ExpiredLegal Design Training

Lexis Nexis and the DIFC Academy of Law are collaborating with thought-leaders in Legal Design, to provide a comprehensive, interactive, introductory training in Legal Design to our Middle East market.

This course is designed in particular for legal professionals (both in-house and private practice) seeking to collaborate and expand their knowledge and skill set on creating user-centric legal services that will not only truly engage clients but improve business efficiency and promote innovation.

What you’ll learn:

In this training course, you will ‘learn by doing’ and collaborate with fellow participants in a series of 4 interactive workshop modules. After completing this Legal Design training, you and your team will have acquired new knowledge, skills, techniques and methods that you can implement right away at work to improve your legal business, services, build stronger client relationships and promote innovation.

Limited to 25 attendees only!!

Accredited by the LAD – Up to 8 CLPD Points (2 per course)!!


Day 1:

  • Course 1 – 09:00am to 11:00am

Foundation Principles in Legal Design: Foundation Principles in Legal Design is the first of this 4 part training module for legal professionals to strengthen human skills, re-imagine how legal services can be improved and to learn how to use user-centric design methods to create breakthrough solutions and services that will encourage client engagement and improve business. In this 2 hour module you will be introduced to the theory, methods and framework of ‘Legal Design’ – a practical, user-centric approach to legal innovation and legal problem solving. (2 hours)

  • Course 2 – 11:15am to 1:15pm

Contracts your client’s client understands: Using Legal Design to create easy to negotiate and easy to implement contracts: Learning by doing is the best way forward: in this module, we’ll take a real contract, such as an NDA or general terms & conditions and, step-by-step, make it a real business tool, that business people will want to read, while retaining its full legal scope.  Applying a user-centric approach, we’ll first clearly identify the (non-lawyer) users of the contract, understand their user journey as regards this contract and learn how a combination of user-centric restructuring, plain language and design can make it much easier to negotiate and fully actionnable.

Day 2:

  • Course 3 – 09:00am to 11:00am

Designing Law for the Internet: A user-centric approach to data protection and privacy policies: “User experience ends when legal issues start.” That’s the common perception: privacy policies would have to be those long blocks of text that you just blind sign.  This is completely misguided for 2 reasons: (i) the key European data privacy regulation (GDPR) imposes that a valid consent be based on “clear, accessible, intelligible” information, that’s “concise and not too technical” and (ii) your end customers are tired of those inintelligible documents imposed on them.

In this module, you’ll learn how to structure a privacy policy in a way that makes sense for and engages the users, to draft it in an accessible, clear and actionable language – i.e. increasing its legal validity – and we’ll go through real case studies showing how design can become one of the criteria for complying with data protection regulations. (2 hours)

  • Course 4 – 11:15am to 1:15pm

Tapping into legal creativity – a necessary skill for future legal professionals: According to the World Economic Forum, creativity will be one of the most important and in-demand skills for organizations and individuals in 2020 and beyond. A creative mindset is increasingly needed to tackle diverse and complex business challenges – in law or otherwise. The need to do ‘ever more with ever less’ requires lawyers, particularly those working in-house, to be more creative and agile in their approach to meet business expectations. In this module, you’ll learn concrete techniques to help you and your team build legal creativity. You’ll also unlock a library of key resources to help you immediately create legal presentations and training that will resonate with your clients and provide a new perspective on what law can be.


Gate Village, DIFC, off Sheikh Zayed Road,, Dubai, PO Box 482032, United Arab Emirates


The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre inspires you with stylish, 5-star accommodation, indoor and outdoor pools

Gate Village, DIFC, off Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 482032



United Arab Emirates


  • Course 1
    09:00 - 11:00
  • Course 2
    11:15 - 13:15
  • Course 3
    09:00 - 11:00
  • Course 4
    11:15 - 13:15

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