Law Society blog - technology
Here are all the posts tagged with "technology".
24 September 2019
LLM student Sachin Nair, specialising in competition law, discusses the relationship between competition law and the emergence of Big Tech, and how this has led to a “revival” of this area of law in terms of its underlying policy goals.
17 June 2019
William McSweeney is the Law Society’s technology and law policy adviser, working on the impact of key emerging technologies on the law.
04 June 2019
Christina Blacklaws is the president of the Law Society and chairs the Technology & Law Commission alongside co-commissioners Professor Sofia Olhede and Professor Sylvie Delacroix.
14 March 2019
The recent surge in machine learning popularity, largely driven by the success of deep learning since around 2010, has provided much excitement around the possible applications for law firms, explains Rafie, CEO and Co-founder of Genie AI, a machine learning startup.
12 December 2018
When, if at all, might computers replace humans and in what capacities? And how can we grasp the reach and depth of the transformations that are already well underway?
17 October 2018
Algorithms and data are increasingly influencing the justice system. Professor Sofia Olhede and Dr Patrick Wolf explain the basics all lawyers should understand.
13 June 2018
The traditionally cautious legal sector was a relatively late adopter of technology, but this is changing.
18 October 2017
On Saturday 22 May 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida, Laszlo Hanyecz made a revolutionary transaction: he bought two Domino's pizzas for the equivalent of $41. This was the first ever purchase made using the digital currency Bitcoin.
27 June 2017
AI has the potential to augment our ability to deliver affordable, quality, professional services. Does it also have the potential to leave you out of a job? An AI could make legal decisions, but what about ethical decisions?
02 February 2017
The Panama Papers leak exposed the most common weakest link in law firms' cybersecurity: its people. Mark Leiser looks at what firms can learn from the scandal.
23 June 2016
Jonathan Smithers explains how artificial intelligence has permeated our lives and considers the consequences for the legal profession.
03 June 2016
LHS Solicitors discuss the growth of AI and the impact it will have on the legal profession.