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Automated legal services cost efficient, but can leave clients vulnerable, lawyers say

Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 9:24 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The automation of legal documents seems like a straightforward solution for Canadians facing access to justice issues. However, lawyers caution clients turning to tech may be leaving themselves open to litigation as documents, such as contracts and wills, could lack important details.

Canada is no stranger to artificial intelligence (AI) based legal services, with companies such as Miralaw in Ottawa creating the divorce app Thistoo, and Montreal firm EXEO Attorneys building a virtual assistant to help people with immigration questions. Now there’s a new player on...