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Legaltech Talks Hub

Event Type
Law Society Skillnet
Online, On-Demand
CPD Hours
This is dependent on the course(s) completed

Aims and objectives
Legaltech and lawtech are terms used to describe the technology used by legal service providers and the justice community to help them deliver legal services or resolve disputes. It includes the technology to allow businesses and individuals to take care of their own legal matters.

Legal practitioners, academics and businesses are learning about, implementing, and developing a range of technologies for lawyers, judges and courts.
Recognising the importance of technology and innovation for the future of the legal services profession and the administration of justice, Legaltech Talks is a series of talks developed by Law Society Skillnet. The talks will be made available as complementary online on-demand talks throughout 2023. The aim of Legaltech Talks is to give practitioners the information about technology and innovation and how it can enhance the provision of legal services. 

This suite of courses is suitable for: solicitors, legal executives and all staff in a law firm

Course 1 - Available now
1. Technology and Law - what's out there and how do I get started? Christina Blacklaws, Solicitor, Managing Director Blacklaws Consulting, Former President of Law Society of England & Wales

2. The Augmented Lawyer: Insights into Effective Law and Tech Strategies 
Dr David Cowan FRSA, Assistant Professor School of Law and Criminology Maynooth University

Topics include
  • What technology is out there
  • Why does it matter
  • What are the benefits
  • What technology are law firms investing in
  • How does it relate to your own law firm
  • Communication using technology

CPD Hours: 1.5 management & professional development

Further courses to be announced

  • On receipt of payment, login details will be sent to you by a member of our team to your provided email address. If you have not received login details within 2 working days of your booking please contact us on lawsocietyskillnet@lawsociety.ie or call a team member on 01 881 5727.
  • Your attendance and time spent on this course is tracked and logged for CPD compliance purposes. Fast forwarding or skipping through the video is visible from this tracking. This information will be shared with the Law Society CPD Scheme at their request. This course must be completed in full to avail of the CPD hours on offer – a partially completed course will not qualify for any CPD accreditation.
  • This course is available from date of registration to 31 December 2023. You should download any course materials you require before this date as you cannot access the course after 31 December 2023.
  • Solicitors are required to complete 20 hours CPD this year of which 5 hours must be undertaken in person. Please see https://www.lawsociety.ie/Solicitors/Practising/CPD-Scheme
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