Artificial intelligence is here to stay in the legal profession (especially litigation), but the question is who is in charge?

Answer: we guess anyone who can order a pizza on a tablet … relief!  In that case, we’re OK after all – at least we think so …?

That is our takeaway as Richard Susskind, eminent author and Times journalist and IT advisor to the Lord Chief Justice, closed the International Bar Association’s Leadership Academy (hosted by the IBA’s Law Firm Management Committee at King’s College, London) by predicting the decline of today’s professions (including legal), and describing the people and technology that will replace them, as set out in his book: The Future of the Professions.

For more information about the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department and, indeed, our use of technology and artificial intelligence, please feel free to reach out to Paul Marmor, head of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, on or +44 207 478 9010.