The Law Society has developed a resource assist the profession in managing their professional responsibilities with respect to the rapid development of generative AI and its impacts on the practice of law.

Generative Artificial Intelligence, Guidelines for Use in the Practice of Law includes definitions of the terms used in AI discussions, guidelines for evaluating the benefits and risks in the delivery of legal services and examples of how the use of Generative AI connects to the Code of Professional Conduct including such as obligations as being technologically competent, maintaining confidentiality and much more.

The legal profession can review these guidelines to assess how they may use Generative AI in a manner consistent with professional obligations set out in the Code of Professional Conduct.

If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact the Law Society for guidance.