Executive Director Legal Technology, Bucerius Law School
Dirk is the Executive Director of Legal Technology at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany. After five years at a renowned boutique firm for Press and Media Law, he joined his alma mater in 2014 as a member of the management team. He develops the technology education program for the school and hosts their summer program on legal technology and operations. He is writing a PhD on digital lawyering under professional law and unauthorized practice of law regimes. His other research focuses on computational legal studies, business analytics of the market for legal services and science based legal education. He has a particular focus on language technology in legal contexts.
He teaches Machine Learning in Law as well as Hands on Legal Technology and Introduction to Data Science for Lawyers. Dirk is a co-founder of the European Legal Tech Association and the Hamburg chapter of Legal Hackers.