Master in Legal Tech


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Program Description

The time has come for the legal sector to play its part in the digital revolution and this Master will help you do so.

Thanks to the comprehensive knowledge of each technology from both the legal and technical perspective that will have been acquired at the end of the program, the lawyer will have all the necessary tools to understand the world of today and tomorrow, and will face the new legal situations with the confidence, insight and business vision that only the most skilled and qualified professionals trained in all these technologies will have.

The purpose of this master’s course is to train the first generation of technological lawyers, with real knowledge and experience that will allow them to interact in this digital environment with assurance, confidence, and understanding.


1. Legaltech and Regtech

  • Definitions and controversies
  • State of the art
  • Regulatory status
  • Technologies used
  • Promotion of LegalTech
  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Practical use workshops of the most useful legal tech tools

2. Code and Algorithm

  • Theory: definitions, languages, uses
  • Practice: who, why and how to program
  • Ethics: biases and transparency

3. Methodologies

  • Design Thinking
  • Lean
  • Agile
  • UX – customer experience

4. Artificial Intelligence

  • AI overview
  • AI ingredients: data, algorithms, computers, people
  • Definition and types of AI
  • Application of AI by sector
  • AI and ethics
  • AI and taxation
  • AI and data protection
  • AI and competition law

5. Internet of Things

  • Concept
  • State of the art
  • Regulatory status

6. Cloud Computing

  • Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
  • Types of Cloud
  • Confidentiality and data protection
  • Data accessibility and security
  • Location of data and jurisdictions
  • Ownership of data
  • Responsibilities
  • Implications for privacy by default

7. Big Data

  • Fundamentals of Big Data
  • Big Data solutions and legal implications
  • Legal limits of data governance
  • Big Data real-time solutions, data science, and legal applicability

8. Mixed Reality

  • State of the art in mixed reality
  • Legal challenges and regulatory operations
  • Opportunities for the legal sector and case studies

9. Blockchain

  • Introduction
  • State of the art
  • Regulatory aspects
  • Blockchain and PSD2
  • Opportunities and threats

10. Fintech

  • Introduction to FinTech
  • Financial services
  • Applications of Technology to Financial Services & Regulation: Methods of Payment Solutions
  • Challenges of the FinTech Sector

11. Cybersecurity

  • Definition and detection of risks
  • Prevention: tools and protective measures
  • Solution: tools, action protocol, communication

12. Fundraising and Launch: Start-up Incorporation

  • Financing
  • Joint Venture
  • Pacts and protection of the minority


  • Identify, understand and explore new technologies and their application in the legal area.
  • Take advantage of the opportunities that these new trends can offer the lawyer.
  • Understand the legal implications of this new digital world.
  • Learn how to take advantage of the benefits of Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Big Data, etc., applied to the legal sector.

Enrollment Procedure

  • Application for admission + documentation
  • Admission test
  • Personal interview
  • Admissions Committee

Application for admission + documentation:
Complete an application form accompanied by the following documents:

  • Copy of National Identity Card/Foreigners Identity Card/Tax Identification Number (DNI/NIE/NIF) or Passport
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • University degree certificate and academic record
  • One photograph

Admission test:
The Admission Test consists of a set of multiple-choice questions in which numerical agility, verbal agility, and text compression are assessed. This test can be done in person at our facilities or online.

Personal interview:
In the personal interview, the candidate's personal and professional objectives are discussed, as well as their suitability for the program.

Admissions Committee:
The admissions committee will make an assessment and inform the candidate in writing of the admission result within two weeks.

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

The Institute For Advanced Management (CEU IAM) Business School is the business school of CEU, the largest educational group in Spain. Meet us and our educational offer based on academic excellence, i ... Read More

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