Report on the Commission of Inquiry into the
Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession
The Law Society established a commission of inquiry to:
- identify and understand the changes currently affecting the profession
- inform solicitors and to gather data for use in future policy
- place itself at the centre of change, so as to help the profession develop the leadership required to respond to the challenges ahead.
How did the commission work?
The commission of inquiry heard from:
- More than 100 individuals on eight different topics in commission sessions;
- A further 10 individuals from various sectors of the profession;
- The Law Society's Regional Presidents; and
- The Law Society's Legal Technology Committee.
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