4 legal trends to watch for 2020 - Dana Denis-Smith, CEO at Obelisk Support

4 legal trends to watch for 2020 - Dana Denis-Smith, CEO at Obelisk Support

As we begin 2020, Dana Denis-Smith, CEO at Obelisk Support, looks at future trends of the legal profession.

As we head into a shiny new decade, my thoughts turn to what the next ten years may hold for the legal industry. As Obelisk Support identified earlier in 2019 in the report, Back to the Future: Reshaping Law Firm Culture, established law firms are facing a perfect storm of pressures from competitors, alongside demands from clients and next-generation employees, pushing them towards faster-paced innovation in areas such as technology, working environment and diversity.
 

Click to read Dana's views around diversity, freelance lawyers, AI and big data trends for the coming decade of 'risk and reinvention':

Welcome to the 2020’s – a decade of risk and reinvention

 

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Amy is an established writer and researcher, having contributed to publications, such as The Law Society, LPM, City A.M. and Financial IT. Her role at LexisNexis UK involved leading content and thought leadership, as well as writing research reports, including "The Bellwether Report 2020, Covid-19: The next chapter" and "Are medium-sized firms the change-makers in legal?"