Digital law is becoming an increasingly important area of law, affecting a number of traditional legal disciplines. The module consists out of different lectures, taught by leading experts in the field from Kings College London. The lectures include a widest number of digital law topics that examine how the development of the new technologies, such as blockchain, affect traditional legal disciplines: contract law, financial services, competition law, consumer law, IP law, etc. The market, technology and society are constantly evolving. Therefore, the existent law needs to adapt to new products, new markets, new technologies and the outcome of a rapidly globalised World. In order to conceptually capture these phenomena traditional legal techniques, need to be applied in innovative ways and often new legal mechanisms that better fit a new economic reality have to be developed. For example, the rising relevance of online market represents a particular regulatory challenge for law. Compliance with the new rules is becoming an increasingly difficult task for the businesses. The digital law specialised module will allow students to obtain in-depth knowledge and expertise in key areas of digital law, whilst at the same time honing their analytical and problem-solving skills. Based on the most advanced legal thinking and taking a global, European and national perspective, students will be equipped with the critical understanding and analytical tools necessary for applying new legal concepts and practicing law in the highly complex, sophisticated and dynamic environment of current commercial reality. This is essential for anyone who wants to fully understand the intricacies of digital law and learn how to fully apply with digital law requirements
The course is for professionals at an early and middle stage of their careers. A degree in Law is desirable, but not essential. The course is taught in English and English proficiency is a requirement.
This course equips participants with a firm grounding in international commercial arbitration - covering all the stages of arbitration proceedings from drafting agreements to enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards under the New York Convention.
For full course details please visit: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/short-courses/law-arbitration
Please make sure you meet the entry requirements for this course before you start your application. King’s College London reserves the right to cancel your registration on the course if you do not meet all the requirements. If your registration is cancelled, the short course administrator will be in touch to arrange a refund.