Across the legal industry, the ‘new normal’ after COVID-19 demands a relentless focus on mobility and security as lawyers shift towards a remote way of working. The time has come for law firms to speed up technology adoption and integrate it into the practice of law.
Like all industries, law ﬁrms are susceptible to cyber-attacks. In 2016, the Panama Papers leak shocked the world and brought cybersecurity to the fore. What came to light wasn’t only how politicians and world leaders exploit secretive offshore tax regimes; but also the rather astonishing lack of basic security practices on the part of the law ﬁrm Mossack Fonseca.