The worldwide trend of legal services beingĀ enhanced with technology has reached China.

Here are two separate developments:

ā€¢ China Daily has reported thatĀ the Chinese capital’s first artificial intelligence robot for legal services was put into operation in a Beijing court. TheĀ robot provides simple legal advice and guidance for litigants.

ā€¢ An online court has been established that specialisesĀ inĀ internet related disputes, “concerning areas such as online shopping disputes, copyright protection, Internet loans and domain name disputes. Legal officials believe the city of Hangzhou, which is home to tech giants such as Alibaba, is the ideal place to house such an innovation”. See video below.

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