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The end of lawyers? : rethinking the nature of legal services

Author: Richard E Susskind
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the effect of advances in IT upon legal practice, and analyses anticipated developments. It explores the extent to which the role of the traditional lawyer can be sustained in the face of the challenging trends in the legal market and new techniques and technologies for the delivery of services.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Susskind
ISBN: 9780199541720 0199541728
OCLC Number: 214306004
Description: xiii, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the beginning of the end? --
The path to commoditization --
Trends in technology --
Disruptive legal technologies --
The future for in-house lawyers --
Resolving and avoiding disputes --
Access to law and to justice --
Conclusion : the future of lawyers.
Other Titles: Rethinking the nature of legal services
Responsibility: Richard Susskind.

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This is an outstanding publication. Buy it. Read it. Think about it. Douglas Mill, Journal of the Law Society of Scotland

 
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WARNING! WARNING! THE END IS NIGH!

by PhillipTaylor (WorldCat user published 2009-01-19) Excellent Permalink

I’m reminded of Blair’s treacherous mission for Frank Field – “think...
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