Innovating with the Innovators: Law Firms See Value of Working with Startups

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With digital technology widely predicted to be a key driver of the Canadian economy in the decades to come, it’s not surprising to see law firms jostling to attract the next generation of Canadian technology companies. In the process of attracting and serving these clients, law firms are embracing innovative changes to their service delivery models, billing practices and use of technology.

This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily, part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

From the major Bay Street players to dozens of niche boutiques, Canadian law firms are more present than ever at the hangouts, co-working spaces and conferences frequented by early-stage startups. At first glance, it’s puzzling to see the resources, including pricey sponsorships, being diverted to a sector where most nascent companies operate at a loss, have a