taLaw launches online service to connect lawyers with the most progressive chambers in Sydney

taLaw has announced the launch of its latest product to the Sydney market –BarristerSELECT. BarristerSELECT is an easy, cost and time effective online service that connects solicitors with the most progressive chambers in NSW. A world-first online service, BarristerSELECT leverages the experience and knowledge of Barrister Clerks to advise firms on the best legal representation. BarristerSELECT allows solicitors to quickly and transparently brief barristers for opinion and representation. “Solicitors can spend hours on end calling different chambers, trying to find the…

Digital partnership promotes next generation technology

GlobalX has been named the official Digital Partner of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers’ (AIC National) Electronic Conveyancing Accreditation (ECA) training program, which helps conveyancers and solicitors prepare for the arrival of electronic settlements. As part of the partnership, GlobalX will support the national industry body to provide on-going training, resources and support. GlobalX CEO Peter Maloney said the workshops provide legal practitioners and conveyancers with the skills and knowledge to perform a Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) transaction, including advice…

The client who birthed a law firm and its legal technology

In July 2017 we reported on a well-funded (US$10.5m), secretive venture whose aim was to revolutionise legal services and transform the delivery of corporate legal services. The venture was centered in San Francisco however technology revolutions tend to cross national borders very quickly. Those who were expecting ground-breaking technology probably felt an anti-climax when it was recently revealed that a new law firm had been created. The law firm, named Atrium appears to have quickly gained a following amongst the Silicon Valley startup community. The head of Atrium LTS, (LTS = Legal Technology…

Review a document in under two minutes – try it yourself

For the past four years, the team at LegalSifter has been working on technology to analyse legal documents and provide suggestions about what clauses are missing or how they should be drafted. The technology uses "sifters" to intelligently extract information and provide guidance. Its aim is not to replace lawyers but rather to empower them to achieve timely and cost effective advice to clients on their legal documents. Australian lawyer, Peter Fazio, has been an early adopter and advocate of LegalSifter’s technology.…

Reveal data patterns from court cases with the High Court Analyser from LexisNexis

LexisNexis has today launched Lexis Legal Analytics, a suite of analytics tools that allow customers to harness the power of big data analytics and uncover new or previously hidden insights, faster and better than ever before. This legal analytics platform is set to streamline hours of manual legal research work as well as provide legal professionals with a distinct competitive advantage in the form of objective data points to better inform their litigation strategy. As the first showcase module of the…

Page Seager partners with Thomson Reuters Legal to launch Page Create

Page Seager, a leading commercial law firm has partnered with Thomson Reuters Legal to leverage Thomson Reuters Contract Express software to power Page Seager’s newly-launched Page Create service. Page Create is Australia’s first publicly-available technology platform to deliver free legal documents online via Contract Express. Page Create lets businesses prepare accurate and high-quality legal documents in minutes. Users simply fill out an online questionnaire and the legal document they need is generated automatically by Page Create.  The Page Create website…

Macpherson Kelley Selects NetDocuments and Feynbrook for Modern Cloud DMS Platform

NetDocuments has reported its latest Aussie win: Macpherson Kelley has selected NetDocuments to replace its existing on-premises DMS technology for improved security, scalability, and productivity. Feynbrook, a certified NetDocuments partner, will manage the technology transition and deployment of the SaaS cloud platform. Matt Purves, Chief Information Officer at Macpherson Kelley, commented on the decision. “As a corporate and commercial law firm, the technology we use on a daily basis to service our clients across Australia and internationally, is a key…

Mills Oakley wins 2017 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

Mills Oakley’s ‘Shark Tank’-style Innovation Accelerator for legal start-ups has been selected as the winner of the 2017 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards, over finalists Proximity, Bannermans Lawyers and Legal Economy. The Mills Oakley Innovation Accelerator is the first time an Australian law firm has used a full accelerator process to identify, invest in and help commercialise promising new ideas in the legal industry. “This is a brilliant example of a law firm taking a highly creative approach to facilitate innovation across their…

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Digital partnership promotes next generation technology

GlobalX has been named the official Digital Partner of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers’ (AIC National) Electronic Conveyancing Accreditation (ECA) training program, which helps conveyancers and solicitors prepare for the arrival of electronic settlements. As […]

Review a document in under two minutes – try it yourself

For the past four years, the team at LegalSifter has been working on technology to analyse legal documents and provide suggestions about what clauses are missing or how they should be drafted. The technology uses “sifters” […]

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The client who birthed a law firm and its legal technology

In July 2017 we reported on a well-funded (US$10.5m), secretive venture whose aim was to revolutionise legal services and transform the delivery of corporate legal services. The venture was centered in San Francisco however technology revolutions tend to […]

 

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