Fear not the lurid tales of how AI will de-skill lawyers. It will be extremely difficult for it to “de-aptitude” members of the legal profession. Our professional resilience lies in our truly human qualities.
Recognising the benefits of employing disabled people in the legal profession, and attracting talented disabled candidates is a great start, but of little use if your recruitment process is not inclusive nor accessible.
There is much readily available research about the tremendous value that having a diverse workforce brings to the legal profession. This includes drawing from a wider pool of talent and avoiding ‘groupthink’.
Sam Younger CBE has been reappointed Chair of CILEx Regulation, the independent regulator of Chartered Legal Executives, other CILEx members, CILEx Authorised Entities and non-members with Practice Rights.