- Wednesday, 5 December 2018
One way of viewing the current legal services market is that the legal profession is locked in a race to the death with non-qualified providers, tempted by the lucrative chunk of legal work that is not reserved to qualified lawyers and which forms a big part of their income.
Tags: blockchain, Lawtech, Legal AI, legal chatbots, legal tech, legal technology, Robot Lawyers
Posted in Features
- Thursday, 3 August 2017
The team behind LawBot, the legal advice chatbot created last year by Cambridge University law students, is planning a live ‘lawyer v machine’ challenge similar to the one in which IBM’s Watson won the US quiz show Jeopardy. LawBot was relaunched earlier this week and has started signing up law firms keen to secure access to leads generated by the chatbot.
Tags: legal chatbots, legal technology
Posted in Latest news, Technology
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Every solicitor knows that an undertaking is serious stuff. Arguably it is the greatest power available to a solicitor – a promise, if broken, that will lead to immediate and serious consequences for the giver.