legal technology

legal technology

Legal technology, also known as Legal Tech, refers to the use of technology and software to provide legal services and support the legal industry. Legal Tech companies are often startups founded with the purpose of disrupting the traditionally conservative legal market.

Different approaches and technologies have been used for legal tasks. Traditional software architecture and web technologies have been used for tasks like providing access to case law. Machine learning approaches have been used to help find documents for due diligence or discovery.  Work on making contracts easier to use involves aspects of user experience design.