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LawBot team plans ‘lawyer v machine’ case prediction challenge

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.

August 3rd, 2017 | No Comments »

Major law firm adopts Watson-based AI research tool

ROSS Intelligence, the artificial intelligence legal research technology built on IBM’s Watson cognitive computer, has announced its first commercial partnership with one of the largest law firms in the US.

May 10th, 2016 | No Comments »

Consultancy chief challenges Susskind over impact of technology

Professor Richard Susskind, IT adviser to the Lord Chief Justice, has warned lawyers that they have a “window of opportunity” before technological changes in the 2020s transform the way they work.

February 25th, 2015 | No Comments »

Watson-based app heralds ordinary speech legal searches

Would-be lawyers have designed an app that they claim is the first “artificially intelligent attorney”, able to conduct legal searches in answer to natural language queries, based on IBM’s cognitive computer, Watson.

February 17th, 2015 | No Comments »