The future of work 2025: AI, automation and the legal profession

The future of work 2025: AI, automation and the legal profession


Advances in legal tech, workflow automation and digital drafting tools are fueling discussions among legal circles.

Without a doubt, tech innovation investment is accelerating at an alarming pace, with legal tech offerings starting to shape the way lawyers work, and new innovative tools popping up the world over.

What happens if we take a step back, and look further afield? What is the future of the workplace? More importantly, how will our job roles be affected by these changes?



I'm not a robot


PWC research stated that 37% of workers were worried about the possibility of losing their jobs due to automation. The question, however, is not really whether jobs will be lost in the future, yet more how individual tasks will be affected, and how job roles will change.

The future of the workplace is one where humans and machines will work alongside one another. Some manual, and repetitive tasks from structured working environments will certainly be transitioned to machines and

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Amy leads the thought leadership and content strategy for LexisNexis UK. Her work appears in marketing campaigns, in industry press and in legal trade magazines. She is an established creative writer and researcher, with her articles appearing in national publications, such as City A.M. and Financial IT. She is also one of the writers and digital editors of LexisNexis' insights blogs including the Future of Law, and the In-house blog.