Are Firms More Prepared to Use Legal Tech in 2022?

28
Oct,2021

The legal sector, which had been reluctant to large-scale digital adoption for years, has changed a lot after the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Law firms and corporate legal departments had no other choice than to adapt to the remote working strategies trending across the globe. Today, they are increasingly moving toward legal technology primarily to automate several legal processes, mainly the repetitive and time-consuming legal back-office functions, aiming to improve efficiency, performance, productivity, and reduce costs. According to a report by Gartner, by 2024, legal departments will automate almost 50% of legal labor used for critical business [...]

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How Can Law Firms Optimize Remote Work?

13
Sep,2021
Law Firms Optimize Remote Work

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak, businesses across several industries have embraced remote working, and legal is not an exception. Today, law firms are working remotely, transforming how they operate. Legal professionals are collaborating with their colleagues from home, court, or client offices by utilizing various hardware and software tools that are rapidly becoming omnipresent. On the other hand, to leverage remote work settings while saving costs, many law firms are turning to virtual paralegal solutions and external firms that provide legal support services remotely. However, amid this race for building flexible capabilities to work remotely, law firm administration [...]

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Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 Disruption on The Legal Industry

16
Jul,2021
Legal Industry

 The COVID-19 outbreak has brought a drastic change in the working patterns of law firms and legal departments. Embracing remote work, legal back-office services, and other techniques is now becoming prevalent in the legal arena. Still, firms must stay vigilant amid the current crisis as the pandemic can cause lasting damages to the way legal professionals operate.    For example, the work-life balance may further disintegrate in the long-term due to the COVID-19 pandemic as seasoned attorneys who have been around for a lengthy time recount that the work-life balance has already been a concern in the legal profession for a [...]

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Must-Read E-Discovery Trends & Insights for Lawyers & Law Firms

21
May,2021
Insights in E-Discovery

The COVID-19 virus last year had brought along change and disruption, which was a lesson for everyone in many ways. Legal professionals, too, had learned to meet unique challenges and adapt to new circumstances. During and in the aftermath of the global pandemic, the legal sector realized a need for technology to execute several business continuity plans and strategies—for instance, the big shift to remote working.   According to a Clio survey, 83% of legal professionals (in 2020) viewed cloud technology as necessary for the survival of their law firms. While 76% said working virtually can help streamline workflows and [...]

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Experts’ Tips on Efficiently Reading & Summarising Legal Cases

25
Mar,2021
Experts’ Tips on Efficiently Reading & Summarizing Legal Cases

The practice of law revolves around determining how courts have previously considered a situation similar to your case, how they applied the law and ruled upon it. In any law practice, lawyers and law clerks need to read and summarize cases. These summaries help lawyers determine appropriate strategies, identify precedent, and point out potential weaknesses. Many times, especially when the caseload increases, many lawyers take help from legal research services to ease their workload and focus on other essential tasks. However, while each legal professional will have their own method for understanding cases, here are some experts’ opinions about reading [...]

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