Lawtech is the term the Law Society uses to describe technologies that aim to support, supplement or replace traditional methods for delivering legal services, or that improve the way the justice system operates.
Lawtech covers a wide range of tools and processes, such as:
The lawtech sector consists of law firms delivering legal services through technology, and the vendors that develop and supply technology solutions to those firms. Systems are already available that can draft documents, undertake legal research, disclose documents in litigation, perform due diligence and provide legal guidance, and resolve disputes online.
The benefits of lawtech include:
Together with the LawTech Delivery Panel, we aim to tackle impediments to, and identify catalysts for, growth. This lets us:
Half-day conference on 26 September, where expert speakers will explore major DP challenges for solicitors, identify new technology danger spots, practical advice on mitigating risk and more topics of interest.