It is common sense for businesses to look at where they are overspending and consider money-saving alternatives. One possible solution is automation, which can use technology to reduce staffing costs. This can be scary for those in at-risk jobs but it can be good for business. Automation is not all about robots taking over the workplace, but that’s not entirely science fiction either.
The digital revolution is affecting almost every industry, but the legal sector has been slow to change. Modernisation of other services affects client expectations of all industries, including the legal sector.
Despite often dealing with complex cases and sensitive information, the industry still needs to evolve. In an age when you can buy your house online, it would be illogical not to be able to deal with a solicitor this way too. More legal firms are now adopting digital approaches, but there are still many more opportunities for the industry.