SINGAPORE (Sept 5): Singapore must ensure that technology is used to support and enable lawyers, amid fears that artificial intelligence could impact the employability of young law school graduates hoping to get jobs in law firms.

“Technology is evolving quickly and it is really critical that the legal profession understands where tech is headed. And we need to at least keep pace with other jurisdictions,” says Minister for Law K Shanmugam at the opening of the TechLaw.Fest 2019 on Thursday.

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