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Ben Winslade (Chair)

Ben Winslade (Chair)

Co-Founder | Haggle

Experienced commercial and technology lawyer and co-founder of Haggle – contract automation that saves on legal negotiation.  


Mark Sorensen

Mark Sorensen

Founder + Business Director | Made Possible

Made Possible brings intelligent technology and expertise to help customers succeed in developing new products and services and succeed in finding funding for technology development and growth. They also provide technology and resources to advisors who want their customers to succeed and make intelligent business acquisitions and exits.


Jenny Cheng

Jenny Cheng

Business Development Advisor | DLA Piper

I am a passionate advocate for advanced legal technology, with practical experience including product development and UI/UX for a legal tech startup. Recent speaking engagements include guest lecturing at the University of Auckland LLM course AI: Law and Policy, and as a panellist at the Legal Research Foundation Law and Technology Conference.


Caroline Ferguson

Caroline Ferguson

Business Transformation Manager | Simpson Grierson

My focus is on making lawyers lives better.  Focusing on people, behaviours and technology that enhance client experiences and maximise productivity.

Rachel Holland

Rachel Holland

Business Manager | Lowndes

My focus is on continuing to develop an understanding of how technology can be harnessed to deliver better outcomes for the legal industry, is an intrinsic factor in my role in law firm management.

Tom Maasland

Tom Maasland

Partner | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

I advise on a wide range of business-critical IT transactions. I am a specialist in technology and general commercial transactions (both customer and supplier) with over 17 years’ experience gained in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Tim Mahood

Tim Mahood

Partner | Hudson Gavin Martin

I am a litigation and intellectual property and patent attorney. I advise on all aspects of intellectual property (including patents) as well as TMT and regulatory issues in both New Zealand and Australia. I’ve worked in private practice and corporates so understand the issues regarding adopting, implementing and using new legal technologies in New Zealand and Australia.

Patrick Timmins

Patrick Timmins

In-house Legal Counsel | Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

I hope that technology can make legal services more accessible and improve work life balance for the legal profession.


Jean Yang

Jean Yang

Legal Tech Counsel | McCarthyFinch

I lead the legal side of development at McCarthy Finch, the legal AI joint venture between MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Goat Ventures. Originally a solicitor, I now work on the intersection of law, technology and innovation.