Dr. Alexandra Andhov is a legal scholar with vast expertise in corporate law, capital market law, corporate social responsibility and technology both in academia as well as in practice. Over last years, Alexandra has provided independent insight to key projects launching several start-ups and legal tech innovations in various jurisdictions. In 2019, as a recognition of her contribution to legal research she has been granted a Fulbright Scholarship at Cornell Law School. Currently, Alexandra leads the Legal Tech Group at the university of Copenhagen where she implements some of her most innovative initiatives such as an interactive course on Start-up Law, cooperative projects with tech and legal communities in the Nordics and Silicon Valley. Her book on Start-up Law is coming out in December 2020.
She is the organizer of the first meetups of legal tech stakeholders in Denmark. She is also an organizer of legal tech conferences, workshops, and webinars.
Contribution to Legal Tech
Alexandra has been an active creator of the legal tech community in Denmark and Nordics since 2017. She has established a series of legal tech dinners at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen with the aim of bringing diverse stakeholders to one table, including legal tech start-ups, law firms, tech companies as well as bar associations. Alexandra has been a speaker on various legal tech events all over the world and she has organized various meet-ups, workshops, and conferences on legal tech over the past years. The largest international conference was held in 2019, the Law, Technology & Trust, where scholars and legal tech companies presented their research, ideas, and products. In 2020, Alexandra co-founded Legal Tech Academy together with legal tech company Contractbook. The Legal Tech Academy focuses on legal tech and innovation in the legal industry and invites for talks and discussions with the legal tech thought leaders. It is also available as a podcast. At the Faculty of Law, Alexandra has been developing new innovation-, entrepreneurship- and tech-driven courses, including How to Start a Start-up, DigiLawyer or Blockchain, and New Technologies in Corporate and Capital Market Law. Alexandra has been an active member of diverse legal tech associations in Nordics, including Nordic Legal Tech and Think Legal Tech.