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The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) invites you to attend the official launch of the Legal Technology Platform Initiative (LTPI).
Date: 19 July 2022
Time: 10am to 12.30pm
Venue: Supreme Court Auditorium, 1 Supreme Court Lane, Singapore 178879
Join us at “Conversations on Business Transformation for Law Firms” on 1 July 2022 for a time of learning and networking over good food and wine. At the event, find out how Raising The Bar, an acceleration and business transformation programme, can help law firms compete and thrive in a digital first world!
Having successfully run the Tech Start for Law and Tech-celerate for Law initiatives in the past, the Legal Industry Transformation (LIT) department of the Law Society of Singapore has gone the extra mile to promote innovation, digitalisation and best business management practices as well as forge a community of like-minded practitioners at the forefront of technology and innovation. Read more about LIT, the work that it does and upcoming initiatives by the department.
The road to digital transformation is never easy. Overcoming internal inertia, high investment costs, security concerns, obtaining firm wide buy-in, and the lack of basic IT skills may be obstacles preventing law firms from embarking on digital transformation. Hear from Dharma Sadasivan from BR Law Corporation as he shares his firm’s experiences and key lessons learnt from their digital transformation journey.
The revamped Legal Industry Transformation (formerly Legal Productivity and Innovation) Department is committed to serving the legal fraternity in 3 key areas:
3. Community Building
Stand by for new and improved initiatives coming your way this year!
As the adoption of niche technologies becomes more commonplace, there is increasing pressure to ensure the technology selected is useful and profitable. In other words, the firm has to justify the cost of innovative legal technology.
Document automation simplifies complexity by making the creation of even the most complex documents as straightforward as filling out a form. Hear from RHTLaw Asia LLP and Subra TT Law LLC on their insights and experiences of using HotDocs, a Document Automation solution, to create smart templates and how this has benefited them thus far!
The legal practice continues to evolve with law firm clients demanding change. Exceptional firms leverage legal tech innovation to thrive in times of uncertainty. In this article, find out how Lynn Ariele Soh, Director of Eng and Co. LLC and Azman Jaafar, Managing Partner of RHTLaw Asia LLP are leveraging technology to attract clients by making their firm members more effective at their jobs!
Today’s lawyer is expected to have many more skills than legal knowledge alone. So put your textbooks away, as there are many other competencies such as problem-solving skills, technology skills, communication skills, people skills, project management and time management skills that you should harness and weave into your skillset. These life skills will keep you afloat in your careers, legal or otherwise.
Advice is at the heart of every law firm’s business model, so why are law firms automating it? Law firms are driven by their clients and partners. With automation becoming more prevalent in the legal space, clients and partners are driving law firms to innovate for several reasons, including efficiency and revenue generation around the clock.
Over the past decade, automation has dramatically changed how companies do business. The legal industry is certainly no exception, with an estimated 23 per cent of a lawyer’s tasks that can be automated. This article will cover the “why, what, and how” of automating the law office.
More than seven in 10 lawyers across Europe and the U.S. say that both “coping with increased volume and complexity of information” and an “emphasis on improved productivity and efficiency” are top trends that can have impact to firms. This is why visualisation tools have become a key part of the technology agenda for innovative law firms, helping legal teams solve their most complex day-to-day challenges.
In this connected age, it is important to stand out from the crowd of thousands of lawyers by letting people know who you are as a person, lawyer and thought leader. Having a personal brand will help you to broaden your network, increase your authority and bring more business to your practice. Read on for some practical tips and ideas on how you can leverage technological tools and platforms to build your personal brand and enhance your exposure in the market.
Many lawyers tend to view legaltech as an abstract concept that is complicated to understand and tedious to implement. This article aims to debunk some myths around document automation by providing an overview of what the technology is and its benefits. Read on to find out how you can better understand and evaluate the various document automation tools in the market to find the right fit for your practice!