Legal Professionals of the Future: Their Ethos, Role and Skills
13 Pages Posted: 26 Jan 2019
Date Written: January 15, 2019
The paper examines the nature of professionalism and knowledge that underlie the legal profession and others. I argue that despite the huge effects and consequences of automation, lawyers will always have a role as counselor and trusted adviser. This is embedded in the nature of professionalism, which means lawyers' tasks and roles can't be simply decomposed into sets of tasks as put forward by Susskind.
Keywords: Lawyers, Ethos, Automation, AI, Blockchain, Profession, Professionalism
JEL Classification: L43, L44
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