legal technology


  • Ryerson innovators set cutoff for lawyers to fix family law crisis

    Ryerson innovators set cutoff for lawyers to fix family law crisis

    Jun 21, 2019

    Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone is launching a new tool to help lawyers address the access-to-justice issues that plague the family law system.

  • Firms need data to back up their prices, say experts

    Firms need data to back up their prices, say experts

    Jun 5, 2019

    With clients expecting more price transparency, law firms need to get better at using data, experts said on Tuesday.

  • Here’s how big firms pitch new tech to partners

    Here’s how big firms pitch new tech to partners

    May 29, 2019

    It’s a mistake to focus only on junior lawyers when pushing out a new technology product, said experts at a May 28 legal innovation panel.

  • Registry to find lost wills launches

    Registry to find lost wills launches

    May 23, 2019

    A lawyer-led Toronto startup is hoping to help people find the lawyers who have their lost wills. NoticeConnect will launch the Canada Will Registry on May 27, a tool to help law firms upload and manage the wills in their vaults and help people search for them.

  • Monday, February 18, 2019

    Monday, February 18, 2019

    Feb 18, 2019


    Sampson Wins Human Rights Award

    Salyzyn President Of Legal Ethics Group

    New Partners At Fasken

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  • Wills, real estate, escrow top areas to be disrupted by blockchain

    Wills, real estate, escrow top areas to be disrupted by blockchain

    Feb 18, 2019

    Will and estates law, real estate law and escrow and holdbacks are some of the areas of law most likely to be disrupted by blockchain, according to Anna Keller, corporate legal counsel at Shopify.

  • Tech debate hits bencher election

    Tech debate hits bencher election

    Feb 11, 2019

    Lawyers say they are looking to the Law Society of Ontario for guidance on technology issues, particularly cybersecurity and access to justice. But at the same time, bar members and bencher hopefuls disagree on how far the LSO should go in creating new rules to enforce technological competency.

  • Small firm, big firm

    Feb 11, 2019

    This week, I had two separate conversations with two lawyers, one at a large, established firm in Toronto and the other at a small firm in rural Ontario.

  • Embracing change

    Jan 21, 2019

    This week, you may notice the print edition of Law Times looks a little different. We’ve launched a redesign of the newspaper, in order to enhance readability.

  • Electronic voting could help with governance

    Electronic voting could help with governance

    Jan 21, 2019

    A newly acquired ability to introduce electronic voting to condominium meetings may ease the burden of achieving quorum at meetings and help in the governance of these communities, say lawyers.

Law Times Poll


Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced that real estate lawyer Doug Downey will be Ontario’s new attorney general. Do you expect Downey to take a substantially different approach to his portfolio than his predecessor in the role?
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