October 17 2016
First Electronic Contract Executed at a Property Auction

Victoria legal firm First Class Legal has executed the first electronic auction contract for a property in outer Melbourne suburb Greensborough, revolutionising the way people will buy and sell property in Victoria.

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August 31 2016
Challenges loom as partners resist change

Preliminary findings of research conducted by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and InfoTrack, show the vast majority of respondents cited a need for their firms to evolve its business processes.

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August 29 2016
Australasian firms failing to address evolving legal landscape

In July, the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and InfoTrack surveyed 163 firms across Australia and New Zealand. Despite innovation becoming a buzzword within the legal profession, new research has revealed that Australasian law firms are proving slow to adapt to the changing legal landscape.

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August 26 2016
What is the Australasian Legal Industry’s Blueprint for Change?

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.

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August 22 2016
The end of paper

Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with InfoTrack, assembled a roundtable of property lawyers and tech experts to discuss the latest developments in transaction technology and the future of contracting.

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August 05 2016
Agents warned: buying and selling property set for ‘revolution’

The whole process is tedious and it’s really just a waste of time and paper. The professionals transacting in the conveyancing industry are at the forefront of the revolution and they have two choices: either be part of it or ignore it,” she said, speaking at an InfoTrack information session earlier this week.

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July 08 2016
Bricks and mortar investors attached to tangible transactions

Speaking at a Lawyers Weekly technology roundtable discussion supported by InfoTrack, the Bakers real estate group head said that his practice was focused on innovating legal processes, but with the psychology of client confidence in mind.

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July 05 2016
How technology is shaping transactions

Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with InfoTrack, hosted the Transaction Technology roundtable earlier this month. The discussion brought together lawyers from Clayton Utz, Baker & McKenzie, Colin Biggers & Paisley and Kreisson to explore the opportunities and challenges presented by technology in transactional practices, especially property.

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June 22 2016
Hurdles to tech innovation under the microscope

A total of 732 respondents from the legal profession participated in the Transaction Technology survey, which was delivered in partnership with InfoTrack and provided a snapshot of how technology is affecting legal transactions.

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June 16 2016
Laywer makes history with first paperless property sale

The historic transaction saw a one-bedroom apartment in Dee Why sold to its new owners by Kreisson Lawyers property lawyer Claire Martin. Infotrack eContracts and eSigning platforms were used in the paperless transaction.

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June 15 2016
Australia’s first paperless property sale

“The entire process – from exchange to settlement – can be done anytime, anywhere in the world irrespective of the number of signatures required on the contract and everyone is a winner. InfoTrack disrupted our complacent market recently when it launched sign2exchange with its eContract offering,” she said.

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June 14 2016
Beginning to End Electronic Conveyancing Now a Reality

An electronic contract exchange using an InfoTrack e-contract, through to an electronic settlement on the PEXA platform, has heralded a new era of digital conveyancing for residential properties.

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June 14 2016
Aussie property market’s first paperless sale

The historic transaction saw a one-bedroom apartment in Dee Why sold to its new owners by Kreisson Lawyers property lawyer Claire Martin. Infotrack eContracts and eSigning platforms were used in the paperless transaction.

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June 10 2016
Paperless Apartment Sale Makes Australian History

Through InfoTrack’s eContracts and eSigning technologies, the seller drew up her own contract, which she emailed to the buyer, who sent it back, reported The AFR.

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June 09 2016
Paperless apartment sale in Sydney suburb makes history

InfoTrack is a workflow technology company and considered a "disrupter" in data management having introduced contact-less contract signing from anywhere in the world. "It gives new meaning to the term online shopping because now we can include online property," Ms Martin said.

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May 25 2016
Argument calls for simpler VOI requirements

State registries must simplify Verification of Identity (VOI) requirements causing excessive costs and time delays in the settlement process, an online search provider has argued.

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May 24 2016
New VOI Requirements Causing Friction Between Practitioners and Clients

InfoTrack recently conducted a survey of conveyancing practitioners asking about experiences with the new verification of identity requirements.

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May 20 2016
Property lawyers brace for VOI changes

While a majority of firms have prepared for the changes in verification of identity (VOI) procedures, concern remains around the burden it could place on clients.

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April 18 2016
Cloud concerns deterring progress

According to findings by searching technology specialist InfoTrack and legal systems company InPlace Solutions, 60 per cent of firm managers believe lawyer resistance is the biggest hurdle to jump when it comes to the adoption of new digital services and productivity tools.

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April 01 2016
Tech resistance affecting efficiency

While efficiency is a top priority for many law firms, lawyers’ resistance to cloud services and technology are holding firms back, according to a new survey conducted by InfoTrack and InPlace Solutions.

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March 31 2016
Data sovereignty and privacy top cloud concerns for lawyers

A new survey conducted by InfoTrack and InPlace Solutions has found that 56.7 per cent of respondents cited data sovereignty as their primary concern and 46.7 per cent cited data privacy.

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March 18 2016
Whether you win, lose or settle, how do your clients know that you cared?

Technology company InfoTrack, has launched Client Centricity Awards to recognise legal practitioners, teams and firms across Australia that deliver excellence in client services and customer experience.

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February 29 2016
Property 101: ID verification in electronic property transfers in NSW, QLD and Victoria

The land registries in NSW, Victoria and Queensland have developed and adopted Verification of Identity Standards (VOI Standards) for verifying the identity of parties to land transactions for the purposes of the National Electronic Conveyancing laws in Australia.

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February 24 2016
Call to Overhaul PPSR

Despite recent changes to simplify the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA), 70 per cent of Australian legal practitioners are adamant that the changes that took effect in October are not sufficient and that the system is still far too complicated, according to the InfoTrack PPSA survey just released.

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January 29 2016
One-stop-shop revolutionises Contracts for Sale

Legal search innovator InfoTrack has radically simplified cumbersome and time consuming Contract for Sale with the launch of a ‘one-stop-shop’ which enables conveyancers to order an entire Contract for Sale complete with searches and certificates.

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November 20 2015
Leading in the Age of Disruption

As legal practitioners, especially those in mid to large firms, we are aware that we work in a constantly changing business environment with disruptive concepts and new technologies launching into our sector every day.

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November 20 2015
InfoTrack goes it alone on VOI

In a determined bid to reduce identity fraud and threat, most States and Territories have initiated stricter regulations requiring lawyers, conveyancers and mortgagees to verify a party participating in a conveyancing transaction.

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October 28 2015
Artificial Intelligence Expert System App for VOI Compliance

InfoTrack has launched IDfy, an iPhone app which functions as an expert system to help lawyers and conveyancers meet their verification of identity (VOI) obligations. Android and iPad apps are in development.

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October 26 2015
InfoTrack scoops the business awards trifecta

A client-centre culture, ground breaking technical capabilities and a mindset that says we are determined to be the best at what we do is paying big dividends for leading legal search provider InfoTrack which has made the 2015 BRW Fast 100, the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and been named a finalist in the 2015 BRW & PwC’s Private Clients Aspire Awards.

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September 11 2015
Thought leader award winners announced

Online law firm LegalVision has taken out the ALPMA/ InfoTrack Thought Leadership Award for 2015.

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August 14 2015
InfoTrack Takes Two

InfoTrack has received two honours at the Australian Business Awards 2015, named as both the ABA100 Winner for Best Technology Product and ABA100 Winner for Service Excellence.

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August 14 2015
InfoTrack on track with its Service Excellence.

For its focus on customer satisfaction, in 2015 InfoTrack has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for Service Excellence in The Australian Business Awards.

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August 14 2015
InfoTrack REVEALS technology product.

InfoTrack’s REVEAL software is one of the company’s custom-built interfaces, and is designed to encourage a more positive user experience. The REVEAL software is a free add-on provided to all InfoTrack clients. For this initiative, InfoTrack has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for Best Technology Product in The 2015 Australian Business Awards. ​

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August 11 2015
Growth and Acquisitions Spur InfoTrack Restructure

InfoTrack Chief Executive Stephen Wood has been appointed Chairman of the InfoTrack group of companies including InfoTrack Australia, Scott Ashwood, InfoTrack UK and the STL Group (UK) and former Chief Technology Officer John Ahern appointed Chief Executive as the leading search provider gears up to continue its aggressive growth strategy locally and off shore.

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