Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future

Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future

by Richard Susskind

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ISBN-13: 9780198796633
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/25/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 474,758
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Richard Susskind, OBE FRSE DPhil LLB FBCS; Honorary Professor, UCL Law School; Emeritus Law Professor, Gresham College; Law Professor, University of Strathclyde; Chair of Advisory Board and Visiting Professor, Oxford Internet Institute; IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales; President of the Society for Computers and Law

Richard Susskind OBE is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to international professional firms and national governments. He is President of the Society for Computers and Law IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice. He holds professorships at Oxford University, UCL, Strathclyde University, and Gresham College. His work has been translated into more than 10 languages, and he has been invited to speak in over 40 countries.

Table of Contents

PART 1: RADICAL CHANGES IN THE LEGAL MARKET
1. Three drivers of change
2. Strategies for success
3. Commoditizing the law
4. Working differently
5. Disruptive legal technologies
PART TWO: THE NEW LANDSCAPE
6. The future for law firms
7. The role for in-house lawyers
8. The timing of the changes
9. Access to justice and online legal services
10. Judges, IT, and virtual courts
11. Online dispute resolution
12. 'The Future of Law' revisited
PART THREE: PROSPECTS FOR NEW LAWYERS
13. New jobs for lawyers
14. Who will employ young lawyers
15. Training lawyers for what?
16. Replacing the old training ground
17. Questions to ask employers
18. Artificial intelligence and the long term

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