School of Law

QLLM350 Electronic Disclosure in Legal Disputes (Sem 1) (Not running 2018-19)

Module description

E disclosure and finding the evidence in electronic data, has changed the legal landscape in disputes forever. From the UK Civil Procedure Rules, the U.S. Federal Rules, and in Asia, for example Hong KongĀ¹s Pilot scheme introduced in 2014, the practise of disputes requires lawyers to learn a new skill set using technology. Learning the new laws and protocols, understanding how the e disclosure process works is key to being able to practise. This will be achieved by using the EDRM model (Electronic data review model) for the course overall as it follows the process. From forensic collection to being able to review millions of electronic documents, the importance and effect at every stage both for your client and cost implications. This course is taught by lawyers and practitioners who already work in e disclosure and will deliver both lectures and a practical course.

The aim is to provide up-to-date e disclosure law and practice and provide the opportunity for students to have a hands one disclosure experience using electronic documents and review software. This will be provided by a leading vendor in the e-disclosure market in the world, KCura. It is the interactive learning that will put the relevant law into practice. Unique and ground breaking teaching to pass on skills and knowledge in a real time environment.



Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution
  • LLM in Computer and Communications Law
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Mode of Assessment

4,000 word essay and a practical exercise


22.5 Credits