Former ACC President Fred Krebs takes a look at a new book, Tomorrow’s Lawyers by Richard Susskind, that should be of interest to all in-house counsel:
While in London, England, last week, I had the privilege of attending a party to celebrate the launch of Tomorrow’s Lawyers, the fascinating new book by Richard Susskind. I fully anticipate this book — like its predecessor The End of Lawyers? — will stimulate much debate in the legal community. David Allgood, executive vice president and general counsel of the Royal Bank of Canada, calls it, “A must-read for anyone interested in the future of legal services.” I found it especially valuable as I work on a research project for the Association of Corporate Counsel to identify skill sets for the GC of the future.
[Read: Tomorrow’s in-house lawyers at Canadian Lawyer Magazine.]