TECHNOLOGY INTELLIGENCE

Conveyancing Services Marketing Innovation

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A new marketing campaign by Victorian conveyancing firm Goodman Group demonstrates innovation in the marketing of conveyancing services. How do legal practices differentiate their conveyancing…

Time Billing Under Review in NSW

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The President of the Law Society of NSW, Stuart Westgarth, publicly stated at the beginning of this year that he did not find general criticisms…

Strong Growth Continues in Number of Small Law Firms

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The latest Law Society of NSW statistics has revealed that the number of sole practitioner law firms in NSW has grown at between 4% -…

More Transparency and Integrity, Not More Lawyer Regulation

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On 8 July 2011, The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) published 'Watchdog bares teeth in battle to discipline dodgy lawyers' in which it was reported that…

Recruitment Consultants Offering Fee-for-Service in Place of Commissions

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If you have wanted the assistance of a recruitment consultant when hiring staff but resisted industry-standard commission arrangements, there is now a new option to…

Thomson Reuters Acquires Cleardocs

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Thomson Reuters has acquired Cleardocs Pty Ltd, an online provider of Australian legal documents: companies, trusts, SMSFs etc. Cleardocs launched in 2002 and is used…

Piper Alderman Splits Off Workers Compensation Practice

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A boutique workers compensation firm operating in the South Australian legal market will be launched. Piper Alderman’s Managing Partner, Tony Phelps, said the creation of…

Tiers in Transformation

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Last week (24/6/11) the Australian Financial Review (AFR) published its annual Australian partnership survey of 36 major law firms. The AFR reported: Of this year's…

National Solicitors’ Conduct Rules on the Way

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The Queensland Law Society (QLS) has advised that "after two years of heady discussions by the Law Council of Australia's (LCA) Professional Ethics Committee, the LCA Directors…