UK law firms are increasingly embracing AI, with over a quarter already utilizing some form of AI and nearly half actively exploring its integration. AI’s appeal lies in its potential to enhance efficiency, particularly in contract writing, accessing case law, and reviewing precedents. However, concerns about risks associated with AI integration exist among one-third of UK law firms, including potential errors in decision-making and security implications. A measured approach involves strategically selecting AI functionalities that address these concerns, such as automated document production and management systems. Firms can mitigate risks by customizing AI prompts and collaborating with legal-centric software providers to ensure security and compliance standards are met. Embracing AI with prudence allows law firms to navigate the evolving legal landscape with confidence and efficiency.