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Legal innovators: Technology trends for law firms in 2015

Tech-savvy lawyers are key to law firms' survival, says Manju Manglani. She reveals the results of Managing Partner's annual legal technology survey

12 February 2015

The most successful law firms of the future will have lawyers who embrace new technologies, Managing Partner's comprehensive market research has found.

Almost all respondents agreed that technology will change how law firms operate in the next three to five years.

The key to success will be "how lawyers engage with the effective application of technology," as the head of IT at an international law firm noted.

Added the managing partner of a mid-sized Italian law firm: "Technology will definitively change the way to operate a legal firm. This will have a big impact on internal processes, creating efficiencies
and decreasing costs, and on inventing
new tools to collaborate more efficiently with clients."

Managing Partner's second annual legal technology survey was conducted in December 2014 and received 144 responses. Respondents were almost evenly split between local, region...

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