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Professor Dan Hunter

Professor Dan Hunter

  • Academics

Executive Dean, The Dickson Poon School of Law

Professor of Law.


Dan Hunter is the Executive Dean of the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London. He was previously the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology and the Founding Dean of Swinburne Law School in Australia.

He is an international expert in internet and intellectual property law, AI & law, and legal tech and legal innovation. He holds a PhD from Cambridge on the cognitive science of legal reasoning, as well as computer science and law degrees from Monash University, and an LLM by research from the University of Melbourne.

He regularly publishes on the intersection of computers and law. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, the creator of the Future Law Podcast and the founder of four startups: in edtech (Quitch), legaltech (Settle Easy), and regulatory technology (Fourth Line and Gracenote).

Research interests

  • AI & Law, including the use of AI in criminal justice and civil procedure and the legal theoretical implications of autonomous systems.
  • Legaltech and legal innovation models, including the future of legal practice.