Kennedys DIY Insurance litigation service now being adapted for Australia

KLAiM, Kennedys’ virtual defence lawyer that allows clients to take more control over litigation, is being rolled out internationally and also to new lines. KLAiM 4 is the latest version of its online litigation system designed to help clients use lawyers less. Using the collective knowhow of hundreds of Kennedys’ lawyers, it allows clients to deal with litigation without needing to use a lawyer. According to Kennedys, UK clients are settling in excess of 80% of their claims inside the system without the need for a lawyer at all. The web-based platform provides built-in templates and guidance notes that navigate […]

European startup creates app to enable binding contracts by video

According to the company: Lexigogo video contracts are electronic documents signed with electronic signatures and are therefore legally binding for most personal and business transactions around the world (including the United States, the European Union, Canada, Australia, Russia and India).  Lexigogo video contracts have been developed so that: A signer can uniquely be identified A signer can be uniquely linked to a signature The signers have access to their contracts at any time Effective contracts cannot be altered or tampered with More at http://www.lexigogo.com

This online court resolved 592 disputes in one month

The Civil Resolution Tribunal, or CRT, is Canada’s first online tribunal. The CRT currently resolves small claims disputes Can$5,000 and under, and strata property of any amount. On April 1, 2019, the CRT will also resolve motor vehicle accident claims Can$50,000 and under. For the month of October 2018, the CRT received 485 new disputes, very close to the average of 478 new disputes per month since April 2018. It completed a high number of disputes in October (592), resulting in a net reduction of 107 outstanding disputes. Outstanding disputes have been reduced by 226 since the end of June 2018. […]

Better email practices utilising a practice management system

Sending emails from a practice management system will help avoid one of the most common causes of a notifiable data breach. Integrating email with a practice management system also ensures that matter-related information contained in emails is stored in the best place for efficient retrieval. See how FilePro handles emails in the video below. www.filepro.com.au

Ten marketing tactics to implement now in your legal practice

Listen to Garth Brown’s ten marketing tactics. The list 1. A Client Centric Website – What to include and what works?  2. How to use Social Media – a proven method on facebook and LinkedIn 3. A Client Centric App – How to go about it and what works 4. The best way to keep in regular touch with past and current clients Bankers 5. Pricing and quoting 6. Client Testimonials  7. E books for Buyers & Sellers Guides  8. Awards – where to display and how to drive business from Awards!  9. Public Speaking – who to target 10. […]

FilePro solves document collaboration chaos

FilePro Document Review can be used to untangle your firm’s internal document collaboration processes Working on documents internally with colleagues can create a more chaotic and confusing situation a lot quicker than collaborating on documents with external parties. Internal staff usually have quicker and easier access to documents compared to a controlled sharing of a document with a client. A document can become a mess of multiple versions, or a lack of versions with changes from multiple people, until it becomes easier to scrap all the changes and start again from scratch, wasting a huge amount of time, effort and […]