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Short Course: Artificial Intelligence Governance

Course Outline

This course provides participants with an understanding of the legal, regulatory and ethical issues arising in the context of Artificial Intelligence (AI); an awareness of the way AI and technology operates in the legal sphere, with particular interest in the changing domain of legal service delivery and an understanding of the way in which AI is governed and regulated in a comparative perspective. By the end of this course participants will be able to critically assess legal, regulatory and policy developments related to AI.

This course is delivered in partnership with the Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore Management University (SMU).

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Indicative course topics

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Law and Ethics
  • Conceptual & Critical Understandings: Theory and Practice
  • Technology and AI in the legal sphere
  • Emerging ethical issues and challenges in AI deployment
  • AI Governance and Regulation
  • Looking into the future - Disruptive Regulation

Testimonials from past attendees

"It was very well run and interesting; I feel like I understand this difficult field better. Thank you to all organizers and tutors!"

"Thanks for having me this opportunity. It was great pleasure to learn new things in law, networking and skills building."

"Very happy with this course, I have learned a lot. Thank you!"

Who is the course for?

The course is for those in the early and middle years of legal practice, those working in governmental and non-governmental organisations with legal elements to their work, those moving legal practice areas, and students who are studying for a postgraduate degree which includes aspects of international law.

Course format

This course is offered both as a hybrid course over two days and as an online course providing 10 x 2 hours sessions.

Course cost

The course cost is £775 per person.

Course Discounts

Member discount: 15% discount for individual members of BIICL
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Group discounts:

  • 15% discount for groups of 3 or more attendees from NGO organisations or staff of government
  • 15% discount for groups of 5 or more attendees from commercial organisations

*Course cost is subject to change 


The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession.

In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community.

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