Law students from LITE Lab Win HKU Innovation Academy InnoSpark with VR Mock Court Pitch for Access to Justice

A team of five students from across different Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Lab (LITE Lab) courses won the HKU’s Faculty of Engineering Innovation Academy’s InnoSpark pitching competition held on 23 February 2021.

HKU’s Faculty of Engineering Innovation Academy created InnoHub to bring together students and teachers from all 10 HKU faculties, and Law Faculty academic champion and LITE Lab founding executive director Brian Tang nominated 5 students from different LITE Lab courses to be entitled to access the new Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing space and tools, and compete in the InnoSpark pitching competition.

The law student team comprising of Kimberly Amy CHEAH (LLB 4), Angel LUI Yan Yan (LLB 4), Irene Harim LEE (BSS(GL) & LLB 4), Taisy CHAN Sze Hang (BBA(Law) & LLB 4) and Emebo Jimi Emenike CHAN (LLB 3) pitched their winning proposal for InnoTrial – a legaltech initiative to enhance access to justice by providing self-represented litigant with virtual reality (VR) mock trial sessions to enable them to familiarise themselves with courts and its procedures to practice and empower them to perform at their best in actual court.

Law students from LITE Lab selected as one of winning teams at HKU’s InnoSpark

LITE Lab students and founding executive director at InnoHub launch at the Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing

InnoTrial team members Angel Lui and Jimi Chan pitching InnoTrial at InnoSpark