Tomorrow’s law today: More legal firms embracing tech than before

Any technological product or service used by lawyers in the course of their work, or which allows a person to hire a lawyer is now defined in the draft.

Malaysian courts will soon see the use of artificial intelligence, virtual courtrooms and holograms, Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum declared in his opening speech at the Legal Year conference in Putrajaya last month.

Though the judge admits that the judiciary’s goals in its journey to 2025 are lofty, real change is taking place in the country’s legal system as the lawyers, courts and tech players push the age-old profession into the digital age.

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