Master in Legal TechBridging the gap between innovation and law

The Program

The content of the Master in Legal Tech is structure around several periods over 10 months, where you can train with professionals of different nationalities, know first-hand the reality of the legal sector and get an international perspective of law.

This program includes training in the areas of digital business, privacy regulation (EU & USA), disruptive technologies, big data, legalbots and machine learning, innovative management and new business models, e-commerce, online dispute resolution, coding, blockchain, cybersecurity, entrepreneurship and startups, among others.

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*Please bear in mind that the time zone difference of the videoconferences might slightly change during the program due to the DST (Daylight Saving Time) in Spain or in your own country.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

This area seeks to study the law that governs technology and how to handle the challenges and risks that may arise due to new technologies.

Public Policy

Get familiar with the tools and dynamics that are paving the way to innovative policy-making of the future.

Digital Business: LegalTech

Create awareness about the legal industry facing a strong change which has just started to develop, therefore there are many opportunities for startups and entrepreneurs to launch new projects.

Legal Technology & CODEX

Understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities the legal system and the legal industry are facing in light of this tech-driven transformation of our legal system, and learn about innovative new approaches seeking to address them. Particular attention will be given to Computational Law, the branch of Legal Informatics concerned with the mechanization of legal analysis.

Assessing Artificial Intelligence for Legal Services Delivery

This course introduces students to the assessment of artificial intelligence and computational technologies for legal-services delivery.

Computational law and rules driven automation

Understand the distinction between Rule Driven AI and Data Driven AI and explore a series of legal tech use cases that leverage Rules Based AI and/or efforts to combine Rules Based AI these with Machine Learning.

This area seeks to give a business approach to the new legal solutions.

Principles of digital Law, process improvements and business of Law

Provide the students with main principles of digital law, through the history of Internet and its regulation and from Internet formation to the most recent trends in technology regulation.

Principles of Digital Businesses

The basic rules regarding the digital business industry. Discover the most relevant players, the key services, providers and business models.

Privacy Law: EU

In this course you will learn key aspects of data protection and privacy in Europe.

Cybersecurity

Understand what is a cyber threat, a cyber attack and a security incident. Get a general knowledge of threat actors.

Intellectual Property Law: copyright

Explore the challenges that copyright law is facing in the digital age, moving to the age of VR, Robotics and AI.

Privacy, Data Ethics & New Technologies

The course will teach you how to think critically and creatively about some new technologies, and how to balance competing values and interests that are often involved in their actual building and deployment.

Startup, Corporate and Commercial

This module is designed to familiarize students with the legal framework of how technology startups operate in the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial ecosystem, from formation through operations and fundraising and, if they are successful, company exit.

Intellectual Property

Present the basic types of Intellectual Property to create a framework for subsequent discussions. Explore one of the biggest buzzwords in the industry today: “data”.

At the end of each period you will have to face a challenge where you will apply your learning acquired during the courses.

Challenge I: Santander

The purpose of this challenge is to explore, from a practical point of view, the use of robo advice platforms.

Challenge II: Google

During this module, we will develop two machine learning models to solve two different challenges. One of the challenges will be about artificial vision, and the other one about natural language processing. For each challenge, we will provide a dataset for training and test purposes.

This area seeks to complement the multidisciplinary training of students and aims at developing management skills in relation to the legal landscape.

Workshop Teambuilding

How to create effective teams is a challenge in every organization. Work environments tend to foster rugged individuals working on personal goals for personal gain. Typically, reward, recognition, and pay systems single out the achievements of individual employees. Appraisal, performance management, and goal setting systems most frequently focus on individual goals and progress. Promotions and additional authority are also bestowed on individuals.

Management I: Principles on Innovative Manegement & Legal Operations

Technological innovation should not be an end but a tool to enable innovation everywhere else, since only those legal departments that have a relentless focus on inventing and re-inventing once and again what they do and how they do it, will be able to meet the challenges and needs of companies that have to operate in a business environment characterized by fierce competition and constant change at light speed.

HP’s M&A Transformation Journey

This mergers and acquisitions course aims at providing students with a basic understanding of the strategic thinking underpinning M&A decisions in the tech industry and beyond. It draws on the rich history of deals in the Silicon Valley as well as its extraordinary innovation and growth culture.

The market of legal services

Provide students an understanding of how, why, and to what end the legal marketplace has changed, especially during the past decade. To enable students to better appreciate how the “practice” of law is shrinking and the “business of delivering legal service is expanding globally.

The aim of this area is to study the different technologies that influence and have beneficial applications in the legal landscape.

Disrupting technologies I: Big Data & Machine Learning

This course will explore how AI / analytics enhanced technology is currently used in legal practice and how its evolution will continue to shape the legal profession.

Blockchain

This course will introduce students to the background behind blockchain technology, the building blocks that make the technology possible, the preliminary legal issues raised by the technology, and some potential use cases for the technology.

Smartcontracts

This course will introduce students to the background behind Smart Contratcs technology and some potential use cases for the technology.

Disrupting technologies II: Analytics & Legal bots

Provide an introduction to legal analytics and and to legal bots, as well as understand current and future uses and development of both tools. Explore the broader impact of legal analytics and legal bots on the business and practice of law.

Online Dispute Resolution

Understand how alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) works, identifying the main characteristics of mediation, arbitration and expert determination as the principal types of ADR, and the differences with litigation. Navigate through relevant ODR cases.

Coding & Programming: Technology Basics, Scripts, and First Coding

The main objective is to become familiar with programming, using the Python programming language as an example.

Upcoming events

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3 sep 2019

Panorama económico global en un entorno incierto: ¿Hacia dónde vamos?

Master Class

Hotel Intercontinental Managua 18:00, Managua, Nicaragua, Spanish

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5 sep 2019

Panorama económico global en un entorno incierto: ¿Hacia dónde vamos?

Master Class

Centro Cultural de España 18:30, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Spanish

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