Rise of the Robots: Artificial intelligence and the future of law
This report on the adoption of artificial intelligence by Britain’s leading legal practices is based on groundbreaking research from The Times
What is legal AI?
From reading thousands of financial documents to predicting whether a case will be successful, technology can make lawyers’ lives easier
Spanners in the works
Although AI is making a rapid entry into the legal world, there are still many barriers to wide-scale implementation
Not the end of lawyers — yet
For now, most law firms see AI as a way of helping their staff rather than replacing them
The nuts and bolts
Applications have been developed for everything from answering a client’s questions to rating law firms based on their win/loss rate
Who are the main players?
There are too many providers to cover in detail in this report. Some of the leading companies are listed here, along with smaller startups vying to enter the British market