UTS Law Dean Professor Lesley Hitchens recently launched the Future of the Legal Profession series with Paradigm Shifts, a panel discussion of leading legal practitioners who explored the current and future business models of law firms and the impact of technology disruptions.
The panel featured;
- Nick Abrahams, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
- Sharon Cook, Managing Partner, Clients, King & Wood Mallesons
- Tony O’Malley, Australia and Asia Pacific Legal Services Leader, PwC
- Michael Williams, Partner and head of IP team, Gilbert & Tobin
The following videos were made possible thanks to the generous support of Boardroom Media.
Introduction to Future of the Legal Profession (Paradigm Shifts) Discussion (2 minutes)
What's changed in the legal profession? (4 minutes 20 seconds)
Is the traditional law firm model still working? (2 minutes 56 seconds)
WATCH: Is the traditional law firm model still working?Transcript
How is technology changing legal practice? (6 minutes 57 seconds)
What is the future of the billable hour? (3 minutes 4 seconds)
How can students & Universities prepare graduates to enter the legal profession? (6 minutes 29 seconds)
Full Discussion of the Future of the Legal Profession (Paradigm Shifts) (18 minutes 11 seconds)
The Future of the Legal Profession is an on-going series over the next several years. It will address changes occurring across all sectors of the legal profession, within the context of a rapidly changing economy and workforce. Share your suggestions of what UTS:Law should include in the series in order to deliver a program of events relevant and useful to you.
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