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Interactive Chart on the Automation of Legal Work

As noted in the Tip of the Night for March 23, 2017, a McKinsey study in January 2017 found that 23 per cent of work performed by lawyers could be automated with existing technology.

An interactive chart available here can be used to display the statistics for lawyers and other legal professions.

The chart also shows that 69% of paralegal tasks could be automated, and 78% of work performed by legal secretaries.

67% of work currently done by judicial law clerks

48% by bailiffs

37% by database administrators; and

16% by court reporters.

Even 26% of the work of administrative law judges and 11% of arbitrators' jobs could be automated.

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