Companies were very happy to provide us with the following testimonials:
"The delivery of legal services is evolving quickly, and depends increasingly on the overlapping disciplines of data science. Ulster University’s new 'Corporate Law and Computing' course is an exciting opportunity to acquire the practical knowledge and skills that are much in demand, as legal practices of all types equip themselves with the resources they need to support markets, commerce and society in the new data-centric era."
Stephen Bartlett, EMEA Regional General Counsel & Global Co-Head Markets and Securities Services Legal, Citi
"Allen & Overy is a significant employer of law graduates in Northern Ireland and is supportive of the proposed new LLM/MSc law & technology masters programme. We are increasingly interested in employing graduates with multi-disciplinary skill-sets, particularly those with legal technology and computing backgrounds."
Angela Clist, Partner, Head of Legal Services Centre, Belfast, Allen & Overy LLP
"We would very much be interested in employing candidates that graduated from your programs that had legal / law training paired with computer science. It’s very much a skillset that will be increasingly in demand as we look for individuals who can bridge the data science through to practical legal application."
Nick Thomson, GM, iManage RAVN
"The lawyers of tomorrow will need to be tech-savvy. Pinsent Masons are increasingly committed to employing graduates with multi-disciplinary skillsets. We hope to be in a position to offer competitive prize and ad hoc specialist teaching input to attendees on the new LLM/MSs Corporate Law & Computing from Ulster University. We are excited by this ground-breaking initiative from our partners in the Legal Innovation Centre."
Joanna Robinson, Partner, Pinsent Masons
“We are increasingly interested in employing graduates with multi-disciplinary skill-sets of law, legal technology and computing. We would be interested in exploring a range pf opportunities such as projects/placements/teaching input to support and partner with attendees on the masters programme, one finalised.”
Melanie Colwill, Learning and Development Manager, Herbert Smith Freehills
Jane Hollway, Director of Legal Innovation Centre
Mark Potkewitz, Director of Legal Innovation Centre
Prof. Eugene McNamee, Head of School of Law, UU
Andrew Brammer, Director, Allen & Overy
Nicola Russell - Associate, Factor Law (Axiom)
Aine Hughes - Solicitor, A&L Goodbody
George McKinney - Director, InvestNI
Damien McCann, student CLCI
Shannon Walsh, student CLCI