18th March - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Technological developments inspire lawyers to think differently about the future, says Law Society president. The president of the Law Society has stated that artificial intelligence (AI) will not make the solicitor profession redundant, despite predictions that robot lawyers will dominate the legal services market in the decades to come.The advertising watchdog has banned two online ads for bank refund claims which made unsubstantiated promises about compensation. The Advertising Standards Authority today upheld complaints about two separate claims firms following challenges from the Lloyds Banking Group. One ruling concerned the website, which promoted a PPI service and included a box on its site headed ‘The PPI facts’. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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