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Almost half of the largest law firms in London are expecting to see job cuts as a result of the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, according to new research.

Between 43% and 45% of law firms surveyed by commercial property company CBRE said they believed there will be a reduction in headcount at junior and support levels due to firms’ adoption of AI, with 5% of respondents saying they expect cuts of more than 20%.

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