A European Legal Design Jam. A hackathon for your mind.

1.5 days of identifying problems, designing solutions and prototyping.

1 - 2 November 2018

Reinvent Law, Frankfurt (Germany)

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What this is all about?

Legal Design Retreat?

The Legal Design Retreat offers 1.5 days to learn about the enormous impact of applying Design Thinking to legal problems. In the Legal Innovation Hub in Frankfurt am Main, Reinvent Law, our 70 participants form small groups and are guided through the Design Thinking Process by experienced facilitators.

Do Legal Design

Legal Design reveals its true power only through DOING.

We bring together stakeholders, lawyers and experts on Legal Design. This enables us to develop sustainable solutions to economic and legal issues.

You will take home real solutions, not just impressions.

Submit your Challenge

We take the idea of Community seriously - share your pain points with us. Together we work on this with a user-centered focus.

Which processes in your organization bother you most?
Where do you see potential for more efficiency?
Are there any specific challenges you might want to work on?

Find your Group

Team up with other participants to identify and solve specific problems. Find inspiration from different professions. Be open and share your thoughts and experience.

Participants are Legal Designers, Inhouse Counsel and Corporate Business Professionals, Attorneys, Students, Startups and Interdisciplinary Experts.

Who else will be there (so far...)

Meet the Team ...

Tamay Schimang (Host)

Tamay (streamlaw, Germany) is a former Big Law Lawyer turned Legal Innovation entrepreneur. He holds workshops in Legal Product Design as well as Legal ....

Astrid Kohlmeier (Host)

Astrid is co-founder of the Liquid Legal Institute. She has an educational background in law and media design and has been combining these disciplines for over ...

Anna Helfrich (Project Manager)

Anna is a project manager with streamlaw and deals with all the little things that will make the Retreat an unforgettable experience! Anna is...

... your Facilitators...

Arianna Rossi

Arianna Rossi is a PhD candidate of the Joint International Degree in Law, Science and Technology (LAST-JD) from CIRSFID of the University of Bologna, jointly with...

Bram van Hasselt

Bram van Hasselt is co-founder of Wunderpeople, a collective of professionals who build platforms for prototyping innovation through interactive research...

Emma Hertzberg

Emma Hertzberg is a Legal Designer with dot.legal with a diverse background in the creative field. She is interested in improving common practices and strategies, by applying...

Helena Haapio

Dr. Helena Haapio is a contract design strategist and a Proactive Law pioneer. She works with colleagues and designers to transform what are often perceived...

Lieke Beelen

Lieke Beelen, legal design thinker and founder of Visual Contracts, started Visual Contracts in 2017 after she won the The Hague Innovators prize in 2015. She has a background ...

María Jesús González-Espejo

Maria is a founding partner at the Instituto de Innovación Legal and an expert in corporate and professionals’ branding and a lawyer passionate by innovation and legaltech. ...

Meera Klemola (nee Sivanathan)

Meera Klemola (nee Sivanathan) is a Co-founder at Dot., a leading Legal Design consultancy. She believes that Legal Design is the catalyst for collaboration,...

Sebastian Schaub

Sebastian is Marketer, Business and Product Developer. He holds an MSc in Strategic Marketing with Distinction and has gathered extensive experience within ...

Joaquín Santuber

Joaquín is a researcher associate at HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program. His work focuses on making creativity theory tangible and...

Stefania Passera

Dr. Stefania Passera (MA, D.Sc) is an independent information designer, trainer, and researcher specializing in contract design and visualization. Stefania wrote...

Tessa Manuello

Tessa Manuello, founder of Legal Creatives and Lawclick.io, teaches creativity in prevention and dispute resolution and in the field of legal innovation. As an associate researcher at...

... our Junior Facilitators

Dalia Moniat

Dalia Moniat studies law with a focus on IP/IT and media law. For more than one year she has been dealing with topics at the interface of law, digital transformation and innovation...

Dennis Becker

Dennis studied Law at the European University Viadrina and then graduated in Design Thinking at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, where he...

Lina Krawietz

Lina Krawietz is a Trainee Lawyer and certified Design Thinker, working in the Legal Tech industry. After her first legal state examination, she studied Design Thinking...

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Your Tickets

Corporate or Law Firm

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Startup / Student / Legal Trainee

***SOLD OUT***

Please understand that we have to limit the number of participants. Generally, we hope to have a ticket for every applicant. However, to ensure that we have good working conditions, we have to make a selection.

Event Schedule (preliminary)

9.30 to 10:30

Welcome and Introduction

We welcome you at Reinvent Law and you will receive short introductions about Legal Design and the challenges ahead of you. You will meet your facilitators and form your group of co-designers.

10:30 to 11:15

Choose and refine your challenge

Your team will select the challenge topic you want to solve. Then, together with your facilitators, you specify your team challenge by digging deeper into the problem.

11:15 to 11:30

Impulse: Research

Our experts will give you an overview on specific tools required for your next steps.

11:30 to 12:30

Group Interviews

Now it's your turn! Your group will define roles, conducts interviews, switch, repeat and gather insights. Your group will find their respective point of view. Then you gather feedback from other groups.

12:30 to 13:30

Lunch and Network!

13:30 to 14:00

Impulse: Ideation

Our experts share their insights and experience on how to create ideas, be open minded and find your creativity.

14:00 to 14:30

Ideation, Part I

It's your turn again! Create ideas, present them to your partner, refine and iterate.

14:30 to 15:00


15:00 to 15:30

Ideation, Part II

Select your top solutions and challenge them with your group. Select the best solutions for your group and refine.

15:30 to 16:30


The groups present their challenges and solutions. The audience will give feedback.

16:30 to 16:45


16:45 to 17:30


Design Thinking requires rapid prototyping. However, how do you prototype legal services or legal products? Our experts will give you deep insights about these crucial questions.

17:30 to 18:00

Network and a Drinks

Discuss your findings and get to know each other.

19:30 to ?

Eat, drink & Party together

9:30 to 10:30


Start the new day by using your hands: Build/create/sketch a prototype of your solution! Your facilitators will assist you.

10:30 to 11:00

Present your prototype

Present your prototype to another group and receive feedback - and vice versa.

11:15 to 11:30


11:30 to 12:00

Refine your prototype

Let your protoye 2.0 reflect the audience's feedback.

12:00 to 12:30

Quick Lunch

12:30 to 13:30

Test Parcour!

Let's see how the prototypes prove themselves in a test-run!

13:30 to 14:15

Summary & Final Words

14:30 to ...

Farewell Snacks and Drinks

If your train/flight/hyperloop leaves later, stick around and relax.