18 December 2018

Clifford Chance launches its first innovation lab, Create+65

Legal tech development initiative will sit at the heart of the firm's Singapore innovation & best delivery hub.

Clifford Chance has launched Create+65, an initiative to identify, incubate, test and pilot new legal technology solutions to enhance the firm's, and the wider industry's, service offering to clients.

Collaboration

Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and in collaboration with Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP) by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL), Create+65 will bring together venture capitalists, start-ups, product owners and developers, universities and private institutions to share knowledge and develop and test new legal services tools and solutions for real-life business challenges. Create+65 will be part of the firm's Innovation and best delivery hub for Asia Pacific based in Singapore, and will play an important role in the firm's global innovation programme focused on fostering ideas through collaboration, Clifford Chance Create.

Ecosystem

Singapore Managing Partner Kai Schneider said, ‘in line with Singapore's aspiration to be at the forefront of technology and innovation in the legal sector, Create+65 builds on our ongoing commitment to contribute to an ecosystem of collaboration and innovation as we anticipate the increasing pace of change.’ Create+65 is the latest development in Clifford Chance's global innovation and best delivery strategy, launched in July 2018.