Law and Technology: LLM education for global lawyers of the future (The Dickson Poon School of Law Academic Showcase Series)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


The Dickson Poon School of Law is pleased to launch our new postgraduate study programme: Master of Laws (LLM) in Law and Technology. We will start to accept the first cohort of LLM students specialising in Law and Technology in 2021, and the new programme will be led by Dr Lerong Lu who is an expert in International Financial Law and Fintech.

Our LLM course is a respected academic qualification recognised throughout the world and across key legal disciplines. It focuses on our particular areas of expertise and offers a choice of eight specialist pathways or a general LLM qualification. The latest LLM in Law and Technology is an internationally recognised master degree which offers students a rare opportunity to systematically acquire knowledge and understanding in the interdisciplinary areas of Law and Technology.

We provide a wide range of modules taught by leading academics and practitioners, such as e-commerce law, cyberspace law, biotechnology and health law, intellectual property and copyright, media law, law of artificial intelligence, law of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, international financial law and venture capital, law and policy of financial technology, and competition law in relation to digital economy. The education will focus on cultivating students’ problem-solving skills, the critical thinking ability, and the adaptability to the ever-changing economy of 21st century which has been driven by breakthrough technological innovations. The LLM in Law and Tech will greatly improve students’ employability for the future’s job market across various industries like law, banking & finance, technology, business consultancy, and the public sector.
Period3 Dec 2020
Held atLaws
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Law and Technology
  • LLM
  • Legal Education