The Legal Innovation Centre created a short course for Allen & Overy which centred around legal technology, this was used as an introduction for those who wished to learn more about how the legal profession could benefit from making better use of big data and artificial intelligence. Allen & Overy then supported the MSc/LLM Corporate Law, Computing & Innovation with the opportunity for placements, prizes and practitioner teaching input.
The Legal Innovation Centre and Allen & Overy are also partnered in several applied research projects. The projects investigate the use of state of the art machine learning technologies and their utility within the legal space.
Baker McKenzie collaborated with the Legal Innovation Centre to explore research opportunities aligned to its technology strategy, including the global rollout of artificial intelligence tools.
As the regional business development agency, Invest NI's role is to grow the local economy. They do this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. They are part of the Department for the Economy and provide strong government support for business by effectively delivering the Government’s economic development strategies.
The Legal Innovation Centre partnered with Belfast City Council to help increase the visibility of Belfast as an innovation hub to bring new businesses to the city. This took the form of working alongside local businesses, the resilience commissioner and the city deals project.
The legal Innovation Centre partnered with Citi on the development of its ground-breaking MSc/LLM in Corporate Law, Computing & Innovation, including the roll out of placements, prizes and practitioner input.
Advisory Board Members
IT and Shared Services Director
Allen & Overy
EY Ireland Advisory Partner and Head of Utilities Risk UK Government Services
(Legal Reguloraly Consultancy)
Associate General Counsel
Herbert Smith Freehills
Research Associate, Legal Innovation Centre
Site Lead & VP Operations
Director of Research
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Client and Sector Development Manager, Financial and Professional Services
Co-Director of Ulster University Law Clinic, Director of Employability, School of Law and Head of School of Law
Executive Director of the Legal Innovation Centre, Professor in Law
Data Science Manager
Partner and Head of Legal Services Centre
Allen & Overy
Head of Corporate Engagement
Pro Vice-Chancellor Research/Computer Science
Co-Director of Ulster University Law Clinic, Professor of Law and Social Justice
Head of School of Computing
Executive Director of the Legal Innovation Centre, Professor of Cyber Security
Co-Director of the Legal Innovation Centre
Research Fellow, Legal Innovation Centre