Bellwether 2020: COVID-19 and the Legal Industry



of independent law firms are confident they will survive the crisis

You might think lawyers would be more likely to exclaim “OMG” than insist that COVID-19 has meant Business As Usual.

But the LexisNexis 2020 Bellwether report has some surprising findings — confidence is high and work hasn’t dried up (yet).

This is a moment of opportunity for law firms. Those that don’t adapt to new technology risk being left behind.

Through extensive research, we wanted to explore what the operational response has been to new ways of working; including the impact on mental wellbeing.

We also explore what the commercial implications have been to businesses and how they plan to survive these unprecedented times.


of firms see COVID-19 as a once-in-a-generation opportunity for innovation. Is your firm keeping pace with competitors?

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