Technology has driven the change of new avenues for lawyers. Unprecedented, lawyers are now faced with tasks of admitting digital evidence into the courts and challenging them. For the corporate lawyers, technology presents a new landscape of compliance, governance, security and regulation. Whilst we see new methods of arguments, novel points being raised, amendments to laws and regulations, technologies such as the Blockchain, the Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence are streaming its impact and shaping the way we practice and communicate.
What will the future of the legal profession be like? Is there a need for lawyers to learn about technology? Will everything be about technology or will it just be merely an enabler? How will technology shape the legal profession? Will the machines take over?
TechTalk is initiated by Bar Council IT, Innovation and Future in Technology Committee (FIT).
Ravin Vello is an Advocate & Solicitor in Malaysia who practices mainly in the area of Technology. He has covered cases involving issues on Internet Defamation; Identity Theft; Distributed Denial of Service Litigation and Software Systems Failure Disputes; Theft of Confidential Information; Theft of Financial Information; Theft of Source Codes; Cybercrimes; Copyright Infringement Involving Technology; Admissibility of Digital Evidence; Challenging Digital Forensic Experts; Court Appointed Digital Forensic Expert Applications, Mobile Device Forensics; Executing and Challenging Anton Piller Applications on Information Systems etc.
Apart from litigation, Ravin also covers issues on development platforms involving Blockchain Analysis and Tracking Bitcoin; Internet Of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics. Currently, his latest engagement involves the area Regulation Technology. He sits on the IT, Innovation and Future in Technology of the Bar Council.
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