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The Future of Legal Services

About This Course:

This micro-learning course will assist you, the modern African lawyer, in determining some of the important aspects, that potentially influence and disrupt the way in which you will be delivering legal services — today and in the future. It will further provide insights on how to challenge the status quo, and aspects which could greatly enhance your approach to providing 'high-quality' legal services that deliver real value to your clients.

The Presenter

Rian Hancock

Rian Hancock is a lawyer with over ten years’ experience. He spent seven years as a commercial litigation lawyer specialising in commercial, contractual, insolvency and insurance-related disputes.

Rian has further acted as in-house counsel in an executive role in the insurance industry before joining Integreon in 2015, where he was responsible for establishing and managing the delivery of LPO services from the Integreon delivery centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Rian has helped organisations to deliver legal services mitigating legal risk effectively and efficiently whilst enabling them to meet their overarching strategic intention. He recently joined Deloitte South Africa.

Rian’s broad legal knowledge and experience, coupled with his recent MBA, means he is often utilised as a Subject Matter Expert on a global level supporting numerous engagements focusing on legal and compliance operations.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 9 and above. See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

2. Who should take this course?

This micro-learning course is aimed at junior lawyers in Africa.

3. How long will it take me to complete the course?

Once you are enrolled in the course, you can work through the content at your own pace. Feel free to access any part of the content at any time. The entire course should take you about 20 minutes to complete, excluding the optional activities, discussions and extra readings.