IT Law Clinic Information for Incoming Students

The IT Law Clinic seminars and workshops are scheduled for 2 hours per week, Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., throughout semester 2. In accordance with the module description, students must have a minimum 80% attendance at seminars and workshops.
In addition to the two hour seminar, students must work in teams on assigned queries from tech startups for approximately four hours each week. A high level of active engagement with the module will be required throughout the semester. You may need to research areas of law with which you are not familiar.
Absolute confidentiality will be required – students must not reveal any information to others about clinic activities, except in very general terms as will be explained at seminars.
The module description is available at
www.ucc.ie/modules/descriptions/page040.html#LW6612

Students are admitted to the module by application form and (possible) interview.  There are 12 places available on the module.  The first eight places are allocated to the first eight eligible students to apply online.  If there are more than four further applicants, the remaining four places will be allocated based on an interview.  Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until 5 p.m. on Friday 16 September.

The application and interview procedure will consider:
• Academic record to date and plans for 2016-2017 
• Interest and / or experience in IT Law
• Reasons for applying
• Any relevant work experience
• Communication skills; ability to work in groups; commitment to confidentiality

In order to allow time for allocation of places during week 1 of semester, there will be no seminar on Wed. 9 September. The first seminar will be at 9 a.m. on Wed. 16 September.  The IT Law Clinic module (LW6612) is available on the following programmes:  LLM, LLM (Intellectual Property and E Law), LLM (Business Law), LLM (Criminal Justice) and LLM (Practitioner).  

Incoming LLM Students:  

Apply to enter the IT Law Clinic Module  

(Closing date:  5 p.m. on Friday 16 September 2016)   

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