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Normalisation of Implanting Microchips Begins

Lawyers could have electronic chips implanted in their brain in a revolutionary step that may cut legal costs and reduce the number of solicitors needed to work on complex cases, a report from the Law Society suggests.

Proponents of neurotechnology for lawyers have argued that corporate clients will press for the chips as an efficiency measure, which could result City solicitors, who routinely charge £1,500 an hour, switching to “billable units of attention”.

A report published last week by the Law Society, which represents solicitors in England and Wales, forecast that brain implants were likely to become the “iPhone of the future” in the legal profession


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