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Rule of Law Rules # 9: “Legal Tech is Still Risky Because of Humans”

Legal Tech in the Age of Digitalization - A Podcast by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation


“Rule of Law Rules” is the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s podcast on Rule of Law in the age of digitalization. The host of the podcast is Dr Angela Daly, a socio-legal scholar of digital technology. In each episode, she will interview one international expert about the opportunities and challenges for human rights in the digital age. We will gain insights into recent developments from different parts of the world.

After getting an overview of the latest regulations on “Data Protection” around the world in our first six episodes, the next few will focus on “Legal Tech” and the Access to Justice.

The podcast will take a closer look at Africa with this episode’s guest from Nigeria, Odunoluwa Longe. Odunoluwa is the head of the “HiiL Innovation Hub Head” for West Africa. She is also co-founder at TLP Advisory, a venture law practice where she represents venture builders and their funders. She founded DIYlaw, an award-winning and leading legal technology startup in Africa. “Rule of Law Rules” spoke to her about Legal Technology in West Africa.

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Find more information on Odunoluwa Longe on her HiiL page, her blog and her Twitter.

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has been active in international cooperation since the last 50 years. The main goals of its international commitment are fostering democracy and economic development as well as the respect for human rights.



“Rule of Law Rules” ist ein Podcast zum Thema Rechtsstaatlichkeit im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung von der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Die Moderatorin Dr. Angela Daly, eine Rechtssoziologin für digitale Technologie, interviewt in jeder Folge eine/-n internationale/-n Experten/-in zu den Chancen und Herausforderungen für die Menschenrechte im digitalen Zeitalter. Wir erhalten Einblicke in aktuelle Entwicklungen aus verschiedenen Teilen der Welt.

Nachdem sich in den ersten sechs Folgen ein Überblick über die neuesten Regelungen zum Thema “Datenschutz” auf der ganzen Welt verschafft wurde, wird sich jetzt “Legal Tech” und dem Zugang zum Recht gewidmet.

Mit der Expertin aus Nigeria, Odunoluwa Longe, blickt der Podcast nach Afrika und spricht mit ihr über Legal Tech. Odunoluwa ist die Leiterin des “HiiL Innovation Hub Head” für Westafrika. Außerdem ist sie Mitbegründerin von TLP Advisory, einer Kanzlei für Risikorecht, in der sie Risikokapitalgeber und deren Geldgeber vertritt. Und: Sie gründete DIYlaw, ein preisgekröntes und führendes Startup-Unternehmen für Rechtstechnologie in Afrika.

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