AI in Legal Services

Prof John ARMOUR
Professor of Law and Finance at Oxford University and a Fellow of the  British Academy and the European Corporate Governance Institute
Augmented Lawyering
IIDS Zoom Seminar:
AI in Legal Service

Thur, 5 Nov, 2020

Afternoon Session:
17:00 to 18:15

Free Online Registration

The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19
  • AI mainly augments legal skills, rather than substitutes for them
  • AI deployment pipelines require multi disciplinary teams (MDTs)
    • Organizational form is a relevant factor in MDT establishment
    • Traditional law firm partnerships face challenge
    • Entry of “law companies”; restructuring of law firms as ABS
  • Legal human capital deployed in MDTs (non advisory work) raises issues about boundaries of legal profession