TECHNOLOGY INTELLIGENCE

The Merger of Two Leading Contract Lawyer Firms

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from the official announcement Advent Lawyers and Balance Legal to merge to form Australasia’s largest and fastest growing innovative legal services business 15 May  2012.…

Housing Market Update

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Build Phase to Commence for Australia’s E-Conveyancing Platform

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NECDL – the company established in January 2010 to develop a national electronic conveyancing platform for Australia – has announced a commencement of the build…

Commonwealth Budget ignores legal assistance sector

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The Law Council of Australia has expressed disappointment at the Commonwealth Government’s failure to do more in this year’s Budget to improve access to legal…

Personal Injury Advertising is Banned in NSW but News is Not

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On the one hand the Legal Services Commissioner is chasing down lawyers. On the other hand cash registers are ringing with new client enquiries as…

With Lower Interest Rates, Will Conveyancing Activity Now Increase?

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In Australia, during 2010, home sales volumes decreased by 18% compared to 2009. That was a bad year. Sales volumes were lower in 2010 than…

Businesses for Sale Activity – A Positive Signal

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Since May 2011, members of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers have been surveyed each week about the state of the businesses for sale market.…

Allens Arthur Robinson Announces Alliance with Linklaters

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Also - article in The Australian

Discipline of South Australian Legal Practitioners Takes a “Novel” and Serious Turn

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A draft Bill has been tabled in the South Australian Parliament for comment, which if adopted, will: - abolish the Legal Practitioners Conduct Board -…

This is How the Securities Market Views a Publicly Listed Law Firm

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click image below to access PDF (Slater & Gordon analysis)