Published February 10, 2024 | Version v1
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MANAGING LEGAL RISKS IN REMOTE LEGAL SERVICE DELIVERY

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The article analyzes key legal risks arising in remote legal services, including threats to client data confidentiality, reduced quality of legal advice, fraud risks and increased professional liability for lawyers. It examines the relevance of this issue given the growing demand for remote legal services and lack of adequate regulation in this sphere. Specific ways to minimize the identified risks are proposed, including using secure communication channels, developing clear remote working rules, enhancing lawyer qualifications, insuring risks, implementing ratings and transparency. Overall, a proactive approach is needed to tap the benefits of remote legal services while managing confidentiality, quality, fraud and liability hazards through appropriate policies, procedures and technology use.

Keywords:

remote legal services, legal risks, data confidentiality, quality of legal advice, cybersecurity, professional liability, fraud, legal regulation, risk insurance, ratings and transparency

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