Four out of ten in legal profession could lose jobs to tech

The research was by Lextech, a subsidiary of Leman Solicitors, which has ten staff and was launched last week in Dublin

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
31st March, 2019
Larry Fenelon, co-founder of Lextech

Up to 40 per cent of all jobs in the legal profession could be made obsolete by technology, according to research by Lextech.

The business, which is a subsidiary of Leman Solicitors, has ten staff and was launched last week in Dublin. It converts paper-based data into digital documents and develops legal technology to help businesses reduce risk.

“Inefficiencies have thrived over the years; it’s ripe for evolution. We’ve seen it happen with the discovery process...

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