digital transformation of a global enterprise
  • Hans Van Heghe, Yves Lefere Revolutionizing Contract Management: Understanding Legal Contract Eco System


11:00 Coffee Break


11:30 Session 2 – Legal disruption and the evolving role of corporate lawyers
  • Colm O’Connor – Legal disruption in financial services – an evolving landscape
  •  Bridging the gap between business and legal – Panel discussion
    • Sarah Irwin
    • Gian-Reto Schulthess
    • Tarik Gause
    • Lucia Ana Tomić
13:00 Lunch break


14:00 Session 3 – Contemporary legal challenges, part 1


  • Anca Plovie – Supply-chain related challenges with ESG
  • Jean-Philippe Doho – Legal Operations at PPRO – from legal design to process automation, how do companies modernise legal work?


15:10 Coffee Break


15:40 Session 4 – Contemporary legal challenges, part 2
  • Gianluca Campus & Maria Teresa Zucchelli – AI applications in the media and in the healthcare sectors: the legal perspective
  • Mauro Mastropasqua – How Natural Language Processing solutions like ChatGPT can transform legal work


16:50 – Closing of the event




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Colm O'Connor
Director of Legal Affairs, SCOR Ireland


Anca Plovie
Global Lead ESG Counsel, Nokia Corporation


Gianluca Campus
Head of Legal – Legal Tech and Digital Innovation, Sky Italia


Jean-Philippe Doho
Head of Legal Operations, PPRO

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Sarah Irwin
Head of Legal and Company Secretary, Tines

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Ruud van Herpen
Chief Legal Officer, Xebia Group

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Gian-Reto Schulthess
General Counsel & Company Secretary, Companjon


Tarik Gause
Associate General Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs (EMEA), Roku, Inc.


Lucia Ana Tomić


Mauro Mastropasqua


Profile Picture Hans Van Heghe

Profile Picture Yves Lefere




  • FREE for in-house counsel**
  • EUR 990,00 for others

*Excluding VAT
** Exclusively applicable for in-house counsel who provide legal advice to their employers as part of their job description.



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