One of the core functions of blockchain is doing away with the need for intermediaries. This, along with the evolution of smart contracts, has led to speculation that there will be no need for lawyers in peer-to-peer transactions. It's almost inevitable that converging blockchain and law will, in some cases, mean that the role of lawyers as intermediaries will be reduced. However, there are also plenty of examples where lawyers themselves can make use of blockchain. Here, we look at various examples of how blockchain can apply to the legal profession.