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About The Event

Join us for some innovative technology sessions as part of the Online Bootcamp to be held in the Dec 2021.

Delivered as part of the Legal Technology & Innovation Institute’s global roadshow of its LTIC programme.

It is the most innovative Legal Technology event to be held in Dubai. The event will be delivered by the stellar LTIC faculty across

  • 3 Modules (gain accreditation towards the main LTIC programme)
  • 12 Hours
  • 12 CLPD Points (accredited by Middlesex Dubai as part of the DLAD programme
  • Practical insights into technology


Dec 12 - Dec 15


9:00 am - 6:00 pm





Our Speakers

Esteemed Speakers & Panelists from around the world to join us at the LegalTech Bootcamp. Learn from the leading experts in LegalTech.

Krishnadas Nanath
Krishnadas Nanath

Associate Professor in Data Science
Middlesex University Dubai

Krishnadas is currently the Assistant CPC and Associate Professor in Data Science (Computer Engineering and Informatics department) at Middlesex University Dubai. In his previous role @ Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), he was responsible for leading the efforts of enhancing Analytics and Data Science capabilities at MAF as the head of the School of Analytics. Before joining MAF, he was teaching Data Science, MIS, and Cloud Technologies at Middlesex University Dubai, Institute of Management Technology (IMT Dubai), and IIM Indore. He has executed several corporate training programs and Data Science consulting assignments with prestigious firms in UAE (PWC, Emirates NBD, Landmark Group, National Bank of Fujairah, PDO, UAE Exchange, and others). He received his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM K), and his thesis covered the areas of Green IT (Sustainability Analytics) and Cloud Computing. His career started as a Computer Science engineer (B.Tech CSE), and he had successful professional experiences with Microsoft Research and Honeywell.   

Associate Professor in Data Science
Middlesex University Dubai

Maha Saadeh
Maha Saadeh

Middlesex University Dubai

Dr. Maha Saadeh received her PhD degree in computer science from The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 2018. She worked as adjunct lecturer in the Computer Science Department, The University of Jordan. She is currently working as a lecturer in the School of Science and Technology, Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, Middlesex University Dubai, UAE. Dr. Saadeh has experience in teaching artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and data science for undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

She is a member of the ROBOTECHx Lab under Middlesex University Centre for Innovation in Human Experience. She has a number of publications in different reputable international journals and conferences. Her research interests are artificial intelligence and robotics, machine learning, inference systems, cloud and fog computing, information and network security, and the Internet of Things (IoT). 

Middlesex University Dubai

Yazad Khandhadia
Yazad Khandhadia

Vice President – Security Architecture & Engineering
Emirates NBD

Adjunct Faculty Member
Middlesex University Dubai

Yazad Khandhadia is Vice President, Security Architecture & Engineering at Emirates NBD – a leading financial institution in the UAE with operations in international locations such as Singapore, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, India, Egypt & the United Kingdom.

He possesses 15 years of experience in the field of cyber security and has worked in cross functional domains which include cyber security strategy & program management security architecture & design, business information security, governance, risk management & compliance (GRC), security awareness, identity & access management, threat & vulnerability management and cyber security operations, which include, incident analysis, investigation, remediation and coordination with legal, compliance and corporate communications divisions.

In his current role, he is responsible for embedding security best practices & culture within Emirates NBD as part of a group wide digital transformation program that uses Agile methodologies. He currently leads the cyber security “Purple Team” within his organization – which creates & enforces People, Process & Technology security controls for Data Privacy, Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability and Resilience across all information systems used by customers, business partners and employees and encompass threats including but not limited to malware, insider threat, distributed denial of service (DDoS), injection & account take over attacks.

He acts as the primary point of contact for cyber security advice for business executives and deals with heterogenous stakeholders in areas such as retail & corporate banking, treasury, back office operations, procurement, operational risk, audit, compliance and legal. He is also responsible for reviewing legal contracts & master services agreements in order to ensure that the right cyber & data security clauses, that will protect the organization, are present and also conducts cyber security assessments & audits of third-party organizations that are used for purposes of outsourcing.

Yazad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics & a master’s degree in International Business and is certified in Data Privacy (CIPP/CIPT), Cloud Security (CCSK) and general information security& audit disciplines (CISSP, CISM, CISA).

His current focus is on securing technologies like Infrastructure/Platform-as-a-Service (IaaS/PaaS), Public Cloud (Software-as-a-Service / SaaS), real time streaming, containers, service mesh, APIs & embedding security automation to roll out products and services in a secured and agile manner to stakeholders.

He is passionate about educating, mentoring and encouraging students to venture into cyber security as a profession and is currently Adjunct Faculty at Middlesex University in Dubai, UAE.

Vice President – Security Architecture & Engineering
Emirates NBD

Adjunct Faculty Member
Middlesex University Dubai


Block out your calendar and schedule in your sessions ahead of time for efficiency and ease. All times indicated are GST.

14:00 - 18:00

Data Privacy & Security

Yazad Khandhadia, Security Architecture & Engineering, Emirates NBD.

LTIC Faculty Member.

Module Learning Outcomes [CLPD ACCREDITED MODULE – 4 POINTS]

Demonstrate understanding of basic Data Security concepts and terminology

  • Understand the most common security problems and their impact
  • Critically describe adequate countermeasures and the critical success factors for an organization’s Security Strategy
  • Learn how to shape your organization’s Security strategy
  • Identify the legal responsibilities and implications
  • Understand how particular security tools or technologies can positively affect the security posture

11:00 - 15:00

Big Data Analytics

Delivered By Dr Krishnadas Nanath, Associate Professor in Data Science, Middlesex University Dubai.

LTIC Faculty Member

Module Learning Outcomes


  • Recognize the dynamics of big data, analytics and data science
  • Identify the Critical Success Factors for an organization’s Big Data strategy
  • Understand your data and its importance to business-critical decisions
  • Shape a firm’s big data strategy by leveraging data science best practices
  • Case Study – Legal firm
  • Article Discussion- Application of Big Data Analytics in Legal firms.
  • Understand the tools available to mine huge datasets.
  • Understanding the field of data science, with a focus on analytics
  • Understand cloud computing systems and the analytics tools available across current platforms
  • Use cases across Disruptive Fintech – The Competitive Advantage of Data
  • How you can create value from warehoused data for a competitive advantage

Who Will Attend?

If you're interested in the Legal Technology space? Network and learn from international attendees and participants, and have global discussions on the state of LegalTech.

Managing Partners, Senior Partners

Leads in Digital Transformation across Law Firms & Inhouse Teams

Ministry of Justice Professionals

Legal Operations Professionals

General Counsels / Corporate Lawyers / Inhouse Teams

Chief Legal Officers / Chief Compliance Officers / Legal Directors

Associates & Senior Associations

  • Data Privacy & Cyber Security

  • Artificial Intelligence & Legal Aspects

  • Big Data Analytics

Topics Covered

Understand What We Aim To Cover


Network and learn from global Legal Technologists, generate leads and expand your global legal reach

  • Senior Partners

  • CLOs

  • Legal Directors

  • Associates & Senior Associates

Key Topics

Discussing the latest developments in Legal Technology across the globe, here's a snapshot of the key topics that the bootcamp will cover

Machine Learning & NLP

Digital Transformation & AI

Big Data

Big Data Analytic Tools


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