Commercial lawyers urged to embrace the future

14 Nov 2019

The Chancellor of the High Court has urged commercial lawyers to embrace the technologies driving modern businesses before they are left behind.
Giving the annual lecture for the Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR), Sir Geoffrey Vos, touched on the impact of climate change, big data and technological innovation on modern business.
Sir Geoffrey said modern business lawyers needs to understand the complexities of emerging technologies such as blockchain and crypto currencies, as well as artificial intelligence (AI).
“Practising commercial dispute resolution without understanding how artificial intelligence works and that it is likely to be used in ever...
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