Bridging computer science and law

  

Building the Legal Toolchain

The Centre for Computational Law (CCLAW) is Singapore's first and only research centre focused on applied research in the intersection between law and technology. We create knowledge and build tools meant to improve the legal system and promote access to justice.

Projects and Papers

Our flagship project is the Research Programme in Computational Law, a SGD$15M effort supported by the National Research Foundation of Singapore. The Programme's ultimate goal is to develop a Domain-Specific Language for expressing laws, contracts, and other rules (L4). Parallel to this, we develop data structures and algorithms for analysing and processing law and legal language.

We welcome you to work with us to build the future of law. 

Events

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9th Annual CodeX FutureLaw conference

Industry Director, Ms Alexis Chun, was one of the panel speakers for the session titled Computational Contracts 2021 at the 9th Annual CodeX…
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DocaCon 2020

Docassemble is an open source software that has taken a leading position in the pro bono legal services space in the United States. It was developed…
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Friday Hacks '21

Friday Hacks is a weekly event during the semester where members invite speakers to share their stories, insights and experiences working on both…
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Academic Symposium: Law + Computation: An Algorithm for the Rule of Law and Justice?

Computation is poised to transform legal services, legal systems, and the law itself. Making the most of innovation and technology, and understanding…
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Academic Symposium on Innovation and Technology: Reshaping Contracts?

Innovation and technology are driving rapid changes in contracting. This Symposium explored the nature of these changes - what it means to the…
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TechLaw.Fest 2020

TechLaw.Fest is a signature Law & Technology event that brings together the international community to debate, deliberate, act and innovate in…
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Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) 2020

Hackers on Planet Earth is an international conference based in New York, United States, and is amongst the most creative and diverse hacker events…
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SMU Law Academy - Legal Technology in Times of COVID-19

The law and legal services industry have already been undergoing significant evolution with technology advancements. Covid-19 with its curfews,…
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Other YPHSL Research Centres

Centre for Commercial Law in Asia (CCLA)
CCLA conducts and facilitates research in all areas of commercial law, with a specific focus on its application, development, and impact in Asia.

Centre for AI and Data Governance (CAIDG)
Supported by the National Research Foundation and the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, CAIDG conducts academic research that informs AI and Data Governance in Singapore.