It appears accountancy is also seeing a huge shift in working practice. Much like the rise of the ATM in banks decades ago making a bank worker's role more specialised, the new technology we are seeing is already having a impact in the way accountants work; the last paragraph below is evidence of this. 

Law has, and will, continue to fall into line as this game changer isn't going anywhere, anytime soon. Especially when the seats of learning shift their training to suit the environment.