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Residential tenancy agreements to be executed as digital smart contracts

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The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is aiming to deliver the world’s first fully digitised residential tenancy agreements. REIQ plans to make residential tenancy…

Five year old contract management company raises US$50 million

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Ironclad, the company founded in 2014 has raised US$50 million in Series C Financing. On 2 August 2017 the company raised US$8 million. At the time…

PEXA Key mitigates million-dollar email phishing crisis impacting Australia’s $7T property industry

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Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) is tackling cyber-crime head-on with the launch of its new app – PEXA Key – which provides a safe channel for…

No Turning Back for In-House Legal

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By Peter Frankl. In-house lawyers from the largest and most influential organisations wanted to be part of the Legal Operations revolution. The rhetoric was irresistible…

Why professional development can help your firm go in new directions

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By InfoTrack As you delve deeper into your career, it can be hard to take time to attend conferences or training to further yourself and…

US$250 million for Clio to develop next generation legal tech company

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Clio, the Canada-headquartered cloud practice management software company, has raised US$250 million in a Series D funding round from TCV and JMI Equity. The company has…

Smokeball ‘Communicate’ – Secure File Sharing and Messaging

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Smokeball has launched a new app called Communicate. Its aim is to securely connect lawyers and conveyancers with their clients. According to Smokeball, "email is…

So you thought small firm lawyers couldn’t earn $1,000 per hour?

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A survey of lawyers’ fixed fees conducted earlier this year has uncovered lawyers earning more than $1,000.00 per hour for work done on a fixed-fee…

Global law firm boosts alternative legal services with key hire in Australia

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Ashurst Advance comprises over 100 legal analysts, legal technologists, legal project managers and eDiscovery professionals working across the firm's offices in the UK, Australia and…

Hackers pick opportunities, not victims

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By InfoTrack's cyber-security team Last year, Dani Venn, Masterchef finalist, fell victim to cybercrime when $250,000 were stolen from her family. She says the most…