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“The Robo Age” A Review of 30 the new Technological Advances and how they will impact upon our industry

Keith Kirkwood

This paper looks at some of the advances in the use of technology over recent years including the use of supercomputers. It will review the latest advances in scheduling/ programming construction projects and the interconnection with BIM, It will assess some of the sampling techniques used for the assessment of the value of change along electronic disclosure, the management of electronically stored information, the growth in Technological Assisted Review techniques and the growth of On Line Dispute Resolution including the advances in Predictive Coding Tools. Will these advances lead to electronic dispute resolution without tribunals? Can computers calculate the winners of trials based on a database of information about the tribunal and the attorneys? What then is the future for the legal profession?