Author(s): Paul Caddy, David Jackson, Tony Randle

Publication date: Feb 2023

Format: Hardback

Pages: 200

Price: £85.00

Discounted Price: £63.75

ISBN: 9781787429314


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Large-scale change in the legal profession is happening now. The effects of COVID-19 have accelerated the pace of change and will continue to do so, meaning lawyers must contend with new technologies, new competition and new ways of working. All of us have a vital part to play in a profession where the focus is on people and tech, not people or tech. This book is your go-to companion for the change that lies ahead.

Legal Practice in the Digital Age contains the hard-won insights lawyers and firms need to survive and thrive in the complex, post-pandemic age. It demonstrates how firms can embrace technological change, from taking a people-centric approach, to technology and innovation, to entrenching forward-thinking new mindsets into your firm’s DNA. This guide is filled with insightful case studies and practical tips to give your firm the edge it needs and make the changes necessary for future success. It covers a variety of subjects highly relevant to the future of legal practice, including:

  • How lawyers can be better at what they do day-to-day through the use of smart legal tech; 
  • The new infrastructure, software and resources required for a hybrid world; 
  • The growing importance of data and how to mine it; and 
  • How to attract and retain talent in the increasingly dynamic legal industry.

Amid exclamations of the profession’s demise, this unique book shows why there is an exciting future ahead for the legal profession, and why lawyers and firms need to act now to get ahead of the pack. It is written for senior lawyers and decision makers within law firms and legal businesses, and in-house lawyers will also find the content useful. For lawyers and firms hoping to thrive in the digital age, this title is essential reading.