Future Worlds 2050: images of the future worlds facing the legal profession 2020-2030

What will be the key trends shaping the world in this coming decade? How will this future world impact and change the legal profession? As a solicitor or partner in a law firm, how could you prepare for this future?

Our Future Worlds 2050 project was set up to explore changes and uncertainties in the legal profession in England and Wales over the next 30 years, through the lens of global trade and competition.

This first report focuses on the emerging themes that look likely to dominate and affect the law, the legal profession and society in 2020 to 2030.

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Geopolitical dynamics

AI and emerging technologies

Data, ethics and trust

Our changing environment

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