Ailira has built a platform allowing anybody to build and develop their own AI generated legal chatbots. The information page also gives you access to a video and written tutorials – try it out
The Legal Forecast and Ailira are working together to provide the technology for law students around Australia to experiment with building their own legal chatbots to solve problems in providing legal services and information around the country.
Adrian Cartland at Arbitration In a Changing World Asia Conference 2017, discussing artificial intelligence and the future of law
Adrian Cartland Writes on Law, AI & Ethics in South Australia’s Law Society Mag, The Bulletin (June 2019)
Although history remembers the winners, if that “winner” were not to exist someone else would have taken their place. A number of people developed lightbulbs,2 combustion engines,3 and powered aircraft at approximately the same time. While Google is the dominant search engine, Facebook the dominant social media platform and Uber the dominant ride sharing service, it could have equally been AltaVista, Myspace and Lyft or Biadu, Weibo and Didi.
An interview with Adrian Cartland, Principal at Cartland Law and Creator of Ailira at the CLI 2017 AI Summit.
The Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported that the people of Darwin can just about take the law into their own hands, with a new legal firm going “lawyer-free”.Cartland Law announced its launch of Ailira (Artificially Intelligent Legal Information Resource Assistant) located in Coolalinga Shopping Centre, south of Darwin.
A lawyer has launched an artificial intelligence-backed (AI) chatbot that powers what he calls the ‘Law Firm Without Lawyers’, initially aimed at consumer and tax law but shortly to be extended to domestic violence. The Australian creator, Adrian Cartland, a tax specialist who runs Cartland Law, in Adelaide, South Australia, told Legal Futuresthat he hopes to bring it to the UK.
South Australian taxation lawyer Adrian Cartland invented Ailira to fulfil everything from legal advice, to research, and now important tasks with clients. It’s been set up in the Northern Territory town of Coolalinga, and its website’s official description states: “Ailira’s advice function works like a chatbot. Ailira asks a number of questions via text (or speech) like an interview. That information is collated and can be analysed to provide advice, and also automatically generate documents.”
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These are among the ‘scenarios’ envisaged in a study on strategic workforce planning commissioned by Chancery Lane from the Institute for Employment Studies and published today. Using employment data from 2017, the report analyses how the market will need to adapt to a more deregulated environment, tougher commercial pressures and increasing adoption of technology in the years to 2027.
This certainly sets the mind thinking and rings all the relevant alarm bells liberal democracies legal systems need to watch out for.
A new Singapore robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) legal research facility was officially opened in Singapore today (5 December). The Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law (TRAIL) has been set up by the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law).
Canada’s Federation of Law Socities Follows the ABA and Introduces Model Code to include a “duty of technology competence”
Yet another must read report from Ambrogi about a lawyers duty to understand technology. This will, we suggest, be one of the major talking points of 2020 as new forms of tech like AI & blockchain slam into many completely unprepared practitioners around the world.
Here’s something to think about. “Patent Applications Naming Artificial Intelligence System as Inventor Raise Intriguing Questions”
In August 2019, a team of patent attorneys led by Ryan Abbott, a law professor at the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom, filed patent applications in various jurisdictions, including the United States, naming a sole inventor: DABUS, an artificial intelligence system developed by the physicist and computer scientist, Dr. Stephen Thaler.
The differences among these products were dramatically highlighted by a study conducted earlier this year by a group of law librarians who compared federal court results across seven legal analytics products. The products they compared were: Bloomberg Law, Docket Alarm Analytics Workbench (from Fastcase), Docket Navigator, Lex Machina, Lexis Context, Thomson Reuters Monitor Suite and Westlaw Edge.
“Caroline Goodwin QC told the Bar Council conference on Saturday that algorithmic-based decision-making was increasingly being used in the criminal justice system.”
International firm Herbert Smith Freehills has formed a specialist technology team to prepare for what it says is ‘unprecedented change’ in the way lawyers operate. Reports the UK Law Gazette..