LawTech clinic with Maddocks and BotL

The Law Tech Clinic is focused on educating law students about the interaction between technology and legal service. This clinic is designed to educate students about legal technology and enable them to develop a practical familiarity with the tools lawyers use in practice by developing client-ready products. This unit is delivered across two phases.

In phase one, students participate in a series of weekly workshops to develop an understanding of the relationship between technology and law. During this time, students have the opportunity to interact with distinguished professionals, including experienced technology lawyers, technical experts in Artificial Intelligence and Data, start-up founders, as well as design thinking advocates. Students work within a student-led team to build a client-facing legal chatbot or app.

Under the supervision of Maddocks lawyers, students select a suitable legal technology platform, prototype and test the solution, and ultimately present the deliverable to the firm. By completing this unit, it is intended that students develop confidence in their ability to adapt to the changing demands of legal practice, but also with an appreciation of the diversity of career paths where law meets technology.