Professional Training

Legal Tech - Risks & Opportunities

BPP Professional Education, In London (+1 locations)
Length
1 day
Price
332 GBP
Next course start
19 April, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
Length
1 day
Price
332 GBP
Next course start
19 April, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online

Course description

Overview

The session includes an insight into new ways of legal research, Smart Contracts, Blockchain, and predictive coding - which is used to assess the relevance for e-disclosure.

What are our competitors doing? Is the role of a traditional solicitor under threat from digitisation? You’ll discover legal tech trends as well as five digital platforms that will modernise your law firm.


Who is this for?

This course is for practitioners from all areas who want a detailed guide to emerging technologies disrupting the legal sector. It’s particularly beneficial to:

  • Apprentices
  • Trainee solicitors
  • Legal execs
  • Qualified solicitors (PQE guide)
  • Partners

This course provides an overview of legal tech. For those looking to explore the practical application of legal tech, consider the Legal Technology - the Practical Aspects course.


What will you learn?

By the end of this half day course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify threats and opportunities in the emerging area of legal tech
  • Identify legal tech trends and get an insight into what the competitors are doing – (inc. 5 legal tech platforms to modernise your law firm)
  • Be able to leverage Big Data through advanced legal research tools
  • Recognise how the 24/7 consumer culture is applying pressure on the legal sector to change many of their traditional working practices
  • Familiarise with fast growing areas of automation, Artificial Intelligence, the increasing threat of cybercrime, DIY law and chatbots, among others
  • Discover ways to obtain support and guidance for legal tech development


How will this course help your career?

You’ll return to the office more aware of the legal tech landscape. This will not only allow you to augment your effectiveness with tech, but also guide your employer’s business (or your business) on how to utilise tech to gain an advantage.

This expertise is already in-demand and will only become more desirable, allowing you to lead change and create a rewarding career specialism.


Other related courses

Legal Technology - the Practical Aspects

Cyber Security


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Upcoming start dates

Choose between 3 start dates

19 April, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

9 August, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

25 October, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

Practitioners from all areas who want a detailed guide in emerging technologies disrupting the legal sector.

Training Course Content

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Identify risks and opportunities in the emerging area of legal tech
  • Identify legal-tech trends and get an insight into what the competitors are doing – (inc. 5 legal tech platforms to modernise your law firm)
  • Be able to leverage Big Data through advanced legal research tools
  • Recognise how the 24/7 consumer culture is applying pressure on the legal sector to change many of their traditional working practices
  • Familiarise with fast growing areas of automation, Artificial Intelligence, the increasing threat of cybercrime, DIY law and chatbots, among others…
  • Discover ways to obtain support and guidance for legal tech development

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