Key Trends in the Legal Marketplace

The legal profession is on the brink of unprecedented change.

Market conditions. Access to justice. Alternative sourcing. Information technology. In-house lawyers. Legal education. All are identified by Professor Richard Susskind as sources of concern and opportunity as the Legal Futures Initiative moves from research to consultation. These, and other issues, are highlighted in this paper to encourage the legal profession to come to its own conclusions and identify its own paths ahead.