The Research Group
Law, Digital Technologies & ADR
The Research Group

Law, Digital Technologies & ADR

An international students’ virtual hub for the research and cross-cultural collaboration in the sphere of Law and Digital Technologies, including its connection with Alternative Dispute Resolution from the international and comparative perspective.

The group unites young and experienced researchers from 7 countries (Brazil, USA, Russia, Italy, India, Portugal and Uganda) and 15 universities.

About the Research Group

The Research Group “Law, Digital Technologies & ADR” was launched in 2021 with the main aim – to create an international students’ virtual hub for the research and cross-cultural collaboration in the sphere of Law and Digital Technologies, including its connection with Alternative Dispute Resolution from the international and comparative perspective.

Law and DT, including its connection with the ADR, represent one of the most interesting and relevant fields of expertise. New generation of lawyers should know about trends, connected with digitalization and its influence on law. Research experience in this sphere gives you the opportunity not only to strengthen your research and academic writing competences. It provides you with the skills, that can give you more opportunities to build an international career and be in demand in today’s market.

To provide students with the opportunity to compare jurisdictions and regulatory approaches of the different countries the P2P approach is chosen. Working in pairs (or small groups) on one of the given research areas under the supervision gives the opportunity to discuss the preliminary and final results of the project and get the necessary for the future career experience of the teamwork.

The group unites young and experienced researchers from 7 countries (Brazil, USA,  Russia, Italy, India, Portugal and Uganda), 15 universities (South Ural State University, Universidade Candido Mendes, Ambra University, University of Bologna, Caruso School of Law (Pepperdine university), Amity Law School, Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique, Goenka University and others).

The Research Group registered in CNPq Brazil and co-hosted by Ambra University (USA), Universidade Candido Mendes (BR) and South Ural State University (RU).

Group Leaders

Daniel Brantes Ferreira, Ph.D.

FCIArb, Dean of University Candido Mendes Master’s Degree Program, CBMA’s (Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration) Vice President for Academic Affairs, Research Fellow at The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy (University at Buffalo Law School), Editor-in-Chief of the Brazilian Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution – RBADR, Arbitration Professor at Ambra University. Author and co-author of books and articles on ADR, Legal Theory and Constitutional Law.

Contact: daniel.brantes@gmail.com

Elizaveta A. Gromova, PhD. in Law

Associate Professor at the Department of Business, Competition and Environmental Law, Deputy Director for International Cooperation of the Institute of Law at South Ural State University (National Research University, Russia. She is also Coordinator of the Master’s Degree Program “Law and Digital Technologies”. Co-researcher in International Interdisciplinary Project “LegalTech: Legal Regulation of AI and Robotics”. Author and co-author of books and articles in Law and DT.

Contact: lisavetagromova@gmail.com

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