Tech Law Careers and Networking

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday 6 June, 2024
  • Time:
  • Price: £72.00 (Member price)
  • Venue: DLA Piper
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Tech Law Careers & Networking Event

Hosted by DLA Piper (UK) LLP

Date: Thursday 6 June 2024
6:00 – 6:30 pm – Registration and refreshments
6:30 – 7:30 pm – Panel
7:30 – 9:00 pm – Networking and drinks
Location: DLA Piper (UK) LLP, 160 Aldersgate St, Barbican, London EC1A 4HT. Map. This event is taking place in person only and will not be recorded. 
Bookings: The cost to attend this event is only £40 + VAT (£48) for trainees and £60+ VAT (£72) for non-trainee attendees. If you wish to attend this event please book online.

About the event:
On the evening of Thursday 6 June, the Trainee committee of the Society for Computers and Law will be hosting their networking and speaker event at DLA Piper in London and everyone is welcome!

The networking event aims to bring trainees, junior associates, and junior in-house staff from tech clients together to increase collaboration and discussions about innovation in the tech space.

Mark O’Conor, Vice President, Society for Computers and Law, Partner and Global Co-Chair, Technology Sector, DLA Piper
Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry, Partner, DLA Piper
Kit Burden, Partner, DLA Piper
Anne Rose, Co-Lead of Blockchain Group and Managing Associate-commercial, technology, data protection, IP, retail, sport, Mishcon de Reya and Trustee, Society for Computers and Law
Maulik Mittal, Senior Associate (Tech, Commercial, Data – CIPP/E), Baker McKenzie LLP

The session will cover:

  • A summary of the speakers’ career journeys so far with reference to involvement in the tech sector where possible;
  • Tech developments that have impacted their career;
  • The impact of tech on junior lawyers’ careers and tips for junior lawyers who are pursuing a career in tech law; and
  • How to best support clients in an environment of rapid technological change

After a Q&A with the panel, there will be drinks and food on the terrace which will be another chance to network and ask questions.

The food selection will include meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options. Please let us know as soon as possible if you have a particular dietary requirement that may not be covered in this selection.

Administration notes:

The cost to attend this event is only £40 + VAT (£48) for trainees and £60+ VAT (£72) for non-trainee attendees. If you wish to attend an event please book online. To enquire about SCL membership please email

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Concessionary rates: 
For academics, students, the unemployed and those experiencing financial hardship are available upon application. Please contact for more information.

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Substitute delegates
If you are unable to attend, a substitute may attend in your place provided that you notify the SCL office in advance pay the appropriate registration fee. A non-trainee attending in the place of a trainee will need to pay the non-trainee rate for their attendance.

Non-members wishing to join the Society are entitled to membership of the Society valid for 12 months from the date of payment including full access to the content of the SCL web site, the SCL magazine “Computers & Law” plus reduced fees for training events where a fee is applicable. The cost of an annual SCL membership is £165.00. If you have any queries about SCL membership please contact the SCL office on Tel: 07948517049 or Email:

Free membership for trainee lawyers and UK students:
SCL provides free membership for trainee lawyers until qualification and for UK students in full-time education with a valid email address. Student members are eligible to attend SCL events at concessionary rates where a fee is applicable. Trainee members are entitled to attend SCL events at the standard members’ rate (the concessionary rate for UK students in full-time education does not apply). Trainees and UK students in full-time education can apply to join SCL for free by emailing

SCL Code of Conduct for SCL events:
SCL is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate at the event or on Twitter and other online media. Participants violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the discretion of the organisers.

Event changes:
It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of SCL to change the venue, content, and timings of an event or to substitute speakers. The safety and well-being of our delegates are paramount and therefore in-person events may be converted to online events due to government restrictions or travel disruption.

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