Richard Susskind

Professor Richard Susskind is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to international law firms, in-house counsel, and national governments. His main area of expertise is the future of legal services, with particular reference to the impact of technology. He has written numerous books, including three best-sellers: The Future of Law (Oxford, 1996), Transforming the Law (Oxford, 2000), and, most recently, The End of Lawyers? (Oxford 2008). He has also written over 100 columns as a columnist for The Times.

Richard lectures internationally and has been invited to speak in over 40 countries. Since 1998, he has been IT Advisor to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. He is Visiting Professor in Internet Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute in the University of Oxford, and Honorary Professor and Emeritus Law Professor at Gresham College in London. Richard holds a doctorate in law and computers from Balliol College, Oxford, and was awarded an OBE in the Millennium New Year's Honours List for services to IT in the Law and to the Administration of Justice.

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