The Legal Profession and the Rule of Law in the Digital Age
Joe Egan, President of the Law Society of England and Wales will present at Leeds Beckett University as part of Leeds Law School's Law in Practice series.
Joe will present some reflections on the drivers of change of the legal profession, how technology is changing the way legal services are provided and the skills needed for the lawyers of the future.
Admitted in 1982, Joe set up his own firm in 1986 specialising in criminal law. He became the first solicitor in Bolton to achieve the right to appear in the Crown courts when he was granted higher rights in 1995. For over 15 years Joe has been joint honorary secretary of Bolton Law Society of which he is also a past president. Since 2006 he has represented solicitors in Lancashire and Greater Manchester on the Law Society's Council.