This is a great article from Mark Brandon about the need for disruption rather than innovation in the law.

One of the interesting things for me is that the practical need for creativity / innovation / disruption typically comes from two areas: first, where problems or crises mean that you can't proceed with the old ways and have to have a new idea; and second, where there's no pressing need, but a new idea offers advantage and benefit.

It seems to me there are two issues facing law firms in this area: one, do they recognise the need to change; and two, even if they do recognise the need, do they have the skills necessary to deliver the creativity / innovation / disruption required. For too many firms, the answer to both is "no"...

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