We returned to the pros and cons of legal technology in the June/July issue, as the industry continues to wrestle with the critical balance between automation and personal legal provision.

We returned to the pros and cons of legal technology in the June/July issue, as the industry continues to wrestle with the critical balance between automation and personal legal provision.

There is no doubt that for many individuals legal services are not only financially out of reach but also conceptually distant. Research shows that the public are, on the whole, far more likely to google their legal concerns than consult a professional.

This is partly because they fear the high fees that they anticipate are attached to legal advice but also because they don’t know where to turn, how to select a trustworthy professional and how to ...

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