The Changing Lawyer Report 2022
First published in 2017, The Changing Lawyer global report looks at the challenges law firms and lawyers face as well as insight and analysis into what is driving law firms and the business of law.
Informed by extensive industry insight, research, and surveys undertaken by global legal analysts, subject matter experts, journalists, and lawyers, the Changing Lawyer Report concludes that during the past 12 months, technology has begun to transform legal departments and law firms.
The European Edition – What’s Changing?
Following a year characterised by change and instability, we examine the trends reshaping the legal industry.
Law firms in Europe are starting to look outward to understand their client’s needs better. Also, they see technology as a partial solution to recruiting and retention issues in addition to its intrinsic value to the practice.
Three trends to watch
- Technology improves the client experience
- Technology is not a magic bullet for burnout due to excessive non-legal work
- Technology is one aspect of work that European lawyers look at when choosing employers