A dying art?

Are litigators heading for extinction with the rise of technology assisted review, asks Caroline Field. Richard and Daniel Susskind’s new book The Future of the Professions: How technology will transform the work of human experts (2015, Oxford University Press) is a thought-provoking instalment of their work to educate us on what the future may have…

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Blind allocation will not promote diversity, by Ronnie Fox

Published in The Brief of The Times The blind allocation of work scheme recently piloted by prominent large City of London law firms has garnered much attention, but it is seriously flawed. The process removes from partners the task of doling out work to associates. Instead that becomes the responsibility of an outside consultant or…

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