The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Arbitration: The Fine Line Between Fiction and Reality

Artificial Intelligence (AI) follows the logic that if all attributes of learning and intelligence is accurately traced in-depth, it can be simulated through a computer program. In other words, ‘what holds good for Human Intelligence, also applies to AI. AI is increasingly being used for in the legal industry for various tasks, including practice management, conflicts management, contract review and due diligence, legal assistance, e-discovery review, and outcome prediction (e.g., Motions). This blog discusses the use of AI in arbitration (and, legalities thereof), and fear of this so-called ‘disruptive technology’ vis-à-vis resilience of arbitration as against AI.