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Professor Richard Susskind OBE

Visiting Professor

Richard Susskind OBE

Visiting Professor


Richard Susskind OBE is Chair of the Advisory Board and a Visiting Professor at the OII. He is President of the Society for Computers and Law, and Technology Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. His main research interests are legal technology, court technology, and the impact of AI on the professions. He is the author of ten books, including The End of Lawyers? (OUP, 2008), The Future of the Professions (with D Susskind, OUP, 2015), Tomorrow’s Lawyers (OUP, 2nd ed., 2017) and Online Courts and the Future of Justice (OUP, 2019). His work has been translated into more than 15 languages, and he has been invited to speak in over 50 countries. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the British Computer Society, and is an Honorary Professor at UCL and Emeritus Law Professor at Gresham College, London. In the mid-1980s, he wrote his doctorate in AI and law at Oxford University.

Research Interests


Positions at the OII

  • Visiting Professor, June 2009 -
  • Advisory Board Member, September 2002 - October 2022