Sebastian Ko

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, DHB Global (Hong Kong, CHN)

Sebastian is a lawtech and regtech expert. He was formerly senior legal counsel and Asia regional head of e-discovery review at a global leading legal technology solutions company. Previously, he practised financial regulatory law and commercial dispute resolution in international firms. He is a community organiser of lawtech and techlaw events, including the first Access to Justice Hackathon in Asia. He is a member of the InnoTech Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong. He holds degrees in science and law, including the Bachelor of Civil Law (Oxon), and is legally qualified in Hong Kong, New York and at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Since 2017, the InnoTech Committee (“ITC”; formerly, the Technology Committee) of the Law Society of Hong Kong has been developing the Technology Roadmap for the Law Society (“Roadmap”). “The...
20 August 2019
There are exciting “lawtech” or “legaltech” developments in China today, which are motivated by government initiatives, the state of the legal system and legal profession, and social and consumer...
9 May 2019
The legal profession is generally slow to adopt innovation. However, there are some exciting developments led by the US and UK which have had some initial successes in Germany and Singapore; and...
4 December 2018
The volume of electronically stored information (‘ESI’) kept by businesses and individuals is growing exponentially as storage costs plummet, while the types of ESI and velocities at which they are...
8 March 2018
On 16 February 2016, the English High Court sent a clear signal approving the use of predictive coding technology in electronic discovery (“e-discovery”). In Pyrrho Investments Ltd & Anor v...
5 April 2016
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