By Nico Kuhlmann The Legal Tech Link, an online newsletter in PDF file format by Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, was first published in October 2016 and will be a quarterly summary of the players, events and ideas shaping the legal tech ecosystem. The editors are two well-known experts in this field: David Curle, Director […]Weiterlesen von "New Legal Tech Newsletter by Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute"
There is a lot of buzz around the word „AI“ in legal tech at the moment. AI is portrayed as the number one trend and disruptive technology in the legal industry and beyond. Consequently, many lawyers want to understand how AI might change or disrupt the legal industry. Some are already a step ahead and posing the question […]Weiterlesen von "What AI in Law Can and Can’t Do"
By Nico Kuhlmann Am Donnerstag, dem 20. Oktober 2016, veranstaltete die Fachgruppe Legal Technology des Bucerius Law School Alumni Vereins in Hamburg eine Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema „LAW MEETS CODE“, in deren Rahmen der Frage nachgegangen wurde, was es eigentlich heißt, als Jurist an der Schnittstelle von Recht und Technologie unterwegs zu sein. Auf dem Panel […]Weiterlesen von "LAW MEETS CODE – Podiumsdiskussion in Hamburg"
By Nico Kuhlmann (@NicoKuhlmann) Twitter can help you stay up to date of the current issues, events and publications. Of course, the prerequisite is to know whom to follow. The preparation of this list can be a time-consuming task. To give you guidance which lawyers, legal tech entrepreneurs and other members of the European legal […]Weiterlesen von "17 PEOPLE OF THE EUROPEAN LEGAL TECH COMMUNITY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW ON TWITTER"
In a couple of weeks I, along with a number of colleagues, will be embarking on a new journey – learning to code. We are piloting a course which has been specifically designed for lawyers in conjunction with CodeClan. CodeClan is Scotland’s first digital skills academy. I have advised them on legal issues since their […]Weiterlesen von "Coding for lawyers"
According to this recent article about ‘robot judges’ we are already living in the future. Of course, the headline is deliberately provocative – in reality the technology is not really a robot judge, but a prediction engine that has accurately predicted the outcome of almost 600 European Court of Human Rights cases with 80% accuracy. […]Weiterlesen von "Artificial Intelligence and the Law: Hype vs Reality"
The legal profession needs technology skills I’ve recently been researching the need the profession has for people with legal technology skills. This has involved meeting people across the profession: from lawyers serving the tech sector through senior in-house counsel who increasingly push lawyers for creative technological solutions as well as legal advice to those in […]Weiterlesen von "Why Law Students should get „legal tech-ready“"
For decades the ‘Big Law’ model has allowed partners of commercial law firms to generate significant profits and a generous standard of living. However, the combination of a shrinking market for legal service, increased competition and demands that law firms do more for less has created a ‘perfect storm’ that may just spell the end […]Weiterlesen von "How the ‘new normal’ is a genuine threat to Big Law"
Intangible law firms The Canadian legal market analyst Jordan Furlong recently coined the term „the intangible law firm“. Flesh-and-blood lawyers have traditionally been the only noteworthy distinction between their respective organizations. This led to a particular partner prevalence: „When your enterprise has only one type of asset of value to the market, you don’t own […]Weiterlesen von "The Scalable Lawyer"
The European Legal Technology Association (ELTA) which was founded in Berlin last week is a major step forward in building communities that enhance the cause of Legal Tech in Europe and beyond. ELTA is an association of law firms, companies, legal tech providers, start-ups, and individuals with an interest in legal business and legal technology from […]Weiterlesen von "ELTA Founded in Berlin – A European Community to Strengthen Legal Technology"