Preliminary findings from the 2016 ALPMA/InfoTrack ‘Adapting to the Changing Legal Landscape’ Research
The Australasian legal profession is slow in adapting to the changing legal landscape, according to the new research conducted by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and InfoTrack. The research surveyed 163 firms across Australia and New Zealand in July.
Collaboration across law firms, clients and professional service firms has seen a rise in the power and impact of legal innovation this year in Australia and New Zealand, as evidenced by the 2016 Legal Innovation Index announced last night by LexisNexis® and Janders Dean.
In a move set to disrupt the software industry, GlobalX Legal Solutions has announced entry into the small to mid-firm market with a cloud-based workflow solution, Matter Centre. At $0 software cost, and built in collaboration with conveyancers, Matter Centre represents affordable, scalable software for conveyancing firms of all size.
Drafting tool wins Product Excellence category at prestigious awards
Lexis® Draft, the latest drafting tool from LexisNexis®, has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for Product Excellence in The Australian Business Awards 2016.
NetDocuments announced continued rapid growth in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with leading firms Mills Oakley and Minter Ellison SA/NT, as well as boutique firms Hive Legal and Polczynski Lawyers, all selecting NetDocuments’ modern cloud platform for document and email management.
International law firm Allens is teaming up with the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and software firm Neota Logic to create a program which will see law students create artificial intelligence (AI) applications that help people address legal problems online.
HotDocs, the global leader in document automation software, today announced a new partnership with InPlace Solutions, an IT company that provides technology solutions and services to the Australian legal sector.
D4, a leader in eDiscovery managed services, information governance, and computer forensics, announced the selection of Tom Groom as Managing Director, China. A 25-year eDiscovery veteran, Groom is among an elite band of professionals to earn the highest certification as a Certified Analytics Expert in kCura’s Relativity®, a best-in-class eDiscovery review platform, and is unsurpassed in this area of expertise in Mainland China.
NetDocuments, the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) document and email management (DMS) provider for law firms and corporate legal departments, announced Gilbert + Tobin, a top-tier leading independent firm with over 550 people across offices in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth, Australia, will upgrade its on-premises DMS to NetDocuments native cloud-based service to achieve greater usability, mobility, and improved security.
GlobalX has announced the launch of its annual industry survey, which aims to gain a better understanding and insight into the trends affecting Australia’s legal and conveyancing industries. The online survey will be live for three weeks, with one lucky practitioner winning a $2,500 Gift Card.
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