BRUNCH ROUNDTABLE: Digitalisation in Legal Education & Legal Profession

BRUNCH ROUNDTABLE: Digitalisation in Legal Education & Legal Profession

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DIGinLaw team at the School of Law, University of Aberdeen, is organising a roundtable on Digitalisation in Legal Education & Legal Profession. Join us online for a discussion on digital trends and digital competencies in the legal profession, and best practices for acquiring them.

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10.45 am – 11.00 am  Registration

11.00 am – 11.05 am  Welcome & Introduction to the DIGinLaw project (Dr Katarina                     Trimmings)

Session 1: Digitalisation and Higher Education

Moderator: Dr Rossana Ducato

11.05 am – 11.15 am DIGinLaw MOOC ‘Algorithmic Discrimination: A Blueprint for a Legal Analysis’ (Dr Patricia Živković & Dr Rossana Ducato)

11.15 am – 11.25 am DIGinLaw MOOC ‘Cryptocurrencies and Conflict of Laws’ (Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley)

11.25 am – 11.35 am DIGinLaw MOOC ‘International Family Law in the Age of Modern Technologies’ (Dr Katarina Trimmings)

11.35 am – 12.15 pm  Discussion on the “Ethical guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence and data in teaching and learning for educators” (presentation by Dr Guido Noto La Diega, University of Stirling, member of the expert group on artificial intelligence and data in education and training, established by the EU Commission).


12.15 pm – 12.45 pm

Session 2: Digitalisation and Legal Profession

Moderator: Dr Patricia Živković

12.45 pm – 1.55 pm

This will be a discussion-based session. The debate will centre on the following questions:

  1. “What digital competencies and skills does the legal profession require from law graduates?”
  2. “What digitalisation trends have emerged in individual areas of legal practice?”
  3. “What best practices for advancing your and your team’s digital skills have you developed or adopted?”

1.55 pm – 2.00 pm Closing remarks (Dr Katarina Trimmings)

Hosted by
School of Law
Hybrid Event (On Campus Venue - Seminar Room 224, Sir Duncan Rice Library)

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