Legal Research

Familiarity with legal research databases and the ability to conduct effective legal research are essential skills for lawyer.  With the number of tools available today and this continues to increase.  The importance of research skills in the world of LegalTech only increases.


Contract management

Knowledge of contract management software and the ability to use it to automate the contract management process we’ve covered in recent weeks.  Not only understanding how to use these tools and their benefits.  it is also key to understand how to evaluate which one is right for you.



Familiarity with e-discovery software and the ability to use it to manage and analyze electronic data in the context of litigation or investigations.  With the in


Cloud-based tools

Familiarity with cloud-based tools such as Google Suite, Office 365 or similar, that allows lawyers to work remotely and collaborate effectively with clients and colleagues. It is 


Artificial Intelligence

Knowledge and understanding of AI and ML technologies and their potential applications in the legal industry is going to be key as the use of these technologies increases.  The impact of generative AI such as ChatGPT has alone made us all realise how important AI will be for the legal industry and business in general.



Familiarity with cybersecurity concepts and best practices, as well as laws and regulations related to data privacy and security and vital.  Not only ensuring lawyers as the first line of defence for their law firm or department need to protect their data and systems.  Being aware of the types of risks and how they are evolving is key.  Furthermore, being able to advise your clients on the data privacy landscape and how that is changing is why you need these skills.


Project Management

Familiarity with project management tools, methodologies, and best practices, and the ability to apply them to legal projects.  We are of the view that lawyers don’t need to be project managers.  So in the LTIC course we focus on the view that you will be project sponsors or a key stakeholder in a delivery and therefore need to know what are the different artefacts and that the project is running well.


Legal Analytics

Familiarity with legal analytics tools and the ability to use them to gain insights from legal data.


LegalTech Platforms

Familiarity with LegalTech platforms, such as legal research databases, contract management software and e-discovery software, and ability to use them to provide more efficient and cost-effective legal services.


Big Data

A key skill and becoming more important as the amount of data generated in business, legal and everyday life is increasing exponentially. Big data has the potential to provide valuable insights into legal issues, help lawyers to make more informed decisions, and to identify patterns and trends that may not be immediately apparent


We cover all of these and many more skills in the Legal Technology & Innovation Certificate (LTIC).  Sign Up For the Next Cohort.

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