About the Blog

This blog plays a vital role in our Legal Futures Initiative, providing a venue for posts from our education and training, ethics and regulatory issues and business structures and innovation teams, as well as from thought leaders commenting on the issues raised and progress to date. As well, it provides an opportunity for discussion by stakeholders on those issues. Come back regularly for updates and to join the conversation.

Question 3: How can legal services be changed to increase access to justice?

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CBA Futures | June 18, 2013 | Comments

What Have You Done for the Client Lately?

Save the cheerleader, save the world. That was the tagline for the popular first season of the TV show Heroes several years ago – the cheerleader was the key to the mystery.

Fred Headon | June 3, 2013 | Comments

The more-for-less challenge

In a paper prepared for the research phase of the CBA’s Legal Futures Initiative, noted expert Richard Susskind explains that many general counsel say they’ve been told to reduce their legal budgets by 30 to 50 per cent, while at the same time they have more legal and compliance work to do.

CBA Futures | June 3, 2013 | Comments