LegalTech in Leeds and Jungle IT announce Strategic Partnership

LegalTech in Leeds







LegalTech in Leeds and Jungle IT enter a strategic partnership for 2023 to contribute to the improved digital transformation of the legal sector across the region.

As part of the partnership, Jungle IT will collaborate withLegalTech in Leeds to provide a series of digital forums and webinars that help attendees explore technology modernisation within their businesses.

LegalTech in Leeds is an initiative coordinated by WhitecapConsulting that was created in 2022 to help develop a specific new legal community in the Leeds City Region. It aims to bring together the legal and tech sectors in the area, with three core objectives: help facilitate the digital transformation of the legal sector; support tech entrepreneurs seeking to engage with the legal sector; and enhance access to legal services for consumers and businesses in the region.

This partnership will see LegalTech in Leeds working with closely with Jungle IT, a managedIT services provider with expertise in cloud and digital transformation, to deliver a two-part Digital Transformation Forum. These forums have been designed to deliver practical support and value to all attendees including law firms, tech firms and LegalTech firms.

Julian Wells, Director at Whitecap Consulting said: 

"LegalTech in Leeds aims to bring together the legal and tech sectors, and it's critical to our success that we work with tech firms that can help accelerate the digital transformation that is taking place in the legal sector. Jungle IT is an ideal partner to work with on this topic and we're looking forward to working with them on the inaugural Digital Transformation Forum inJanuary."

As the first MSP to enter a strategic partnership with LegalTech in Leeds, JungleIT is looking forward to adding to the events programme, offering both in-person and digital sessions. Starting the new year with the first DigitalTransformation Forum on Thursday 19th January, 08:15 – 11:00, atOpen Innovations.

Natalie Legard, New Business DevelopmentRelationship Manager (Legal and Insurance) at Jungle IT said:

"I am really excited about our new strategic partnership with LegalTech. At Jungle we want to help Leeds as a city region to grow. It is a challenging time across the sector, but I am looking forward to making new relationships so we can equip law firms with the right technology for the future. Sharing knowledge and creating strategies will help them; to thrive in a hybrid working world, to remain safe and compliant, and to recruit and retain talent in Leeds."

LegalTech in Leeds has developed an on going annual programme of activity including events, marketing activity, research, and an advisory board. A new website has been developed and LegalTech in Leeds has a growing network of regional and national sponsors and partners, including Addleshaw Goddard, Bruntwood SciTech, Barclays Eagle Labs, Barrister Link, Calls9, CSP, DAC Beachcroft, Jungle IT, Leeds City Council, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, Leeds Law Society, LawtechUK, Leeds Trinity University, rradar, SYKE, The University of Law, Toca, University of Leeds and Walker Morris