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12 Jul 2018
LawPath confirms $1.8m investment
Australian legal technology start-up LawPath has finalised a $1.8 million investment round, led by US brand LegalZoom. Write comment (0 Comme...
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6 Jul 2018
HSF, Melbourne Law School team up for ‘Law Apps’ subject
Global firm Herbert Smith Freehills has signed on as a sponsor of an innovative elective subject at the University of Melbourne’s Law School. ...
Legal technology
19 Jun 2018
Empathy crucial for future legal tech
An empathy-informed or human-centric approach to legal tech development will help ensure that legal tech tools and services will be wanted and used, a...
15 Jun 2018
Legal trio unveil new practice
Three legal stalwarts have paired up to launch a new practice which aims to help lawyers transform their business outside of the billable hour model....
14 Jun 2018
Clients are ‘badly serviced’ by traditional firms
The CEO of a prominent NewLaw firm has spoken about how his start-up firm has achieved rapid growth since inception, painting a picture of where BigLa...
11 Jun 2018
Neighbourhood disputes tech hackathon hosted in Qld
The Legal Forecast, in partnership with the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG), hosted “Hackcess to Justice” (H2J) for young law st...
31 May 2018
UK private equity outfit acquires LOD
Flexible legal services firm Lawyers on Demand (LOD) has brought in overseas private capital to support its future growth plans. Write comment...
22 May 2018
Law firm partnership to offer automated wills
A specialist law firm has announced a partnership which will see it provide automated estate planning services to the Australian community. W...
15 May 2018
'Enriching, innovative' Race to the Future a hit
The first-of-its-kind mash-up of The Amazing Race and a legal hackathon has proven to be a success with budding law students and practitioners alike. ...
10 May 2018
From the links to LinkedIn: How boutiques can use video to nab clientele
In the NewLaw world, marketing your brand, services and firm via online videos is a great new way for lawyers to showcase personality and expertise wi...
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