One Third of Consumers Not Given Estimate of Legal Costs: Survey

The Legal Services Council (LSC) has published an Australian consumer survey report which focuses on what information consumers expect to be given about their legal costs. The Legal Services Council Consumer Survey 2017 was conducted by Piazza Research on behalf of the LSC in December 2016. Its accompanying report was completed in February 2017. The report contains responses from more…Read More

Customisation and Productivity Enhancements for Dragon Professional Group and Dragon Legal Australian

Nuance Communications has announced customisation and productivity enhancements for Dragon Professional Group and Dragon Legal Australian.  Both solutions provide powerful, enterprise-ready capabilities to easily deploy speech recognition across multiple users to improve documentation productivity within enterprises and law firms of any size. Dragon Professional Group and Dragon Legal Australian have been updated to include a next-generation speech engine leveraging Nuance’s Deep…Read More

Comprehensive Review into the Family Law System

The Turnbull Government has announced the first comprehensive review into the family law system since the commencement of the Family Law Act in 1976, paving the way for long term fundamental reform to better meet the needs of modern Australian families, said the Federal Attorney-General. Budget Funding As well, the Government has announced an $80 million funding boost to frontline…Read More

$80 million for Family Law Sector

Federal Budget 2017-18 and the legal sector  The Federal Government has committed $80 million to family law and family violence services. “This will help repair a family law system on the verge of breaking,” Law Society of NSW president Pauline Wright said. “Families turn to the justice system in crisis. "This critically needed funding could help reduce the hardship for many parents…Read More

NetDocuments Partners with Xakia Technologies

NetDocuments cloud-based document and email management (DMS) provider for law firms and corporate legal departments, is continuing its market momentum in Australia with the appointment of Xakia Technologies as the latest company to join its growing partner network.   The new appointment will enable both NetDocuments and Xakia Technologies to satisfy in-house legal team demand for secure, compliant, cloud-based solutions. …Read More

Innovative legaltech firm gets $500,000 funding boost

Equity Investment from Queensland Government Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has announced Brisbane-based legaltech company Lawcadia has received $500,000 from the Queensland Government’s Business Development Fund. Mr Pitt said the funding will assist Lawcadia expand its legal procurement business, which is already attracting significant business interest across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. “This home-grown company is…Read More

$80 million for Family Law Sector

Federal Budget 2017-18 and the legal sector  The Federal Government has committed $80 million to family law and family violence services. “This will help repair a family law system on the verge of breaking,” Law Society of […]

NetDocuments Partners with Xakia Technologies

NetDocuments cloud-based document and email management (DMS) provider for law firms and corporate legal departments, is continuing its market momentum in Australia with the appointment of Xakia Technologies as the latest company to join its […]

Innovative legaltech firm gets $500,000 funding boost

Equity Investment from Queensland Government Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has announced Brisbane-based legaltech company Lawcadia has received $500,000 from the Queensland Government’s Business Development Fund. Mr Pitt said the funding […]

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NetDocuments Partners with Xakia Technologies

NetDocuments cloud-based document and email management (DMS) provider for law firms and corporate legal departments, is continuing its market momentum in Australia with the appointment of Xakia Technologies as the latest company to join its […]

Innovative legaltech firm gets $500,000 funding boost

Equity Investment from Queensland Government Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has announced Brisbane-based legaltech company Lawcadia has received $500,000 from the Queensland Government’s Business Development Fund. Mr Pitt said the funding […]

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$80 million for Family Law Sector

Federal Budget 2017-18 and the legal sector  The Federal Government has committed $80 million to family law and family violence services. “This will help repair a family law system on the verge of breaking,” Law Society of […]

Innovative legaltech firm gets $500,000 funding boost

Equity Investment from Queensland Government Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has announced Brisbane-based legaltech company Lawcadia has received $500,000 from the Queensland Government’s Business Development Fund. Mr Pitt said the funding […]

Launch of 2017 Legal Innovation Index

The 2017 Legal Innovation Index is now open for entry, inviting pioneering firms and legal teams across Australia and New Zealand to submit their market-changing innovations.   The Index was launched in 2013 by Janders […]

 

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