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Blockchain solutions, smart contracts and jobs for lawyers

Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 8:43 AM | By Thierry Bahuch

Many tech enthusiasts postulate that blockchain will bring about the end of the intermediary, and with this, the end of the lawyer.

These enthusiasts may indeed be correct insofar as the lawyers of the distant future may not resemble anything like the lawyers of today. However, this is hardly going to be because of blockchain alone but rather because of a convergence of various sophisticated technologies which will simply automate jobs that previously required specialized labour.

Over the next decade or two, I predict that blockchain...