PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

Sprintlaw secures $1.2 million in capital raise

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Tech-powered legal startup, Sprintlaw, has announced that it has secured $1.2 million in its first equity capital raise. Funding came from a collection of strategic…

Lawyers to warn clients of risks of crowdfunding

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Lawyers have been warned to be aware of the risks of crowdfunding and the professional and ethical issues they need to consider when navigating this…

What’s high leverage in a law firm?

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A common measure of leverage in a law firm is the number of employee fee earners per partner. The higher the number the higher the…

What stops a legal adviser from being a legalpreneur?

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There are elements of lawyers' training that can inhibit innovation, but Samy Mansour, a partner at Clayton Utz, says there are ways around them. ?

How much is a 400-person law firm worth as a business?

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By Peter Frankl. We now have the answer to this question as a result of publicly listed law firm DWF acquiring 400-person law firm Rousaud…

Debtors collections solved for law firms using LexisNexis Affinity

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LexisNexis Affinity users can now integrate their practice management system with FeeSynergy's automated debtors collection software, FeeSynergy Collect. Collecting debtors is one of the least-liked…

Most optimistic home price gains in 2020 for Queensland

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A positive prediction for conveyancing in 2020 Westpac analysis predicts continued price growth for properties across Australia. As long as prices are not falling, sales…

Firms growing through mergers and acquisitions

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GTC Lawyers acquires Armstrong Legal One of Australia's largest consumer law firms, Armstrong Legal has been acquired by GTC Lawyers. GTC Lawyers also trades as…

Queensland CTP claims farming stopped with new legislation

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What can a government do when there are too many claims in a CTP scheme? One thing it can do is to shut down promotion…

Lawyers to offer migration services independently of the regulatory framework for migration agents

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Removal of expensive and inefficient regulation of migration lawyers will improve access to justice by reducing costs for consumers and allow more lawyers to provide…