Which language do lawyers speak in?
Hey Oc... Its called "Jargon"
EllDi: Duh! No! Ofcourse Not!
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What is Legal Design?
Legal Design or LD is a process of applying design thinking methodologies to provide user-centric legal solutions, thereby enhancing the experience of law. It is a field that brings together creative outlook and legal solutions for making any legal output effective. It is Law's own language. The purpose of this language like every other is to communicate effectively. It fosters Simplification, Efficiency, Accessibility and Cross professional inclusion in the legal field.
Why do we need Legal Deisgn?
It simplifies law by reducing the jargon and explaining the interpretation. It communicates exactly how the language will be effectuated. This simplification helps in communicating risks and liabilities of the parties in a desirable fashion. It also simplifies the law for a better understanding.
Who is a Legal Designer?
A Legal Designer is a legal professional who applies their legal knowledge to provide efficient legal services and consultation with the use of modern-day tools and techniques like design thinking, graphic designing, web designing while providing solutions to their clients.
Is Legal Design the same as Lawtech?
One is a process while another is the tool. One ideates and the other is a product of this ideation. Legal Design is a means of communication, a language of law which improves problem-solving. However, Lawtech or Legaltech is an area which refers to the innovation of technological tools which help in improving the methods of legal processing. They are employed differently with a motive to transform the traditional legal processing techniques in law.
What is the role of design thinking in LD?
Design Thinking plays an important role in Legal Design. It is one of the tools of Legal Design. Design thinking is a tool used to make a process productive by empathizing with the needs of the stakeholders. The legal field which is highly human-centric and revolves around providing customized solutions as per the needs of the client. Design thinking as a process adds value to this application and requirement of the legal field.
Who can Legal Deisgn benefit?
Legal Design explores the possibility of providing solutions to a number of stakeholders. The tools can be used in improving the quality of legal solutions for commercial, social, or economic entities and academics or policymakers (however the list is exhaustive and not limited to only these areas).
What are some of the tools Legal Designers use?