Prof. Richard Susskind

Pioneer in the Field of Information Technology and Law

Professor Richard Susskind OBE KC (Hon) is the world's most cited author on the future of legal services. He is President of the Society for Computers and Law and, from 1998 to 2023, he served as Technology Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. His main area of expertise is the future of professional service and, in particular, the way that AI and other technologies are changing the work of lawyers.

"A world-renowned independent adviser to major professional firms and national governments"

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  • The Future of Legal Services
  • Technology and the Law
  • Artificial Intelligence in Professional Services
  • Digital Transformation in Legal Practices
  • The Role of Lawyers in a Changing World
  • Innovation in Professional Services


He presents in English.

How he presents

Richard Susskind's conferences offer a blend of visionary insights and practical advice, aimed at preparing professionals for the evolving landscape of their industries.

Books & Media

  • Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to your Future
  • The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts
  • Online Courts and the Future of Justice
  • The End of Lawyers?: Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services

In Detail

With a focus on the future of professional services, particularly legal services, Richard has been at the forefront of discussions on how technology is transforming the way we work and how professionals will need to adapt to these changes. He has served as an advisor to various governments and international organisations, sharing his insights on the evolution of the legal industry and other professions in the face of technological advancements. Richard's work emphasises the importance of innovation and the impact of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning on traditional professional practices.


Richard Susskind offers a wide range of insights and expertise during his conferences, focusing on the intersection of technology and professional services, particularly in the legal sector.



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