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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

"We have lift off" Procurement Manual Launch

We were delighted to launch Burness Paull's procurement manuals on Tuesday at a seminar which proved so popular, it was standing room only. Such a level of attendance, and the number of pertinent questions at the event, demonstrates the high level of interest there is about the procurement regime in Scotland.

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Artificial Intelligence Or Intelligent Artificiality?

It’s well known that we in the tech sector love our acronyms.  We also like re-badging stuff.  What was once ASP (application service provision) morphed into SaaS (software as a service) and then became part of the cloud computing eco-system.

And so it is at the moment with AI (artificial intelligence).  There have been a number of pronouncements recently, particularly from private practice firms, about their adoption of AI.  But is the truth more weighted towards the “artificial” than the “intelligence”?

That well-known convenient one-stop-shop of truth,

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Lawyers Must Turn Awareness Of Changing Technology Into Action

Callum Sinclair, Head of Technology

A mere six weeks after joining my new firm, Burness Paull, a colleague was faced with a near impossible task: to make the audience at the TEDx Glasgow Conference in Glasgow feel sorry for lawyers.

We live in incredibly interesting times. Most people now accept that we are living through a fourth revolution: a digital revolution. I’ve heard it said, and I agree, that the pace of change in technology has never been so fast, and will never be as slow again.

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