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Study finds AI and other technology less of a threat to lawyers’ jobs than believed

Technology is displacing lawyers’ jobs at a slower pace than often thought, with most areas of legal practice at only low or moderate threat from encroachment by software, according to a study. It also called for effective professional regulation of legal technologies to protect clients and the values of legal systems.

February 24th, 2017 | No Comments »

UK lawtech start-ups “struggling to compete with well-funded US rivals”

The author of a visual map of the lawtech start-up scene said it revealed the UK has a lower number of new technology ventures relative to the size of the legal market as a whole, compared with other European countries.

October 7th, 2016 | No Comments »

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Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. The Legal business of Thomson Reuters delivers best-of-class solutions to […]

October 3rd, 2016 | No Comments »

‘Hacking’ the law – computer programmers called in to aid advice centres

A ground-breaking legal ‘hackathon’ – pitting computer programmers against each other to reach the best solution to a legal technology problem in the space of a weekend – is to be held in London with the aim of generating technology that will assist law centres.

January 13th, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Report: artificial intelligence will cause “structural collapse” of law firms by 2030

Robots and artificial intelligence will dominate legal practice within 15 years, perhaps leading to the “structural collapse” of law firms, a report predicting the shape of the legal market has envisaged.

December 1st, 2014 | 15 Comments »

IRIS Legal builds on Chambers Management Software success with release of IRIS MLC 3.1

IRIS Legal continues its plan to dominate the next generation of Chambers software with the release of IRIS Meridian Law Connected (MLC) 3.1.

February 13th, 2013 | No Comments »

IRIS Legal sets sights on in-house legal sector

IRIS Legal has hired experienced new business professional, Rob Carling, to develop the IRIS Law Business (ILB) customer base in the in-house sector.

February 12th, 2013 | No Comments »

Thomson Reuters to acquire Practical Law Company

Thomson Reuters today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Practical Law Company, the London-based provider of practical legal know-how and workflow tools to law firms and corporate law departments.

January 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »

Sweet and Maxwell launches first online-only encyclopedia of UK law

Sweet and Maxwell, a Thomson Reuters business and a leading provider of legal solutions, today announced the launch of the first online-only encyclopedia that aims to cover the entire law of the United Kingdom.

December 13th, 2012 | No Comments »

Second Annual TrustLaw Awards – Winners

London (3 December 2012) – Thomson Reuters Foundation has announced the winners of the second annual TrustLaw Awards, recognising the best pro bono projects undertaken jointly by lawyers with NGOs or social entrepreneurs.

December 4th, 2012 | No Comments »