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Lawyers and technology - Use 'IT' or lose it

The need for lawyers to embrace technology is an existential question for the legal sector, amid the proliferation of credible and cheaper alternative service providers.

"Uber" lawyers - also known as Axiom, Lawyers on Demand, Riverview Law etc - where lawyers are hired out for projects, are the "low-hanging fruits" scratching the surface of legal service disruption.

CHARLES Darwin, the English naturalist, said: "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change."

Darwin's wisdom also applies to the world of commerce and professions. Like biological species...

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