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Archive for February 20th, 2020


A Look at NewLaw from an International Perspective

In the forthcoming article Towards the Uberisation of Legal Practice, Margaret Thornton examines the gig economy model as it applies to NewLaw. Like Uber and Airbnb, the legal profession is beginning to embrace digitally driven flexible work arrangements that have the potential to offer cheaper legal services to clients. Thornton surveys lawyers in Australia and England working in NewLaw to uncover the benefits and downsides of this new work structure.

See Margaret Thornton, Towards the Uberisation of Legal Practice 1 Law, Technology and Humans 46 (Forthcoming 2019). You can download the fulltext of the article from SSRN.