According to the data offered by the report by Aranzadi LA LEY Break the limits 2023 (The legal in – novation report), 32% of the firms surveyed confirm that they do not have any type of digital presence, while 26% have a web page with content updated every week and a profile on two or more social networks, In addition, the firm’s lawyers actively participate in social networks.
According to the study, another 32% of firms maintain a website that is only sporadically updated, and a testimonial presence of the firm or its professionals on social networks. Finally, 10% have a website that has not been updated for more than three months, and they do not maintain active profiles on social networks either.
Incentives to change the way the firm works
When inquiring about the incentives to change the firm’s way of working, 41.5% of the professionals consulted highlight the fact that in their offices there is no culture of contributing ideas for improvement. The same percentage affirm that ideas for improvement are rewarded and encouraged, although informally and without a defined process for it.
Some more advanced firms have established a procedure to request, assess and implement improvement ideas provided by any professional (12%). Only in very few cases (5%), part of the variable remuneration of lawyers from some firms is linked to objectives related to innovation, the transformation of the firm or the improvement in the contribution of value to the client.
The thermometer of the evolution of digital transformation in the legal sector in Spain
These are just some of the conclusions that legal professionals can find in the Report Aranzadi THE LAW Break the limits 2023 Its objective is to be the thermometer that measures the evolution of digital transformation in the legal sector in Spain. It aims to provide data on the impact of technology, the most important changes that are taking place in the legal field, the barriers that slow down evolution, as well as a vision of the opportunities and challenges. To prepare it, the opinion of more than 300 professionals in the sector has been requested, both from law firms, legal consultancies and public administration, as well as 15 experts and personalities of different profiles.