03 Jul The Legal Talent and the Lawyer of the Future
Less confident than not, the career path of individuals coming into the legal profession is not known, but it is quite sure that tomorrow legal industry will be different from that of today. Smart and brilliant professionals and clients consider disruptions as standard and will continue to demand innovation even if the old guys seems unmotivated to flow with the trend. A paramount question remains, in what ways can firm motivate and support the new generation lawyers?
What early-career professionals’ care seems different from the current leadership. How can today’s lawyer innovate? Those with secured jobs are also concerned about the chances of losing their job because of innovation. There is a lacunar in skills among individual employees and even with those at the management level. Graduates from the law will have to equip themselves with new sets of skills to match the needs of today. Skills and tools which have increasing importance and are considered essential. These skills include the ability to collaborate with other professionals from other disciplines; business and financial; legal project management acumen; data analytics, technology literacy and data analytics. As a community, the focus of the future includes designing tools and operations which enhance high performance, assisting in achieving strategic business objectives. Disruptive technologies that allow legal professional lives better and discharge their services and horn the above mentioned skills appropriately are what is envisaged.