Vernieuwing in de Advocatuur

By Timo Schrama | Over innovaties in de advocatuur en over de ontwikkeling van kantoren.

This Silicon Valley start-up wants to replace lawyers with robots

Silicon Valley’s next hot start-up isn’t likely to be a video chat app. Nor is it likely to be an on-demand service, like Instacart or Uber.<p>But maybe it could be — and this isn’t a joke — a law firm.<p>That is, at least, the ambition of Justin Kan, a serial entrepreneur who knows a thing or two about …

Silicon Valley

Before you innovate, fix your business model

It sounds very cool to say you are an innovator, writes Ken Grady in ‘<i>Before you innovate, fix your business model</i>‘. As always from Ken, innovation …

Innovation

Breakthrough at Linklaters: A Major Strategic Pivot Point

<i>“We must, indeed, all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.”</i><p><i>Benjamin Franklin</i><p>By and large, interdependence has neither …

Management

Legal Services Innovator Axiom Unveils Its First AI Offering

Artificial intelligence today is like the internet in the late 1990s.

Law

Microsoft Announces Plans to Nearly Phase Out Billable Hour

Microsoft has quietly unveiled new parameters for its outside counsel, and, in an effort to step away from the billable hour, announced it hopes to …

Must-Have Technology for Better Client Service

The lack of basic technology where it’s expected can be extremely frustrating. But forcing technology on clients without a human touch can backfire, …

LiveChat

What Is Legal Operations

Legal Operations Defined & Core Competencies<p>Legal operations is a multi-disciplinary function that optimizes legal services delivery to a business or …

Do senior BD people have a seat at the top table?

I’ve often wondered if senior business development professionals in law firms truly have a seat at the executive table. People often tell me they do, …

Seven Benefits of Artificial Intelligence for Law Firms

Have you heard the buzz? Artificial intelligence is taking the legal world by storm—and lawyers are embracing the change, despite their traditional …

Intelligence

50% of clients see zero costs benefit from firms’ use of tech

Top global firms are failing to pass on the reductions from litigation services brought about by the growing use of new technology to their clients,</i> …

Legal Services

Startup Says It’s First Robo-Lawyer for Real Estate Investing

A legal and financial technology startup, Bootstrap Legal, is today launching online software that uses artificial intelligence to automate the …

Real Estate

Is Your Law Firm Fulfilling Its Purpose?

I’m going to take a crack at a list of things that your law practice probably tracks and measures:• The number of hours each lawyer works<br>• The number of …

Legal Services

TurboPatent Introduces Two AI-Powered Tools for Patent Lawyers

RoboReview’s report includes predictive analytics to inform strategy and set expectations.<p>TurboPatent, a company that develops applications to …

Patents

Are Law Firms Becoming Obsolete?

‘Innovation’ and ‘disruption’ are the legal industry’s favorite terms these days. Articles and conferences on ‘legal innovation’ and ‘disruption’–whether, when, how, and by whom—are legion. Pinpointing when disruption will occur is as unpredictable as an Amtrak train’s arrival. As Yogi said, ‘it’s …

Legal Services

Are Law Firms Becoming Obsolete?

Shutterstock<p>‘Innovation’ and ‘disruption’ are the legal industry’s favorite terms these days. Articles and conferences on ‘legal innovation’ and ‘disruption’–whether, when, how, and by whom—are legion. Pinpointing when disruption will occur is as unpredictable as an Amtrak train’s arrival. As Yogi …

Legal Services

Moving from Good Law to Great Law

Five years ago, a committed group of law firm leaders and law firm service providers embarked on a journey to reimagine the legal profession with…

Innovation

JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000 Hours

At JPMorgan Chase & Co., a learning machine is parsing financial deals that once kept legal teams busy for thousands of hours.<p>The program, called …

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Enterprise Legal Management Trends Report

6 major cities show partner rate growth over 3.5% YOY<p>Growth in partner rates varies by state, averaging 3% year-over-year

Why Turning Lawyers to Sales Is Not a Good Idea

• shares<p><i>Lawyers tend to be pretty good at communicating with people. After all, they do need to be able to clearly point out legal risks and explain</i> …

Do you really know why your law firm has partners?

I know that might be a grotesque prospect for some of you. But just for the purposes of this column, let’s imagine that your law firm was allowed to …

Venture Capital

Hoe is het om een robot als collega te hebben?

French Lawyers Embrace Legal Tech to Fight Off Non-Lawyers

How Improvisation Can Help Your Legal Practice

I’m going to be leading an upcoming course on Improvisation for Legal Professionals, and a common question I am asked is “why improv for legal …

Ten Things I’d Do Differently as a Law Firm CEO

Here are ten ideas drawn from my own corporate experience that law firm leaders can embrace to improve the fortunes of their firms.<p><b>Change the</b> …

Getting over technology

Since the start of the year, I’ve received three different media calls asking me about the role of artificial intelligence in the law. Partly to make …

Intelligence

Artificial Lawyer

Artificial Lawyer recently caught up with Ben Kingsley and Rob Sumroy, both partners in leading UK law firm, Slaughter and May. As readers may know, …<p>…

The City

JuriBot – The Dutch Legal AI Predicting Criminal Trial Outcomes