‘Robo-lawyers’ of the future are coming for lawyers’ jobs

Professor legal industry analyst Richard Susskind (left) with Australian managing partner of Pinsent Masons David Rennick. Louie Douvis Law firms and law schools will have to improve lawyers’ technology skills to cope with a looming revolution in the way the profession works, experts say. Richard Susskind, a London-based legal industry analyst who focuses on technology, said developments in the 2020s would radically transform legal services. Yet law firms remained leagues behind in preparing for change, concentrating only on using technology to optimise the way they worked in the past, he said. Meanwhile, tech-savvy start-ups were starting to cut into some of the work firms were doing. “Technology will change the business model entirely, it is a move away from the one-to-one advisory service, to one where the skills, knowledge and…


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