The top 5 trends of future legal practice

The Law Society’s Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession (FLIP) conference saw more than 400 lawyers attend to hear local and international experts…

Recognising a new form of legal practice: limited scope services

Limited scope services can enhance access to justice and help to define the changing roles played by lawyers and clients. By MICHAEL LEGG.

Making sense of metadata

Thanks to Australian data retention laws, which came into effect late last year, many government agencies (including the RSPCA and Medicare) are likely to know…

Legal eagles join forces to hack for justice

More than 100 participants from universities, law firms and technology companies took part in the Law Society of NSW’s first hackathon, hosted in partnership with…

The future looks brighter than robot lawyers

Preparing for the future of the legal profession means looking beyond the “threat of robot lawyers”, a US legal academic told an audience of more…

Illuminating the future of law

Chrissie Lightfoot discusses how lawyers can remain relevant when robots finally do take over, and about the viability of the traditional law firm model moving…

Disrupt or be disrupted

Why is change hard?” This was the question Marina Chiovetti, the Portfolio Director of Digital Strategy and Capability in NSW Government’s Chief Digital Office, posed to…