Discuss the increasing adoption of digital technologies in the provision of legal services with specific emphasis on:
a) Any ethical responsibility for lawyers to ensure competence in their use; and
b) Issues of client confidentiality arising out of their use
Word Limit: 2000 words, excluding footnotes and bibliography.
Deadline: Monday 21 November 2016, 12 p.m.
Font size: 12
Referencing: Numeric, i.e., citation by footnote; OSCOLA style recommended; see pp. 28-32 of the 2012 guide (https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/published/OSCOLA_4th_edn_Hart_2012.pdf)
Bibliography: Compulsory; un-annotated.
Word limit discretion: 10% under or over.
Structure of the coursework must include:
Introduction should not be historical but more signposting.
In the main body of the coursework there should be included 3,4 main issues and the main issues should come on the top after the introduction. Then it comes middle part – evidence. After that critical analysis and finally conclusion. Please note that for each main issue it is required to have 1) the issue on the top, 2) middle part – evidence, 3) critical analysis, 4)little conclusion.
Then at the end to summarise and having a general conclusion.
An assignment must be fully referenced (see style guide) and accompanied by a full and accurate bibliography of sources relied upon. Note that footnotes are different from the bibliographical list that you will incorporate at the end of your essay. Both are essential for an academic essay.