LawTech, LegalTech and AI (Artificial Intelligence) are terms that we are hearing more and more each day, in the legal media and beyond. They describe the growing wave of technological advancements being brought into the legal workplace in order to assist the way that work that the profession does. This includes AI programs that can sort through thousands of contracts and pick out key terms, tools to help you draft more efficiently by identifying where there are missing definitions and mapping technology that helps conveyancers overlay Ordnance Survey data with information from the Land Registry.
The Junior Lawyer Division is keen to gain insight into how technology is affecting junior lawyers and how, if at all, LawTech will impact junior lawyers going forward. The JLD would therefore like to invite its members to take part in a survey to better understand their thoughts on this and how best the JLD can support them.