Personal injury lawyer Chrissie Wolfe has told lawyers that with the right skillset and creating human connections with clients, tomorrow’s lawyers will succeed.

Speaking on the second day of The Big Law Summit on the skillset of the future lawyer, the Irwin Mitchell solicitor and vlogger at Law and Broader, said people skills are “by far the most important skill”.

“Law is fundamentally a human business”, she commented. “Robots will never replace lawyers.”

Wolfe explained that the skillset required of a lawyer depends in part on the kind of lawyer in mind, which highlights how often lawyers are “generalised into a group of lawyers who are the same or very similar and how f...

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