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"
If you are interested in „hacking“ the legal industry, I would like to highly recommend the meetup „Legal Hacking for Beginners: How to become a Legal Hacker“ in Berlin on October 10 2016. The event will start at 19:00 PM. Talks will start around 19:30. The meetup includes 4 speakers which are a mixture of veterans and new […]Weiterlesen von "Meetup: Legal Hacking for Beginners: How to become a Legal Hacker"