How Artificial Intelligence is Impacting the Legal Sector Today

By Joel Cole

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technological innovation that has transformed various industries — and the legal sector is no exception. The European Commission has encouraged the development of AI by increasing its annual investments by 70%, leading to €1.5 billion in total investments for the period of 2018-2020. Such a move is encouraging legal firms all across Europe to adopt AI into their practices, but how exactly does the technology benefit them? With all the anxiety over AI potentially making human workers obsolete, this article will outline the benefits of AI adoption for legal firms, and how it won’t take over jobs — but instead, make them better and easier.