Writing in The Herald, Shoosmiths partner Alison Gilson says that whilst the fintech boom is changing the way law firms operate, there will always be a need for skilled corporate lawyers’ ‘human touch.’ “Adopting technology-based solutions will both help our clients to save time and money and free up valuable time for colleagues to focus on more challenging tasks,” writes Ms Gilson. “I believe there will remain a need for skilled corporate lawyers to lead more complex and larger transactions, where the intrinsic value of having a trusted advisor at the helm of a deal beats the efficiency of a coded equivalent.”

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