Master in Legal TechBridging the gap between innovation and law
In this context, IE Law School has launched the Master in Legal Tech, a cutting-edge program designed to empower lawyers, entrepreneurs and professionals from diverse backgrounds, to think outside the box, explore and harness the power of technology in the sector. The programme provides comprehensive academic and professional training in legal practice, as well as interdisciplinary analysis related to current developments in law and technology.
Online - Madrid - Silicon Valley - Herzliya
The Master in Legal Tech
IS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE...
Business lawyers seeking to digitize corporate legal departments, law firm lawyers with the need to drive innovation/digitization/creation and development of the Technology Law Department, or entrepreneurs, innovators, engineers, disrupters and other professionals in the quest to explore and harness the power of technology in the sector.
A blended, integrated, immersive, and individualized programme that gives you access to three elite and innovative ecosystems and offers a global and unique opportunity to meet and learn from top experts in the field while expanding your professional network.
• A lawyer specialized in legaltech in international law firms, in-house legal departments of large corporations, legal service providers, public administration and transnational organizations (both for-profit and non-profit).
• Innovator and entrepreneur
A SURE PATH TO SUCCESS
Learn with a flexible and blended format
The flexible, blended format of the program combines face-to-face and online periods, allowing program participants to study and work at the same time. The on-campus periods take place in Madrid, Silicon Valley, and Israel.
Develop a 360° perspective on legal tech
The Master in Legal Tech will provide you with the specialized skills, legal principles, and practical business applications needed to support and lead change through technology in companies and law firms in the increasingly complex and dynamic digital economy. The program provides students with the necessary specialization in the legal tech field through:
- Technical content that provides comprehensive academic and interdisciplinary training—tech for law, law for tech, management, business, and comparative law.
- Practical methodology to understand the application of technology and its impact on the legal sphere—case method, challenges, and immersive experiences are an essential part of the program.
Acquire a sharp business acumen and entrepreneurial vision
You will develop your core business and leadership skills and will be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and entrepreneurship change, giving you the tools needed to become entrepreneurial thinkers or to support technology startups, product development, and the fast-paced growth that is driving the economy. IE was founded by a group of ambitious entrepreneurs who set the tone for what IE is today—a dynamic institution committed to innovation, disruption, and above all, entrepreneurship. It is part of our DNA and we are proud of the entrepreneurial spirit that defines us.
Study at an institution that’s globally recognized as a hub for innovation
IE Law School is an innovative institution constantly looking to create and design cutting-edge programs in order to train lawyers to shape and lead digital transformation in the legal ecosystem. IE Law School was rated as one of the "world’s most exciting legal tech hubs” and described as “leading the way in Europe" by The Times (Raconteur), making reference to the Master in Legal Tech and other initiatives, such as the Global Legaltech Venture Days competition and IE’s LegalTech Innovation Farm.
Gain an international network of contacts
You will attend classes in Silicon Valley, Madrid, and Israel. Furthermore, the program offers you a diverse learning environment, formed by an excellent network of lawyers and professionals from the technological sector. It is the perfect environment to share global visions and create vital contacts with professionals from all across the globe.
Expand your network by immersing yourself in three tech ecosystems around the world
The Master in Legal Tech exposes students to a world-class professional network and a global legal tech community, providing them with the ultimate networking experience through immersive face-to-face periods in the world’s most relevant legal tech ecosystems: Madrid, Silicon Valley, and Israel at The Harry Radzyner Law School at IDC Herzliya. In this way, students are offered the chance to learn how legal tech issues are handled throughout different legal jurisdictions around the world.
Learn from top-tier faculty
Our professors are all about making an impact, both in their careers and on campus. They share a strong commitment and vision towards the power of technology. You will learn from prestigious academics, successful professionals, and industry leaders from around the globe who apply their real-world experiences to the classroom. You will be able to connect with some of the most innovative leaders in business and law, and gain the network, experience, and recognition that today’s professionals need to stay ahead of the curve and succeed in the legal (or any) market.
Lead change in an expanding industry
Over the past decade, we have witnessed a rising force in the legal tech industry, and its growth shows no signs of slowing down. As such, new players require professionals who have the ability to combat new challenges and who are ready to lead the technological revolution in the sector. Our graduates will have a competitive edge and be uniquely prepared to drive the technological transformation of the legal industry. They will also learn how to meet the needs of modern law firms, corporations, legal service providers, and public administration.
Solve real-world cases of well-renowned companies
As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to participate in the LegalTech Challenge. This exciting initiative involves close collaboration with renowned companies like Santander, Huawei and Google, among others, where students work on three practical, real-world cases throughout the year. Whether designing Robo Advisors or chatbots, creating a machine-learning model, or discovering how to organize a tech startup, these innovative projects empower students with the skills to become world-class legal professionals that drive transformation on the world stage.
The future of legal industry
UNIVERSITY PRIVATE DEGREE
Upon program completion, students will receive a Master´s Degree from IE Law School.
This is a University Private Degree from IE Universidad*, and taught in IE Law School. More Information on what earning a University Private Degree from IE Universidad entails.
*IE Universidad is a University officially recognized by the Spanish education authorities, allowed to grant both Official University Degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees), which are specifically regulated and accredited by Spanish Ministry of Education and University Private Degrees (Master) , which are specifically designed by the University towards the professional application of their studies and the constant update of higher education, preserving the educational standards of excellence of IE. Both types of degrees are equally backed by the rigor and prestige of IE University.
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