PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

NSW: Instead of stamp duty, home buyers could opt to pay an annual property tax

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The NSW State Budget, which is facing a $16 billion deficit this financial year, flags a possible major reform, which could see home buyers given…

CLOC Expands Membership to Include Entire Legal Ecosystem

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The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) has announced their plans to restructure and expand their membership model to include the entire legal ecosystem. Designed to…

Best news for conveyancers – property values on the rise again

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According to CoreLogic research, dwelling values nationwide increased by 0.4% during October 2020, ending a five month downtrend. Every capital city except for Melbourne posted…

Crawford & Company acquires HBA Group

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Australian legal enterprise becomes part of Crawford Legal Services Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B), the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims…

Legal matter pricing and budgeting processes are flawed for the majority of law firms

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Research shows law firms lack vital visibility into matter budgeting and profitability The latest legal pricing and profitability research, released today from BigHand, has revealed…

A solicitor who made $100 million

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From UK's Legalfutures: A solicitor who left private practice to set up an employment law, HR and health & safety business 16 years ago sold…

How to take real steps towards battling cyber security threats

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by InfoTrack Unfortunately, incidents of cyber-crime are on the rise and all businesses and individuals face the challenge of understanding what is a risk and…

PEXA data reveals property market trends

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PEXA Property and Mortgage Insights report has been published covering the year to September 2020. PEXA is “helping 20,000 families a week settle safely on…

Sharp bounce-back in demand for employed solicitors

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Just four months ago in June 2020, the demand for employed lawyers - as measured by number of job advertisements - was down 66% compared…

Predicting what kind of services clients will require from law firms – Baker McKenzie and SparkBeyond

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Baker McKenzie and SparkBeyond have announced a market-first collaboration to apply SparkBeyond's technology "to disrupt the legal industry and reimagine what legal services might look…