With the nomination of Zsolt Ződi representing Hungary, the European Legal Technology Association was able to further consolidate its Ambassador network.
Zsolt graduated as a lawyer in 1991. He then taught legal theory till 1995, when he left academia, and joined Wolters Kluwer. He worked there for 15 years in different positions, as an editor, publisher and publishing director, and participated in different publishing initiatives including numerous legal technology projects. He returned to academia in 2012, and wrote his PhD thesis on legal databases. From 2013 he has been a lecturer and a professor at Corvinus University Budapest and ELTE University, where he taught info communication law and legal theory. Since 2019 he is a senior research fellow in the Institute for Information Society, University of Public Service, Budapest. He has habilitated in 2021 with legal informatics topics at ELTE. He is an author of 2 books, editor of 6, and author of more than 100 articles comprising various fields, but nearly all connected to regulatory aspects of information society or legal technology. His recent publication is on the interplay between algorithmic explainability and legal reasoning.
“We are delighted, that Zsolt supports us in ELTA’s mission. His diverse and deep expertise makes him a real asset to our expert organisation.”, reflects ELTA President Holger Zscheyge.
ELTA Ambassadors are a group of well-connected Legal Tech pioneers from all over Europe and beyond, who volunteer to act as “swinging doors” between their country or region and the international level of ELTA. In addition to the regional Ambassadors, the group also comprises Ambassadors representing sectors and interest groups in the legal market at a European level.