Legal Tech Management and Innovation Strategy Certification

“In the future, legal technology will not just be about doing old things in new ways; it will be about doing new things that we can only imagine today.”


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  • Next Date

    16th to 21st September

  • Length

    1 week

  • Format


  • Investment

    3.000 euros

Legal Tech Management and Innovation Strategy Certification

The Executive Legal Tech Programme offers a comprehensive perspective on integrating technology into the legal industry. It emphasizes the transformative impact of digital innovation, providing practical knowledge through lectures by leading experts and real case studies. Participants gain insight into streamlining legal processes, enhancing efficiency, and improving client relations. Additionally, the program fosters a global network for exchanging expertise, essential for legal professionals to navigate the digital landscape effectively.

This program will be renewed every year to bring the latest updates from the industry, allowing not only students but alumni to update their knowledge as part of an ongoing annual augmented capacity tool for professionals in the field.

This program is designed for the leaders of the industry and to create the leaders of the industry.

Course Content

This is a dynamic course tailored specifically for executives and management roles of the legal industry and in the justice ecosystem. Designed to equip leaders and future executives with the essential skills to perform at the highest level in a fast-paced changing landscape.

This course provides:


  •  The necessary skills for leadership of legal executives in a fast pace of legal innovations and transformations
  • Practical hands-on approach on how to modernize legal services and operations by applying advance knowledge on state-of-the-art technologies
  • A future proof knowledge toolkit to better use of emerging new technological trends in the legal industry without losing site of ethical, deontological concerns and (Environment, Social & Governance) sustainability alignment



Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:


  • Understand the current state-of-the-art developments in legal tech
  • Define legal innovation and tech implementation strategies within their organizations
  • Redesign internal processes of knowledge management to take advantage of legal tech
  • Define and implement human resources reskill of competences
  • Reinforce the change management and digital and tech transformation process within their organizations

Participants Profile

Executives and technical staff from the justice and legal related fields, with the aim of working within the legal tech in law firms, software development companies, legal in-house departments and/or public sector.


Not mandatory but a factor of admission may be previous knowledge of legal tech basics


Who should apply:

  • Top executives
  • Management and middle management
  • Technical staff
  • New graduates
Program Coordination
Marisa Monteiro Borsboom

Founder and Partner of Inov@Legal & MQM Legal; Vice President of European Legal Tech Association

Marisa Monteiro Borsboom is a trailblazing legal professional with a career spanning over 20 years. Approved with distinction, at the Portuguese Bar Association in 2007, Marisa ventured into law, and in 2010 she established her own first legal practice in Porto, showcasing her entrepreneurial spirit.

In 2012 Marisa relocated to the Netherlands and embarked on a prolific and multidisciplinary career. Notably, she founded MQM Legal Center in 2016, a legal center for the 21st century, focusing on legal innovation and technology. She co-founded Inova@Legal, an institute for legal and technological innovation in Portuguese, and she is a founding member of the Dutch Legal Design Lab.

Beyond her legal endeavors, Marisa actively engages in international organizations, holding leadership roles and contributing to various projects. Marisa is a distinguished member of the European Legal Tech Association, where she serves as Vice President since December 2022. Her commitment to innovation is evident through initiatives such as the first legal innovation symposium in Portugal, held in 2019, and her role as an ambassador and director of the Portuguese chapter at ELTA. Notably, Marisa curated the “Legal Talks 21” series, collaborating with Inova@Legal and Legal Hackers Porto, bringing industry leaders to the forefront. She was also the founder of The Hague chapter for that organisation and still co-coordinates it.

Her extensive contributions extend to the bestselling publication “Advocacia 4.0” in Brazil, cementing her legacy as a forward-thinking legal professional dedicated to advocacy, entrepreneurship, education, and humanization.

She is a certified trainer, providing practical courses to life learning programs, and was a guest lecturer for The Hague University of Applied Sciences. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences, being in the front row of emergent technologies and societal challenges. As a founding partner of APLT – The Association for Portuguese Legal Tech and the founder of LxLegal Conference, she was one of the first people to really push for the widespread discussion and adoption of legal tech in Portugal.

Nuno Cavaco

Professor convidado NOVA FCT

PhD in Sustainable Competitiveness, NOVA FCT; Executive Management Programme, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Netherlands; Master’s Degree in Transport and Logistics, Instituto Superior Técnico; Postgraduate Diploma in E-Business, Lisbon School of Economics and Management; Degree in Industrial Engineering, NOVA FCT

Throughout his professional and academic career, Nuno has accumulated skills that meet the challenges of the so-called dual transition (green transition and digital transformation).

He currently leads digital transformation projects, designing and coordinating the implementation of CRM, Digital Marketing, Ux/Ui, Data Analytics, RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) solutions.

He has 30 years’ professional experience in business consultancy, having carried out projects in various areas such as strategic planning and corporate monitoring, digital transformation and industry 4.0, sustainability, operational efficiency and cost reduction, strategic sourcing and e-procurement, organisational restructuring and change management.

Nuno began his professional career as a consultant at Deloitte, was a Unit Director at various consulting firms, was a founding partner of Leadership Business Consulting and a Partner at LCG Consulting.

In addition to consultancy, he was a Partner at Moneris Innovation Lab and Coordinator of Pillar 2 – Digital Transformation of Companies and Entrepreneurship of the Portugal Digital Mission Structure, where he led digital transformation initiatives to promote the digitalisation of companies and catalyse innovation in industry, specifically in the design and creation of national networks of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH), Test Beds and Technology Free Zones (ZLT), as well as the development of the Digital Maturity Assessment model and the creation of the National Digital Maturity Certification System (Digital Maturity Seals).

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