Monday, February 10, 2014

Richard Susskind - Tomorrow's Lawyers and his 2014 Predictions

Professor Richard Susskind OBE is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to major professional firms and to national governments. His main area of expertise is the future of professional service and, in particular, the way in which the IT and the Internet are changing the work of lawyers.

In his latest book "Tomorrow's Lawyers:..." , he claims that legal institutions and lawyers are poised to change more radically over the next two decades than they have over the last two centuries.

Luman Legal spoke with Susskind recently about his book, to get his take on what the near future holds for the legal services marketplace in the U.S. You can find his predictions at Richard Susskind Shares His 2014 Predictions

Samples of what you will find:

1.  The power of efficiency and collaboration in the legal marketplace.
2.  The disruption that technology will cause and some of the “disruptive legal technologies.
3.  Liberalization is a part of this formula of working differently.

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