LegalTech LL.M. (Graduate)

According to the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020” Mykolas Romeris University is ranked 201-250 worldwide in the area of law and is the only Lithuanian university ranked in this field


Program aims to prepare highly qualified professionals with a wide range of multidisciplinary competencies in law and technologies.

The legal domain is affected by IoE (Internet of Everything), so it is vital for a lawyer to understand the technology domain. This program aims to cover such technologies (but not limited to): artificial intelligence, big data analytics, reuse of open data, block-chain, crowdsourcing, semantic and other newest disruptive technologies, also gamification.

The subjects of the program are focused to GDPR, IP, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Forensics, Fintech, Regtech, AI&Law, Semantic Legal Web, Robotics and others.

The studies will be different from other programs, because students will participate in hackathons, meetups, workshops, international and regional competitions, and they will have unique opportunity to create their own legaltech startup ant MRU Legaltech startup zone. Participation in the program is flexible, because all material will be provided on-line. Of course, we highly recommend to book all your time for this fantastic adventure, to gain as much as possible benefits from the program.

Nevertheless, the studies will be gamificated, so you will become one of the first students, who will learn how gamification could be used in different areas and domains.

Program is designed based on market needs:

- Lawyers need new technological and business competencies;

- Technology developments affect legal service market;

- Emerging legaltech start-ups require specially trained lawyers.

Program offers:

- The best specialists in field, who are available;

- Innovative learning (hackatons, meetups, start-ups` development, competitions, use of artificial intelligence (AI), “disruptive” technologies, gamification, unique teaching methods, etc.

- Internships in partner organisations – leaders in international legal and IT sector and startups.

Program focuses on:

1) solutions for legal services using artificial intelligence (AI) systems (e.g. conversational AI: legal chatbots, data analytics, law practice management and etc.);

2) tools for development of legal ontologies used in semantic technologies and development of complex knowledge systems;

3) legal regulation of newest technologies;

4) management of legal technologies available on the market and its operation;

5) know-how in fintech, privacy tech, intellectual property protection, robotics and cyber-crime forensics;

6) legaltech community (meet’ups, hackatons, labs, etc.) and legaltech start-ups;

7) practical experience in addressing problems & opportunities related to law, business and technologies.

Program content and study subjects are listed here. 


Program is launched by LegalTech Centre of Mykolas Romeris University in partnership with Law firm “Eversheds Saladzius”, Blockchain Centre Vilnius, Tech SuperHerous, Startup Lithuania, IT companies, start-ups and others. Wide network of private sector partners contributing to the program enhance opportunities for graduates’ employment and implement business ideas. Competencies provided by the program create advantages for graduates vis-a-vis traditional law programs.




The social partners of the program will give possibility to access to the intership in other countries.

Graduates of the program will be able to work with newest legal technologies; Advise on legaltech issues, legal services development strategies and tactics; Develop, implement and commercialize innovations in public and private legal sector; Conduct research in legaltech field.

Bachelor's degree of law or an equivalent first university degree with a minimum 3-year study duration.

English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized by MRU for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates.


Programme type
Master's studies
Field of studyLaw
Study area Law
Degree awarded LL.M.
Duration1 year
AccreditationCentre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Course languageEnglish
LocationVilnius, Lithuania
Starting date2020 September 1st (graduation 2021) 
Study modeFull-time studies are held on workdays after the workday hours (from 5 pm).

Note: Due to the Covid-19 students have a possibility to complete the first semester online. Seminars and lectures will be broadcasted in accordance with the approved schedule of a specific group. Students will be able to take the midterms and examinations remotely as well. Detailed information and 1st semester schedule will be sent to all accepted students two weeks prior to the start of studies.

For more information about the programme please contact

programme's director prof. doc. Paulius Pakutinskas via paulius.pakutinskas@mruni.eu or

prof. dr. Lyra Jakulevičienė lyra.jakuleviciene@mruni.eu


Jonas Saladžius, Managing Partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Lithuania:

LegalTech LLM programme is a new approach towards legal studies. Technology enabled legal services are in the nascent markets yet. The global law firms, however, are rapidly adopting the strategic approach by investing in some distinct areas such as blockchain, big data legal analytics, robo-advice bots, automated review of contracts. Eversheds Sutherland global strategy employs a transformative change on how technologies are used in providing better quality of legal services. Technologies will transform the legal industry and the way law firms operate, and this programme is a unique opportunity for law students to remain highly competitive in the transforming legal market, says Jonas Saladzius.

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