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KPMG predicts that by 2025, half of legal teams will not be lawyers.

22 Jan 2024 10:05 PM | Cordina (Administrator)

The use of automated solutions, chatbots, and other forms of productized legal services will increase, and these will need lawyers' support and a more multi-disciplinary workforce with different skill sets. The proportion of legal work done by paralegals, data analysts, operational experts, and other specialists in the legal function might rise to the point where legal professionals become almost a minority. 

As processes are improved and standardized, technology enables new strategies for sourcing legal services, and demands intensify to do more with less, the traditional legal function hierarchy will likely morph into a more agile and cost-effective structure.

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