“The law of tomorrow for everyone today”

Certificate from the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University
of Montpellier

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Message from the Director of the Certificate

The Law Faculty of the University of Montpellier innovates by creating a 100% online Certificate Program in LegalTech & Law Innovations. Students and legal practitioners around the world need a breadth of understanding and training in the diverse digital challenges that will shape their profession. Designed to enable you acquire an in-depth knowledge of new legal technologies in an emerging digital society and in a highly competitive area.
This certificate is dedicated to legal and accounting students and professionals seeking to develop new skills. It is focused on legal practice to enhance your employability. Our main goal is to enable you to acquire hands-on experience across a broad range of technologies to stand from the crowd in the job market.

Simon de Charentenay
Certificate Director
Lecturer

Presentation of the Certificate

The LegalTech worldwide excellence

The Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Montpellier has created a new LegalTech & Law Innovations Certificate.

This Certificate allies French and Global excellence with legal, technical and pedagogical innovation.

This 100% online training offers more than 100 hours of content provided by university professors, researchers and professionals of the LegalTech ecosystem. The courses will be completed by immersion modules in the best companies, start-ups or universities in Silicon Valley.

The best French practitioners are also mobilized: : the startup Seraphin.legal created tailored courses with its business experts. The Predictive Justice Startup Academy Predictice is also part of the program. Professors from the Universities of Paris-Saclay and Paris Descartes will collaborate with the teachers of University of Montpellier.

Major lawyers signatures involved in LegalTech will also contribute to training the new generations.

Why should I choose this Certificate ?

Technology moves fast so participants need to acquire the skills and the forethought to position themselves in the evolving landescape and get ready for the new era of legal services.

LegalTech is rising quickly and the areas of law are changing accordingly, therefore we need to provide students and legal professionals with trainings about the latest insights.

This program is based on a repository developed with experts in the sector. It will be a real asset for your professional career. Indeed, the legal sector lacks digital talent. Companies and firms are looking for new profiles combining legal and extra-legal skills.

The field of expertise of tomorrow’s lawyer will be very wide. You need tools for understanding the technologies and the market to make strategic decisions and to be close to your clients. In order to always be up-to-date, you also have to develop skills in management, strategy, business, leadership, legal design, and so on.

The practitioners and researchers involved in the Certificate will give you all the required tools for a better understanding of the digital transformation challenges. They will help you acquire the needed skills important in your daily environment.

Join a unique training course

All courses take place on an e-learning platform.

The pace of the training adapts to the availability of the learners. Perfectly suited for students and professionals.

To meet the flexibility needs of current students and professionals, the certificate offers on-demand content.

The course is carried out according to the availability of the learners.

The dematerialization of content allows world-renowned contributors to intervene in the modules. The best experts will deliver innovative content for the transformation of legal professions.

Some major US signatures will be involved in the certificate to train the legal professionals of the future. Stanford University in particular, a pioneer in LegalTech, Google with an immersion module with its best French and American specialists, the founders of Anglo-Saxon law startups already internationalized will be involved.

This practice-oriented training allows you to understand and master the challenges of legal innovation.

The objective is to be able to put the learning into practice at the end of the modules.

The certificate is divided into two parts: a common core and optional modules.

We have developed 3 paths for you: Student, Legal Professional and Entrepreneur.

We also offer the possibility to choose optional modules for customized training.

Tailored paths

The training is articulated around 8 core modules and 5 optional modules. The options are to be chosen at the time of registration according to your profile or career path.

Student Course

Student Course

8 modules in common core 
   + 5 optional modules

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Legal Professional Course

Legal Professional Course

8 modules in common core 
   + 5 optional modules

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Entrepreneur Course

Entrepreneur Course

8 modules in common core 
   + 5 optional modules

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Director of Certificate

Simon de Monterey Certificate LegalTech

Simon de Charentenay

Certificate Director
. Lecturer
. LegalTech and Blockchain Specialist
. Scientific Advisor to the Global Institute for Law & Innovation
. Co-founding member of the incubator of the Montpellier Bar Association and Avotech

Agnès Robin

Co-Director of Certificate
. Lecturer
. Director of the Master's degree in Intellectual Property and Digital Law
. Project manager at the Institute of Data Science of Montpellier
. Responsible of Certificate "Scientific Data Management"