If you focus only on the technology you see today and not on the partner you need for the future, there’s a risk that your solution could quickly fall out of date and become a hand-brake on your business. Focus on who you think will support you to be successful over the long term.‘Focus on relationships, not tech’ by Gene Turner on his LawHawk blog
If you are sitting around wondering what the state of adoption of legal tech is in the Japanese private practice market, then wonder no longer. The graph above is taken from epiq‘s recently published White Paper: ‘The State of Legal Departments in Japan – Part One: Legal Expenses‘.
As I think you’ll agree, use of technology in the Japanese private practice legal market still has long way to go!
But I do wonder if this might also be a reflection of the fact that there is no meaningful legal tech providers in that market; or if it is really down to the users themselves?