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In the news:   By Max Cole “We all know that much of the daily grind in a law firm is neither enjoyable or necessary. With law firms under increasing pressure to do more with less, it is simply inefficient to have smart people doing ‘dumb’ things.” Read : “Why simplicity is the key to improving legal practice,” written by Max Cole, Barrister and co-founder of Autto, for The Legal Technologist. Lawtech with a purpose …
Is Biglaw ready? Is Biglaw ready for the benefits of transformational change? One of the main barriers to the adoption of Lawtech is the oft-quoted misconception that “Lawtech is just a fad.” The more history a firm has and the greater loyalty towards legacy systems, the more likely this sentiment will raise its head. While trends in new innovation are often surrounded by a certain amount of hype, that doesn’t mean that all new innovation…
Technology has the potential to democratise the law, but up until now,  access to technology was the realm of large law firms. With cuts to legal aid, the government is now keen to help smaller firms use technology to help plug the gap between the cost of legal services and the access to them. The Legal Access Challenge (https://legalaccesschallenge.org/)  is a programme jointly administered by Nesta Challenges in partnership with the Solicitors Regulation…